Membership is on an individual basis. It is open without restriction to anyone who accepts and engages with the Association’s Aims. This includes those who do not live or work in a European nation state. As a member you become a part of an association which:
- Enables the development of and support for social work research through a range of activities and initiatives
- Gives social work research a presence and identity in Europe, in seeking to promote a social work marked by knowledge, evidence, understanding and justice.
- Provides a basis for mutual support of and collaboration with ‘sister’ organizations and networks in Europe and around the world
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As a Member, you get...
- Free electronic access to the European Journal for Social Work
- Access to Special Interest Groups, and specialized workshops
- Access to ESWRA member-only website facilities
- Individual member profile on the forum, member only forum
- Special news for members
Changes to ESWRA Membership Fees
From 2018 the conference fee for ECSWR will include ESWRA membership. If you are not able to attend the conference but would like to be a member of ESWRA please see the fee structure below.
Membership fees as of 1st January 2019 are :
Higher Income countries
Full membership 110 Euro per year
Students and emeritus members 50 Euro per year
Lower income countries
Full membership 50 Euro per year
Students and emeritus members 25 Euro per year
If you have a question about eligibility for membership, please contact ESWRA administrator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Full: Full members are persons who have a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree in social work or social welfare; or are teaching in social work programmes; or are researchers primarily working in social work research units, teams or other forms of research practice
Student member: The student fee level is for those who are students in a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree programme in social work or social welfare, and who also, because of their student status, have a significant loss in their income
Emeritus member: Emeritus members are persons who have attended the European Conference for Social Work Research for at least three years, are Association members, and are retired from their primary place of employment. You should make a written request to the Association for Emeritus status (email@example.com)
Associate member: Associate members are persons in employment who are not otherwise eligible for Full or Student membership.
Category 1. High and medium high-income countries
Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Liechtenstein, Norway, Belgium, France, Italy, Finland, United Kingdom, Iceland, Monaco, Switzerland
Category 2. Medium low and low-income countries
Albania, Czech Republic, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia, Moldova Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Turkey, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Azerbaijan
Country classification - classification according to Erasmus+ programme guide 2016 and IMF WEO Data: April 2017 Edition cut off point 35.000 US dollars GDP per capita
Duration and termination of membership
Membership of the Association runs from January 1st to December 31st of any year.
During the year it is possible to terminate a membership by writing to the ESWRA office at: firstname.lastname@example.org. By termination of membership an annual membership fee already paid is not refundable.
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