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Individual memberships are suitable for those individuals who wish to join RUSI's growing network of policymakers and practitioners.

RUSI members enjoy privileged access to the RUSI Journal, Newsbrief and Defence Systems as well as invitations to our full programme of exclusive members’ lectures and seminars. 

Members also have access to our renowned Library of Military History and online catalogue, and the chance to personalise your membership with additional RUSI publications.

Discounted student and young persons rates are available for those who are in full time education or under the age of 35. Concessions are also available for those over the age of 65.

Platinum Individual Membership is a complete package; offering greater interaction between RUSI and its individual members seeking a superior service. Alongside subscription to all publications, our highest level of individual members will be invited to authoritative briefings from RUSI’s senior research staff twice a year.

Online membership offers access to RUSI's rich platform of premium content. With access to RUSI's flagship Journal and Defence Systems, online members will also have the ability to add to their online membership and have access to other publications, as well as listen to and watch selected RUSI events.

Membership Benefits Web Student* Over 65** Under 35** Standard Platinum
RUSI Journal subscription (x6) Online only
RUSI Defence Systems subscription
Access to RUSI Journal online archive
Access to RUSI Defence Systems online archive
RUSI monthly Newsletter
Invitations to members' events 1 per year
Invitations to exclusive Under 35 Forum events** 1 per year
RUSI Newsbrief subscription (x6)
Whitehall Papers (x3) +£30 +£30 +£30 +£30 +£30
Whitehall Reports (x4) +£30 +£30 +£30 +£30 +£30
Use of Library of Military History
Invitations to Whitehall Dialogue Meetings
RUSI published books
Individual access to RUSI Director-General and staff
PRICES FOR 2015/16 From

* Available to students in full-time education only    ** Age restrictions apply    Option to attend, fees per meeting apply

Patron's Circle

 All benefits of Chairman’s Circle Membership, plus:

 ✔ Two invitations for all Chairman’s Circle dinners with VIP speakers (approximately eight per year)

 ✔ Private briefings with RUSI Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Senior Vice-President, Director-General and selected Senior Associate Fellows

 ✔ Invitation to Patron’s Circle annual reception

 ✔ Opportunity to host your own private events at RUSI.

Chairman's Circle

 All benefits of Platinum Membership, plus:

 ✔ Invitations to all Chairman’s Circle dinners with VIP speakers

 ✔ Access to senior RUSI expertise at Director–General and Director level

 ✔ Organisation of two specially convened events for up to 30 participants at RUSI headquarters*

 ✔ Invitations to private breakfasts and lunches with VIP speakers

 ✔ Three private, two-hour briefings by RUSI experts, tailored to your interests, hosted at your corporate headquarters or at RUSI

 ✔ Invitation to Chairman’s Circle annual reception

 ✔ Secondment opportunities

 ✔ One complimentary room hire at RUSI headquarters

 ✔ Rapid response analysis emails by senior RUSI experts as and when a major crisis erupts

 ✔ Additional tailored membership benefits* may be included in the Chairman’s Circle package, such as:

  • Organisation of overseas visit, hosted by RUSI experts
  • Research papers and/or projects
  • Peer review of your internal strategy papers.


Michael Kamara
Tel: +44 (0)207 747 2605

Sophie Cordes
Tel: +44 (0)207 747 2600

Membership Office

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7747 2605
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7321 0943