Economically Developing Countries: Special Membership Rates

INFORMS is now happy to provide a discounted membership dues structure to accommodate professionals in economically developing countries. This is a new effort to further INFORMS mission to widely develop and disseminate all aspects of OR/MS and analytics, and to help serve the growing worldwide profession with products and services that international members value.

The discounted dues structure is based on the World Bank GNI per capita Atlas method data.  Prospective members must be a national living in his or her home country to qualify for the discounted rates. Membership will cover a calendar year from January 1 through December 31. 

Member Benefits

Discounted memberships granted to individuals living in the following countries will be provided with electronic-only benefits.  All member discounts on products and services will apply such as parallel membership in INFORMS subdivisions, registration for  meetings and conferences, and analytics certification and continuing education courses. Full voting privileges also apply.

Discounted Annual Membership Fee:

Country of Residence 

Check the list of countries in the right column to see if you qualify. Click here to begin the process of joining INFORMS.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you click to JOIN you will be taken to the INFORMS Self Service Center where you will be asked to enter information about yourself and create a username and password. Please take this opportunity to fill in as much information as you can so that we may serve your professional interests. After you complete this important step, you may then complete the join process. If at any time you need assistance, please contact INFORMS at

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