Individual Memberships

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

Key benefits

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

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

Expert information and insight
Benefit from access to RUSI publications including Newsbrief, Defence Systems, the world-renowned RUSI Journal and our latest research publications.

Choose from the four tab options below

Standard Individual Membership

Our most popular membership, providing cost-effective access to both in-person and online members events as well as digital and print publications.

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 Option: Extended Publications

When you select your membership option, you have the opportunity to add Whitehall Papers and Whitehall Reports to your membership for an additional cost of £50

  • Whitehall Papers - online access plus print copies (typically 2 published a year)
  • Whitehall Reports - online access plus print copies (typically 4 published a year)

Standard Individual

Suitable for everyone


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Suitable for under 30s, over 65s and serving military personnel

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