Membership Fees

CIS is a not-for-profit membership organisation of schools and higher education institutions. Membership is granted to schools, colleges and universities, organizations and individuals that meet membership requirements for their category and agree to uphold the corresponding CIS Code of Ethics. 

CIS membership fees are paid annually. CIS services require additional fees.

The fees below are effective 1 July 2019 and reflect a 3% increase over last year, as approved by the Board of Trustees to fund strategic and operational objectives. 

School Membership

School membership fees are based on the school's current student enrolment and are assessed annually. Fees are invoiced in Euro and can be paid via credit card or bank-transfer.

Student Enrolment
 
Fees in EUR

0 - 75

 

€500

76 - 125

 

€900

126 - 250

 

€1,205

251 - 500

 

€1,925

501 - 750

 

€2,650

751 - 1000

 

€3,375

1001 - 1500

 

€4,100

1501 - 2000

 

€4,335

2001 - 2500

 

€4,580

2501 - 4000

 

€5,250

4001 and up

 

€6,050

 
Service Fees
  • School membership application fee: €1,650 (one-time fee, per application)

  • School membership visit fee: €2,675 + costs* (duration is generally two days, unless multiple campuses are visited)

  • Accreditation fees (see tab)

  • Career & Recruitment Services; Leadership Searches; and Global Citizenship Services: fees vary according to school needs

* The term 'costs' includes travel, travel insurance, accommodation, visas, meals, etc. for all visitors.

Invoices will be raised and collected in € EUR only.

For enquiries regarding payment, please contact: accounts@cois.org

For enquiries regarding school membership, please contact: membership@cois.org

Accreditation

This schedule is applicable to schools participating in the CIS International Accreditation process.

CIS Accreditation is available only to CIS school members. Accreditation is not available to higher education institutions.

Registration Fee
Due at the time of formal request to enter the process.
€2,140*
Annual Accreditation Fee €2,140*
Preliminary or Preparatory Visit Fee including Self-Study Workshop*** €4,780* + costs**
Team Evaluation Fee €6,270* + costs**

*

 

Excluding VAT

**

 

The term 'costs' includes travel, travel insurance, accommodation, visas, meals, etc. for all evaluators. 

***

 

A Preliminary Visit occurs when a school is seeking initial accreditation, and includes a full-day workshop. A Preparatory Visit occurs when a school initiates the process of re-accreditation, and includes a half-day workshop with an option for a full-day workshop.

     

Additional fees may apply for special visits and other services as necessary.

College and University Membership

CIS membership fees for post-secondary institutions are assessed annually.

Fees are invoiced in US Dollars and can be paid via credit card or bank-transfer.

Universities - US$1,066

Higher Education student recruitment tours, fairs, and the CIS Forum/Institutes on International Admission and Guidance each incur additional fees. Fees for student recruitment tours and fairs vary based on location and duration of the visits.

For enquiries regarding payment, please contact accounts@cois.org.

For enquiries regarding higher education membership, please contact highereducation@cois.org.