Full membership of IAUP is open to present and former university Presidents, Rectors and Vice-Chancellors and to present and former Chief Officers of universities, whose institutions are recognized by local, national or international authorities, as may be specified in Bylaws to this Charter. Discounted membership fees are offered to all retired presidents and to active members from Lower and Lower-Middle Income Countries.
FULL MEMBERSHIP FOR ACTIVE PRESIDENTS FROM UPPER-MIDDLE OR HIGH INCOME COUNTRIES
Active Presidents, Associate Members and Affiliate Members: $2400 for three years
Retired membership: $1000 for three years
FULL MEMBERSHIP FOR RETIRED PRESIDENTS AND ACTIVE PRESIDENTS FROM LOWER AND LOWER-MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES
Individual membership: $1000 for three years
Retired membership: $800 for three years
NOTE: Lower and Lower-Middle Income Countries are defined per World Bank as countries with per capita GNI of below $4,085 USD. Higher-Middle and High Income Countries are defined per World Bank as countries with per capital GNI of above $4,085.
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Associate membership is open to present and former leaders of higher educational institutions, other than universities, who are recommended by local or national university organizations.
Affiliated Membership is open to inter-university organizations pursuing objectives which are in line with those of the IAUP. Such membership is available to two representatives of the relevant organization, e.g. the Head (Chair, President) and the chief administrative officer (e.g. Secretary-General, Director).
Honorary membership is awarded selectively to distinguished leaders of socio-economic, social and cultural life who support university leaders in achieving their international, worldwide goals.
The IAUP may enter into arrangements with other appropriate organizations engaged in cognate activities with a view to arranging reciprocal membership.