Terms and Conditions


The application for admission as a member of EPWS will be addressed to the Executive Committee by means of written communication. The applicants must specify in their application which type of membership they are applying for. They must also demonstrate their compliance with all the relevant membership criteria. The application must be accompanied by the documents and data requested for each type of membership.

The Executive Committee is entitled to ask the applicant any additional information it deems necessary in order to issue its advice to the Board of Administration.

If these bodies ask for any such additional information, the application procedure will be suspended until this additional information is communicated by the applicant.

The Executive Committee will make recommendations to the Board of Administration concerning all applications for membership.

The Board of Administration will vote to accept or reject each membership application on the basis of a simple majority.

The applicant, whose application for membership is being accepted, will confirm its acceptance of the Statutes, the Internal Rules and the key policy statements and joint declarations of the Association by returning the Statement of Admission to the Association, completed and duly signed by its legal/official representative.

Brussels, November 2006

About EPWS

The European Platform of Women Scientists is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond.


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