Mensa was founded in England in 1946 by a barrister named Roland Berrill, and Dr. Lance Ware, a scientist and lawyer. They wanted to create a society for bright people, the only qualification for membership being a high IQ.
Mensa is today a global organisation with more than 150,000 members in more than 100 countries around the world.
Mensa has national chapters in four of the Nordic countries. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. There are more than 15,000 members in the Nordic countries combined. Read more about the different national chapters by clicking the flags.