Fairer Fees

IE Management

Money, money, money (c) Ludwig

Did you know that the average income in some European countries is less than 10% of that in some other countries? To cope with that, our General Assembly decided on a fairer system for membership fees.

From 1 January 2018, all countries will be assigned to one of four different fee groups, aligned to their 2015 GDP PPP (i.e. the 2015 gross domestic product per capita in international dollars regarding purchasing power parity). These four groups will include the following fees for members from the following countries:

Membership categoryGroup 1Group 2Group 3Group 4
Individual membership€10€20€30€40
Professional membership€20€40€60€80
Corporate membership C€40€80€120€160
Corporate membership B€80€160€240€320
Corporate membership A€160€320€480€640
Organisation membership€50€100€150€200
European countriesAlbania
Belarus
Bosnia and
 Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Kosovo
Macedonia
Moldova
Montenegro
Serbia
Ukraine
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech
 Republic
Estonia
Greece
Hungary
Latvia Lithuania
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Belgium
Finland
France
Italy
Malta
Spain
United
 Kingdom
Austria
Denmark
Germany
Iceland
Ireland
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Sweden
Switzerland
Countries with IE members
from outside Europe
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Mexico
Philippines
Turkey
Zimbabwe
IsraelAustralia
Bahrain
Canada
New Zealand
Puerto Rico
United States
 of America


Towards the end of the year, the new system will be introduced on our website. We also intend to align our general fee policy with it.

In general, the assignment of countries to single groups should change according to changes in the GDP PPP. However, all changes in membership fees are subject to the meeting of the General Assembly.

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift,
let it be enthusiasm.

Bruce Barton