Welcome to CIE-UK

The International Commission on Illumination - also known as the CIE from its French title, the Commission Internationale de l'Éclairage - is devoted to worldwide cooperation and the exchange of information on all matters relating to the science and art of light and lighting, colour and vision, photobiology and image technology.

CIE is an independent, non-profit organization that serves member countries on a voluntary basis. Since its inception in 1913, the CIE has become a professional organization and has been accepted as representing the best authority on the subject and as such is recognized by ISO as an international standardization body.

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Free Publications

Every year the CIE make one document available for free to members of CIE national illuminating committees. In 2021 this document is CIE 227:2017 Lighting for older people and people with visual impairment in buildings.

To receive a copy of this publication, please contact the CIE secretary Allan Howard - allan.howard@wspgroup.com


For general enquiries and details of membership please contact the Executive Secretray, Allan Howard.


Latest Events

CIE Midterm Meeting, 2021

26 September 2021 to 2 October 2021

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This will be an online-only event, with events scheduled to best-compromise attendance from participants around the world. CIE-UK will support payment of registration fees for online attendance.

More information available at: http://malaysia2021.cie.co.at/

National Illumination Committee and CIE-UK Trustees AGM December 2021

2 December 2021