2. Membership of the EFRR
Membership of the EFRR is open to all professionals from the fields of medicine, vocational and educational rehabilitation, social and psychosocial rehabilitation or any other field of rehabilitation.
Active Member: All professionals from the fields of rehabilitation medicine, vocational and educational rehabilitation, social and psychosocial rehabilitation or any other field of rehabilitation who live in European countries, can be a candidate for being an active member. After Council approval and the payment of membership fee, they become an active member. The active members have the right to vote in the General Assembly and can be elected as a Council Member.
Associate Member: Associate members have all rights and obligations as active members, except that they will not have the right to vote in the Assembly and they are not able to stand as candidates for Council Member. They will have to pay a membership fee.
Membership of the EFRR is by:
- Submission of the application form to the EFRR Council and payment of the membership fee
- Submission of a membership form while registering for an EFRR Congress, EFRR sponsored scientific meeting or EFRR sponsored training event. In this case, the organiser will invite non-members to apply for membership and when they register for the event will pass on the membership fee to the EFRR.
Membership will last till the next congress. If the member participates in a subsequent EFRR congress, membership will be automatically renewed. If the member has not participated, but wants to be member, has to transfer the membership fee for the following two years. If payment is not received within 3 months their membership is cancelled and the candidate will need to reapply.
The Council of the EFRR will review all applications for membership (individually or as a block). New members will be eligible to attend and vote at the General Assembly held at the EFRR Congress as soon as their applications have been approved by the Council.
The Treasurer of the EFRR will be responsible for receiving payments and the Secretary of the EFRR is responsible for official register of Members.
Notes on membership fees:
The membership fee will be 10 Euro/year.
Organisers of EFRR Congress, EFRR sponsored scientific meeting or EFRR sponsored training events will agree to transfer 20 Euro to the EFRR for each delegate regardless if a participant applies to become a member of the EFRR or not.