Membership in the EITCI Institute

The Institute is an association formed by the natural persons and legal entities. Membership categories are Academic Member, General Member, Institutional Member and Certification Member. Academic Members are individuals who hold at least a 70% position with an academic institution or otherwise mostly pursue an academic activity. General Members are individuals who otherwise take an active interest in IT certification issues. Institutional Members are legal persons concerned with IT certification standards, for example IT training centers, IT research institutes, Universities, IT companies, etc. Certification Members are organizations (legal persons) who have been appointed with the Institute’s IT certification standards license, for the duration of their appointment.

Application for Membership

Academic, general, institutional or certification membership must be applied for through the Institute's web-site, by e-mail or letter. Applicants must commit to abide by the Articles of Association and the Internal Rules. Applicants must furnish, upon request and under clearly defined conditions of confidentiality, sufficient information to verify the membership class. Academic Members commit to notify the Institute immediately when the pre-conditions for academic membership cease to apply. A duly constituted Membership Committee admits new Members. In the event of rejection, the applicant may request re-consideration of the application by the Board, the decision of which is final and requires no justification.

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End of Membership

The membership of any Member of the Association shall terminate:

  • Upon decease, incapacity or insolvency of an individual;
  • Upon voluntary or forced dissolution or liquidation of a legal person or association;
  • By resignation;
  • Upon suspension or expulsion.

Members may resign from the Institute by notifying the Board in writing. The resignation will take effect on receipt of the notification by the Institute. A Member deemed to cause damage to the interests of the Institute may be suspended or expelled by the Board. The Member will be notified of the suspension or the expulsion. The Member concerned shall in any case have the right to present its defense beforehand. In case of expulsion, it shall also have a right of appeal before the General Assembly. A suspended Member shall not be entitled to vote, to attend meetings of the Institute, or otherwise to participate in the activities of the Institute during the suspension period. No Member who has resigned or has been expelled, nor its beneficiaries or creditors will have any right to the assets of the Institute, nor to any reimbursement of the membership fees or donations; such Member will remain liable for all dues for the current financial year. If such Member or its beneficiaries has any debt towards the Institute, such debt shall immediately become due and payable.

Membership fees

Members shall pay membership fees to the Institute set by the General Assembly, which may vary by membership class. The Board determines the terms and method of payment. Membership is only effective upon receipt of the membership fee. In the event of resignation or exclusion of a member the fee is not reimbursable.