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Practitioner membership

This category of membership is open to private individuals or those working in non-academic organisations based anywhere in the world.

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ECGI is an academic network with almost half of our subscribers working in practice. This combination helps to make it such a vibrant community, bringing research to life. To join this community click here and for queries contact us at

Practitioner Membership

€250 per annum

The benefits include:

  • An individual professional listing in the ECGI membership directory.
  • Registration for public and members-only email communications.
  • Free attendance at the ECGI Annual Conference and Dinner.
  • Networking opportunities and access to leading academics.
  • 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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Join our community of practitioner members

ECGI is a vibrant network of governance experts. Listen to what some of them say about being part of the ECGI community.

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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