Membership of the European Society of International Law is for the calendar year from 1 January to 31 December. All members joining / renewing their membership between 1 November and 31 December will be accorded membership for the following year. Please see the Individual Membership webpage for further information and full details of membership benefits. ESIL offers discounted fees for students, retired persons and members based in low and middle-income income countries. The following rules apply:
- - Student members are studying full-time at undergraduate or postgraduate level or studying for a PhD.
- - A retired person is aged over 60 years and no longer in full-time employment.
- - Reduced fees are offered to members based in low- and middle-income countries. Eligibility is determined by the country where a member studies or works (the institution where the member earns most of her/his income). It is not based on nationality or place of residence. List of eligible countries (based on World Bank data).