If you attend to become a member of ECREA`s Philosophy of Communication Section, please apply for the Association’s general membership and denote your section preference. Once your general application has been accepted, no further application process for the section is needed. For further information related to the section’s membership, have a look at our modus operandi, please.

In order to allow as many scholars as possible to join, ECREA is offering a very flexible and affordable membership fee structure for individuals and institutions, with reduced fees for first year membership, for young scholars, for soft-currency countries and for large institutions.

ECREA has three categories of membership:

Individual members: all persons who are active in the field of communication research or education. This also applies to persons living outside Europe who are conducting research into communication in Europe. Each individual member carries one vote at the General Assembly.

The standard individual membership fee covers one person, who qualifies for ECREA’s membership benefits.

Become an Individual member.

Institutional members: legal bodies such as universities with relevant departments, legal bodies with relevant policy departments and legal bodies with professional research from all parts of Europe, which are concerned with media and communications research or dedicate all or part of their activity to such research. Each institutional member is entitled to five votes at the General Assembly.

The standard institutional membership fee covers an institutional coordinator and ten individuals from that institution. In addition, PhD students of the institutional member are also included on the ECREA membership list at no extra charge. All qualify for the ECREA’s membership benefits. A specific fee allows larger institutions to list 25 or more individuals – for more information, please contact the General Secretary at generalsecretary@ecrea.eu.

Become an Institutional member.

Associate institutional members: the association may confer the status of associate institutional member upon organizations, which are legally established in their country of origin and whose aims are connected with those of the Association. This category for instance includes national communication studies organisations. An Associate member does not vote at the General Assembly.

Associate institutional membership does not involve a fee.

Become an Associate institutional member

To join ECREA and the Philosophy of Communication Section, please download the appropriate form:

Word form for an individual membership

Word form for an institutional membership

An invoice will be sent upon reception and acceptance of the application. These invoices also contain information about the means of payment (bank transfer or credit card payments). Please do NOT send cash or cheques.

Membership Fee

Individual membership fee

  • EURO 50
  • EURO 35 (junior scholar)
  • EURO 10 (soft-currency country)
  • EURO 10 (First year individual member)

Institutional membership fee

  • EURO 250
  • EURO 50 (soft-currency country)
  • EURO 50 (First year institutional member)
  • special fee structures for large institutions with 25 people or more

Associate institutional membership fee

  • EURO 0