A number of scholarly societies provide institutional frameworks in which this project is developed and tested. The societies listed here are notable for arranging conferences, workshops, and panels on topics that are directly related to or otherwise relevant for the Occult Minds project.
- American Academy of Religion (AAR)
- European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE)
- European Association for the Study of Religion (EASR)
- International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR)
- International Association for the History of Religion (IAHR)
- North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR)