STM Affiliate Society Membership Program

Wondering what membership in the STM Association could do for your publishing arm? Join our 120+ scholarly publishers and find out.

Stay informed on copyright and legal issues, public affairs, online piracy, open access, licensing, permissions, technology trends and much more . . .

If you are a society publisher represented by an STM member publisher we are offering a special membership opportunity.

We would like to call your attention to some of the programs, initiatives, guidelines and events that are valued by our members.

Please take a few minutes and check these out:

STM’s Monthly Newsletter

  • Membership Matters A & B

Conferences, seminars, courses & webinars - Presentations & downloads

  • Journal Finance & Business Models, Open Access Business Planning, The Article, The Research Data Revolution and much more . . .

Reports, Guidelines, Updates, Networking

Future Lab Tech Trends – High level brainstorming group on technology trends

Publishers Support Sustainable Open Access

Making Open Access Licensing Work

Text and Data Mining: STM Statement & Sample License

Integration of Data and Research Publications

Online Piracy Guidelines

Copyright Infringement Portal for STM members

Outreach Programs in Developing Countries

STM Committees: Communications, Intellectual Property, Early Career Publishing, Education & Training, Future Lab, Library Relations, Membership Development, Policy and Advocacy

STM Affiliate Society Membership - Special membership fee

Societies member fee categories based on revenue in Euros (€) per organisation per year:

Fee Category Annual Revenue (€ millions) * Fee 2020 (€
SFC0 Under 1m 417.50
SFC1 1M - 2.499M 1,015
SFC2 2.5M - 6.99M 1,672.50
SFC3 7M - 14.99M 3,400
SFC4 15M - 29.99M 5,020

*does not include advertising revenue

Membership fees can also be pro-rated throughout the calendar year.

If you to apply for membership, have any questions, or want to find out how the STM Affiliate Society Membership Program can work for your organization, please get in touch with Kim Beadle at

STM Affiliate Society Membership Application