How to Join ICMM

We invite you to consider membership of ICMM in one of three membership categories. Details of all current ICMM members may be found here

 

FULL MEMBERSHIP of ICMM

Museums wishing to apply as FULL members of ICMM should send by email, to the Secretary General at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., a letter of application, on museum stationery and signed by the museum's director or a board member. A guideline document which sets out all the questions to be answered and can be used as the format for a museum's letter of application on its own stationery, can be downloaded by clicking here.

The application will be considered by the ICMM Executive Council and, if approved, ratified by the ICMM General Assembly at the next biennial congress. Membership fees are payable after an application is accepted. The Secretary General can answer any questions an applicant may have about the membership process.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Individuals wishing to join ICMM as an ASSOCIATE member and who are staff members of a FULL member should send a letter by email to the Secretary General at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with details of their position and role at the FULL member institution.

Individuals who are not staff members of a FULL member institution, and who wish to join as an ASSOCIATE member, should obtain a letter of recommendation from a FULL member institution and send it to the Secretary General at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. together with their personal details and involvement in maritime museums, or other maritime interests.

All applications for ASSOCIATE membership will go before the ICMM Executive Council for acceptance. On confirmation of membership, the membership fee is payable.

Please note that ASSOCIATE membership is not available to institutions, or to individuals representing maritime museums. All institutions should apply for FULL membership.

AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP

AFFILIATE ICMM membership is to groups what Associate membership is for individuals. It is a broad membership category that is open to any organisation that wishes to support ICMM and keep up-to-date with what goes on in the world of maritime museums.

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), research institutes, governmental institutions and private companies with links to the world of museums and specifically maritime heritage are welcome to apply for affiliate membership. Please note museums cannot be affiliate members.

Affiliate membership is subject to approval of the ICMM Executive Council on the basis of the membership application submitted (see below).

The Affiliate membership fee is 75 Euros per annum.

Benefits for Affiliate Members:

  • Part of the world’s only international maritime museum network and eligible to attend ICMM’s biennial Congresses (Congress delegate fee applicable)
  • On the ICMM e-mailing list to receive periodic news about ICMM activities
  • Listed as supporters on the ICMM website, with links to your organisation’s website
To apply to be an Affiliate member, please send an email to the ICMM  Hon. Secretary-General at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating:
  1. The Name of your Organization:
  2. The Address of your Organization:
  3. A Brief Description (50 words max) of the business of your Organization:
  4. The Name and job title of the primary contact at your organization:
  5. An email address for the primary contact:
  6. The reason why you would like to support ICMM (50 words maximum):   

 

ICMM MEMBERSHIP FEES 2018

The membership categories and fees are set out in the table below. If you have any questions, please contact the Secretary General.

2018ICMMFees Rev 21Jul 2018