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Membership Categories

Full Members | Junior Members | Full Group Members | Corresponding Members | Corresponding Junior Members | Corresponding Group Members | Corporate Members | Fellows | Corresponding Fellows | Gold Medallists and Distinguished Fellows | Retired Members & Retired Fellows | Radiographers | Membership Fees

Full Members
Are physicians and scientists with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology, residing within the boundaries of Europe as determined by the Executive Board. They shall have the right to vote and to hold office. They are subject to the membership fees.

Junior Members
Are doctors in training with an active interest and/or competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology residing in Europe. They shall have the right to vote but shall not have the right to hold office. They shall be subject to reduced membership fees. Junior Members will automatically become Full Members after the earlier of (a) completion of the training, or (b) the expiry of 3 years of Junior Membership. Junior Members may apply for extension of Junior Membership status beyond three years; such extension requires the approval of the Membership Committee which shall decide in its sole discretion.

Full Group Members
Are the European National Interventional Radiology Societies. Full Group Members shall submit the list of their individual members willing to join the Society upon request by the CIRSE membership committee. The list shall include all required contact information of the individual members as well as its status regarding junior or full membership. The individual members of the Full Group Member Societies shall have equal rights and duties such as individual Full Members or Junior Members. Each Full Group Member shall collectively pay the member fees for their individual members. The amount shall be determined by the Executive Board and approved by the Executive Committee. Each year the Full Group Member shall be informed about the amount payable per capita. Payment shall be done at once and upon receipt of the respective membership fee invoice.

Corresponding Members
Are either (a) physicians and scientists with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology residing outside of Europe or (b) Nurses with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology. Corresponding Members shall neither have the right to participate in the General Assembly, nor shall they have the right to vote or to hold office. They are subject to the membership fees.

Corresponding Junior Members
Corresponding Junior Members are doctors in training with an active interest and/or competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology residing outside of Europe. They shall neither have the right to vote nor to hold office. They are subject to the membership fees. Corresponding Junior Members will automatically become Corresponding Members after the earlier of (a) completion of the training, or (b) the expiry of 3 years of Corresponding Junior Membership. Corresponding Junior Members may apply for extension of Corresponding Junior Membership status beyond three years; such extension requires the approval of the Membership Committee which shall decide in its sole discretion.

Corresponding Group Members
Are National or International Interventional Radiology Societies not eligible for Full Group Membership. Corresponding Group Members shall submit the list of their individual members willing to join the Society upon request by the CIRSE membership committee. The list shall include all required contact information of the individual members as well as its status regarding junior and full membership. The individual members of the Corresponding Group Member Societies shall have equal rights and duties such as individual Corresponding Members or Corresponding Junior Members. They shall not have the right to vote or hold office. Each Corresponding Group Member shall collectively pay the member fees for their individual members. The amount shall be determined by the Executive Board and approved by the Executive Committee. Each year the Corresponding Group Member shall be informed about the amount payable per capita. Payment shall be done at once and upon receipt of the respective membership fee invoice.

 
Corporate Members
Are corporations or other organisations, including commercial enterprises, irrespective of their place of incorporation or headquarters, interested in the activities and objectives of the Society. Corporate Members shall nominate one representative who will act as contact person for all membership related correspondence and who may participate in the General Assembly. Corporate Members shall neither have the right to vote nor to hold office. They are subject to the membership fees. Fore more information on Corporate Membership please click here.

Fellows
Are physicians and scientists residing in Europe who have made a significant contribution to interventional radiology and/or cardiovascular imaging techniques. Full Members may apply for Fellow status five years after completion of the relevant medical specialty training, provided that they have been a member of CIRSE for at least three years upon application. Fellows have the right to vote and hold office.
They are subject to the membership fees. Please click here if you are interested in becoming a CIRSE Fellow.

Corresponding Fellows
Shall be physicians and scientists residing outside Europe who otherwise fulfil all required criteria for Fellowship. They shall neither have the right to participate in the General Assembly nor to vote or to hold office. They shall be subject to the membership fees. Please click here if you are interested in becoming a CIRSE Corresponding Fellow.

Gold Medallists and Distinguished Fellows
The Gold Medal and Distinguished Fellowship are the highest honour bestowed by CIRSE. The Honours Committee shall nominate to the Executive Committee potential recipients of Distinguished Fellowship and the CIRSE Gold Medal. The recommendations shall be ratified by the Executive Committee. Gold Medallists and Distinguished Fellows residing in Europe shall have the right to vote and hold office. Gold Medallists and Distinguished Fellows residing outside of Europe shall neither have the right to participate in the General Assembly nor to vote or to hold office. Gold Medallists and Distinguished Fellows are exempt from all fees, dues and  assessments including membership fees, meeting and course fees.

Retired Members & Retired Fellows
All Members and Fellows, after complete retirement from all clinical and professional activities, may apply for Retired Member or Retired Fellow status. Retired Members and Retired Fellows are exempt from membership fees. Retired Members and Retired Fellows shall not receive the Society Journal and shall neither have the right to vote nor to hold office. Application for Retired Member or Fellowship status requires the approval of the Membership Committee which shall decide in its sole discretion.

Radiographers
Are radiographers with an active interest and competence in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology. Radiographers shall neither have the right to participate in the General Assembly, nor shall they have the right to vote or to hold office. They are subject to the radiographer membership fees.
 

To apply for membership of one of the abovementioned categories, please refer to Become a Member.
 
Membership Fees per capita
 
Full Membership € 250
Junior Membership € 80
Radiographers € 80
Group Membership (online CVIR subscription) € 65*
Group Membership (printed CVIR subscription) € 105*
Corporate Membership € 3.500

* per individual member