IUCr Associates Programme

Frequently asked questions

What is the IUCr Associates Programme?

The IUCr Associates Programme offers access to exclusive member discounts, valuable resources and networking opportunities. By joining the Associates Programme, you will be giving your support to the IUCr's many charitable activities such as providing financial assistance to students to attend international meetings, a Visiting Professor scheme and building crystallography capacity around the world. For further details, please visit http://www.iucr.org/people/associates.

What are the benefits of joining the Associates Programme?

The benefits of joining the Associates Programme are listed in full at http://www.iucr.org/people/associates. In brief, the benefits include discounts on the open-access publishing fee for IUCr journals, discounts on the price of purchasing print copies of International Tables of Crystallography, discounts from other major publishers, professional networking opportunities such as access to the IUCr LinkedIn group, and access to resources such as jobs postings, the IUCr Newsletter, meeting notices, webinars and videos.

How much does it cost to become an Associate?

A discount of 20% on the joining fee is available for a limited period of time. The 3-year full rate is USD 200, this reduces to USD 160 with the discount. Please note that a student/retired scientist/developing country rate is also available - see www.iucr.org/people/associates/joining-fees for further details. (VAT to be added, where applicable.)

How do I take advantage of the discount?

To take advantage of the discount please click here to join now.


If you have a question that is not covered here, please send an email to associates@iucr.org or use the Contact us web form to submit an enquiry. The IUCr aims to answer all queries within 24 hours. However, if your query is submitted over a weekend it may take longer to receive a reply.