AAATE offers 2 different membership options.
Individual membership is open to any individual with an interest in assistive technology and the mission of the association. Individual members have one vote during the General Assembly.
- Professionals are full paying members and entitled to all customary rights and privileges of the association.
- There is a possibility for a reduced fee depending on financial circumstances / in situations of low income.
- Honorary members are persons, who have particularly distinguished themselves in the field of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology. They pay no membership fee. Honorary members are appointed by the General Assembly. The General Assembly may transfer this authority to the Board.
The following membership fees are proposed from 2011 onwards including free access to the electronic version of the AAATE journal “Technology and Disability”
|Students, Seniors (+65), Users with Disability
Institutional membership is open to any public or private body with interest in assistive technology and in the mission of the association. Institutional membership is open to different types of entities, such as research institutes, universities, companies, public authorities, affiliations, networks, etc. on the condition that they are regularly established and in possession of a clearly identifiable legal identity. Institutional Membership includes three (3) individual memberships and other specified benefits among which is the possibility to register additional individual members for a reduced fee. Individuals obtaining AAATE membership within the framework of an institutional membership have the same rights as individual members although during the general assembly only three members belonging to each institution can vote.
The following fees are proposed for 2011 onwards including free access to the electronic version of the AAATE journal “Technology and Disability”:
(3 individuals included)
|Additional individual memberships|
|Institutions||200 EUR||40 EUR|
Only full paying members are eligible for election to the Board.
Reference: Download the AAATE Membership Rules put in force during the General Assembly 2011.