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Membership categories

The primary aim of ICOMOS is furthering the conservation of cultural heritage in its tangible and intangible aspects. It has four categories of members:

  • Individual members, people with expertise in one or more areas related to the aims of ICOMOS and to students who have chosen a discipline in one of these areas
  • Institutional members, organisations of any kind with expertise in one or more areas related to the aims of ICOMOS and those that own or look after cultural heritage places
  • Affiliate members, individuals, institutions and organisations who are interested in cultural heritage conservation and wish to support the aims and activities of ICOMOS
  • Honorary members elected by the General Assembly, individuals who have given distinguished services at the international level to the conservation of cultural heritage

Some National Committees of ICOMOS have additional local categories of membership.


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