Individual Memberships

Keeping you informed, engaged and connected, having RUSI Individual Membership places you at the heart of the global defence and security community.

Having RUSI Individual Membership places you at the heart of the global defence and security community, keeping you informed, engaged and connected.

Key member benefits

Latest news and analysis
Receive regular communications and updates from RUSI, featuring the latest news, commentary and analysis across all aspects of global defence and security.

Exclusive member events
Attend major flagship speeches by political, defence and security leaders through to intimate discussions with policy makers, experts and practitioners.

Expert information and insight
Access RUSI publications such as Newsbrief, Defence Systems, and the world-renowned RUSI Journal, as well as our latest research publications.

Explore Individual Membership options

Standard individual Membership

Our most popular membership, providing cost-effective and comprehensive benefits

Key features


  • Invitations to all member events, both online and in person. Includes major flagship events such as the annual Chief of the Defence Staff address.


Additional benefits

  • Member access to the RUSI Library, a unique and valuable archive of military history
  • 10% discount on RUSI published books

Membership package add-ons

When you select your membership option, you have the opportunity to add either Whitehall Papers and/or Whitehall Reports to your membership package for an additional cost of £30 per title.

Standard Individual

Suitable for everyone

Student Individual

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Suitable for full-time students only


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Suitable for under 35s, over 65s and serving military personnel

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Top Tier Partnerships

This is the elite tier of RUSI membership. Members at this level receive full access to the Institute’s high-level networks and research teams.