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RIBA freezes fees for third year in a row

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The RIBA has announced it will freeze its annual membership fee for the third year running

In an effort to help ‘architects through challenging times’, the institute has revealed plans to keep subscription costs at 2009 levels.

The move was proposed by new RIBA President Angela Brady, and forms part of the RIBA’s wider programme of support for the profession through the economic challenges it is currently facing.

Speaking today (14 October), RIBA President Angela Brady said: ‘The RIBA is here to serve its members and our members make RIBA the collective voice for architecture. I’m personally committed to ensuring that the institute does all it can support the profession, and this move is intended to help architects through the challenging times we are facing.’

The current full subscription rate will remain at £241.00 for architects who are 1–5 years qualified and £370.00 for those who are more than five years qualified.

For those RIBA members on hardship rates, the subscription rate remains at £74.00 and £30.00 for those on the extreme hardship rate.

RIBA Subscription rates:

- Chartered membership 2011

Runs from January to December. If elected at the June and October Council meetings, members will initially pay the half-price rates (shown in brackets)

UK Chartered membership 2011

Over five years qualified - £370 (£185)
One to five years qualified - £241 (£120.50)

Overseas Chartered membership 2011

Over five years qualified - £296 (£148)
One to five years qualified - £192 (£96)

- Affiliate membership 2011


Runs for 12 months from the day you join
UK Affiliate membership - £111
Overseas Affiliate membership - £89
Concession rates for students, the over 60s and the unemployed (proof is required upon application) and for CIAT, Landscape Institute members:
UK Affiliate membership (concession and CIAT) - £79
Overseas Affiliate membership (concession and CIAT) - £88
The RIBA Associate Membership year runs from January to December. If you are elected at the June and October Council meetings, you will initially pay the half-price rates:

- Associate Membership 2011

The subscription rates are calculated using the date a member successfully gained their RIBA Part II qualification, to move them gradually towards RIBAChartered Membership.
Application for RIBA Associate Member class made within UK International
One year of completing RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent) £56 £44
Two years of completing RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent) £74 £59
Three years of completing RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent) £93 £74
Four years of completing RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent) £130 £104
Five years of completing RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent) £222 £178

- Student Membership

Free

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