How to apply

Any organisation can apply for EFI membership. 

  • Associate membership is open to research institutes, educational establishments, commercial organisations, forest authorities, non-governmental organisations and institutions of similar nature from European States.
  • Affiliate membership is open to institutions of a similar nature from non-European States.

    We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the rules and requirements from the Conference Rules of ProcedureTo learn more about EFI, see the EFI Strategy 2025.

Applications for admission will be considered by the Board twice per year, in April/May and in September/October. To be considered for admission at the respective session, applications must have been received no later than 1 March or 1 August, respectively. If not received by the set deadline, the application will be considered a the following session of the Board.

If you are interested on applying or have any questions, please send an email to:

Membership fees
Below you will see our current fee categories.  EFI’s  membership fee is based on the structure of the World Bank’s list of Economies  See listing at the World Bank  site.

World Bank categories

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