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Academic Institutions

This category of membership is open to universities, law schools, business schools, and other academic bodies based anywhere in the world.

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ECGI is a proud partner of many leading academic institutions around the world. Our collaborations help to showcase the incredible work and investment in research taking place globally. To join this community contact us at

Academic Institutional Membership

€2,000 per annum

The benefits include:

  • Event support and promotion through the ECGI network of over 10,000 people.
  • An organisation profile on the ECGI website.
  • Unlimited individual profile pages in the ECGI membership directory for faculty and PhD candidates.
  • Unlimited registration for public and members-only email communications.
  • Free attendance at the ECGI Annual Conference and Dinner (up to 5 tickets).
  • Access to the ECGI Community platform and noticeboard.
  • Discounted or free access to certain events when applicable.
  • Note: This category does not include publication rights in the ECGI Working Paper Series.

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How can I apply to become a member?

You can apply directly here using our easy application form. If you would like more information about the categories of membership and associated benefits, you can visit our becoming a member page.

Do I need to be nominated to become a member?

No. It is possible to apply for each category without being nominated. However, there is a difference between academic membership and research membership. You can sign up for academic membership today, but applications for research membership are only received every two years. Learn more about the differences in membership categories here.

How can I reinstate my lapsed membership?

We are happy to help you to reactivate your membership. Please send a request by email to

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