Corporate Membership

Strategic Partnership - Institutional

Strategic Partnership gives institutions, both government and private, a thorough understanding of geopolitical risks to support decision-making and operations

Government ministries, embassies and high commissions, colleges and universities, academic departments, and libraries may become IISS Institutional Strategic Partners. They can choose to join at two levels: Basic Member (£2,000 per anum) or Premier Member (£10,000 per anum).

Universities and Embassies can also exceptionally join as Non-Profit Institutional Members at £1,000 per anum.

All institutions can elect to join at a higher level (Executive at £25,000 per anum and Patron at £50,000 per anum) if they find that a more comprehensive package suits their needs. 

Benefits of Membership

Institutional Strategic Partnership at £2,000 per year provides the following benefits:

  • Nominate up to two representatives to the IISS

International Events and Networking

  • Invitation to the annual Global Strategic Review, the Institute’s principal international event for analysis of global foreign, defence and security policy (delegate fees not included)
  • Receive invitations to some 100 exclusive events, presentations and briefings at Arundel House or at our US, Asia and Middle East offices
  • Invitations to selected group briefings specifically tailored to Strategic Partners’ needs with timely and relevant topics and discussions

Publications and Resources

  • Receive up to two sets per year of the Institute’s publications:
  • Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, the Institute’s international relations journal
  • The Adelphi series, providing in-depth analysis of general strategic issues
  • Strategic Survey: The Annual Review of World Affairs, examining the year’s political and military trends
  • Strategic Comments, online briefings on breaking strategic issues
  • The Military Balance, the authoritative annual inventory of the world’s armed forces
  • Online access to the Members area of the IISS website, including access to the above publications
  • Access to the IISS library, which houses a specialised collection of books, journals, pamphlets and online resources covering a wide range of current international affairs, security and defence topics

Note: Further nominees may be added for £500 each per annum.

Enquire about Membership

If you wish to subscribe as a Institutional Strategic Partner please follow the link and complete Enquire about Membership form. The Membership and External Relations Department will then contact you to proceed with your application.

Strategic Partnership

Nominees receive all IISS publications and invitations to our regular events, plus meetings and webinars held exclusively for them. The higher levels of Strategic Partnership include bespoke briefings and access to our flagship defence diplomatic Dialogues in the Asia-Pacific and the Gulf.