Membership

The participating regions in the BRICSCESS is defined as the association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (acronym “BRICS”) and all subsequent new entries to the BRICS association. The members of BRICS are all developing or newly industrialized countries and are distinguished by their large fast-growing economies and significant influence on regional and global affairs. The term “regions” shall be utilized in the BRICSCESS. All academies, research institutes, universities, researchers, and students in the field of exercise related to exercise and sports science from all regions in BRICS and subsequent entries into BRICS, may participate as members of the BRICSCESS, and may  participate in the activities of the BRICSCESS for the duration of his/her/its membership.
The conditions pertaining to membership and payment of membership fees, shall be determined by the Council of BRICSCESS from time to time.
There shall be three types of membership:

1. Institutional membership:

a. Important information of Institutional membership

  1. Membership can be obtained by institutions who have a professional interest in the field related to exercise and sports science, such as (but not limited to) universities, research institutions, sports governing bodies and similar institutions (not individual persons);
  2. Fees: US$400 valid for 4 years (alternatively US$110 per year);
  3.  Institutional Members are requested to pay for 4 years in order to minimise bank fees;
  4. The Institution who is a member of BRICSCESS, can nominate 5 staff members to enjoy the benefits of BRICSCESS membership.

b. Benefits of Institutional membership

  1. A MEMBERS ONLY section on the website with regular updates on newsletters, research, publications, conferences etc. Members will be able to acces this section with a username and password;
  2. Special discount on registration fees for the bi-annual BRICSCESS Conference as well as other selected conferences. This applies to all 5 the nominated staff members of the institution;
  3. The 5 nominated members enjoy the benefits of full membership, with full voting rights;
  4. Fast track of publications submitted to certain Journals with whom BRICSCESS has an agreement.

2. Individual membership:

a. Important information of Individual membership

    1. Persons (not institutions) who have a professional interest in a field related to exercise and sports science;
    2. Fees: US$ 100 valid for 4 years (alternatively US$ 30 per year);
    3. Individual Members are requested to pay for 4 years in order to minimise bank fees;

b. Benefits of Individual membership

    1. A MEMBERS ONLY section on the website with regular updates on newsletters, research, publications, conferences etc. Members will be able to access this section with a username and password;
    2. Special discount on registration fees for the bi-annual BRICSCESS Conference as well as other selected conferences;
    3. Members enjoy the benefit of full voting rights;
    4. Fast track of publications submitted to certain Journals with whom BRICSCESS has an agreement.

3. Student membership:

a. Important information of Student membership

  1. Undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in disciplines related to exercise and sports science;
  2. Fees: US$ 40 valid for 4 years (alternatively US$ 12 per year);
  3. Student Members are requested to pay for 4 years in order to minimise bank fees;

b. Benefits of StudentIndividual membership

  1. A MEMBERS ONLY section on the website with regular updates on newsletters, research, publications, conferences etc. Members will be able to acces this section with a username and password;
  2. Special discount on registration fees for the bi-annual BRICSCESS Conference as well as other selected conferences;
  3. Fast track of publications submitted to certain Journals with whom BRICSCESS has an agreement.
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