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About INCOSE

Types of Memberships and Cost

Whether you are a student or early in your career, or a senior member of the community, INCOSE provides a level for your participation. INCOSE is open to individuals, corporations, other business entities, governmental agencies, not for profit organizations, and academic institutions.

  • The Individual Membership year is an annual membership year that runs from the date joined.
  • The Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) Membership is January 1-December 31.

Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) Membership - See CAB Information

Companies and institutions that work in and support systems engineering in government and commercial business sectors gain knowledge, access, influence, visibility, and contacts through membership in the Corporate Advisory Board. CAB Limited benefits are available to CAB organization employees and students.

Individual Membership 

INCOSE maintains three categories of individual membership: Regular, Senior, and Student. You may select any category for which you are eligible. All members receive complimentary access to INCOSE publications of the SE Journal and INSIGHT. All members of INCOSE may also purchase hard copies of INSIGHT and Journals (Journal of Systems Engineering and Journal of Enterprise Transformation) at a discounted rate for one membership year.

Regular Individual Members - $145.00

System engineering professionals from corporate management, government & program management, research & development, science and engineering, business development, and many more – gain technical knowledge, networking, access, and influence from an individual membership . Students studying to become systems engineers or advancing their expertise can benefit from a membership in INCOSE as well. Regular Membership dues include complimentary access to INCOSE publications of the SE Journal and INSIGHT, and members may purchase hard copies of INSIGHT and Journals  (Journal of Systems Engineering and Journal of Enterprise Transformation) at a discount.

Senior Members - $80.00

Individual members qualify for the Senior category if they are at least 64 years of age the time of their membership renewal and have maintained their individual membership for the five membership years prior to applying for the Senior category. Senior members also receive a 50% discount on their registration and other program fees for the International Symposium, and a reduced registration fee for the International Workshop. Senior membership include complimentary access to INCOSE publications of the SE Journal and INSIGHT, and may purchase hard copies of INSIGHT and Journals ((Journal of Systems Engineering and Journal of Enterprise Transformation) at a discount.

Note: Those members who intend to seek Senior member status and take advantage of the discounted fees at the International Symposium must renew their membership prior to registering for the symposium. Senior member status must be confirmed by the Central Office before individuals can register at the discounted rate.

Student Members - $38.00

Members qualify for a Student category if they are enrolled in a university or college as a student seeking a degree, not employed more than 1/4 time outside the university in which they are enrolled, and their course load is at least 3/4 of full time as defined by that university. For example, if the full-time student course load is 4 per semester, then the student must be enrolled in 3 or more courses in order to qualify for the student membership rate.

Note: Proof of student status (letter from advisor confirming student enrollment and 3/4 time status) will be required with membership application in order to comply with the student member eligibility. Student members also receive reduced rates for the registration and program fees for the International Symposium. Student members do not have voting privileges in INCOSE elections. Student Membership include complimentary access to INCOSE publications of the SE Journal and INSIGHT, and may purchase hard copies of INSIGHT and Journals (Journal of Systems Engineering and Journal of Enterprise Transformation) at a discount.

Developing Country Members - $53.00

Depending on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of the country in which you live, you may be eligible for a discount and receive complimentary access to INCOSE publications of the SE Journal and INSIGHT, and may purchase hard copies of INSIGHT and Journals (Journal of Systems Engineering and Journal of Enterprise Transformation) at a discount. The President of INCOSE may designate residents of certain countries eligible for reduced annual member dues. A designation is valid for one membership year, and may be extended or cancelled by the President for each subsequent membership year. For residents of the countries designated by the President, members may, but are not required to, avail themselves of the stated discount.

Policy on Transferring Memberships

An organization may provide membership in INCOSE for its own employees or members (hereafter referred to as designees) by making a single payment to INCOSE in the amount of the dues owed for all designees, and providing INCOSE with the name, address, phone number, and E-mail address for each designee. In accordance with INCOSE policy, memberships are not transferable to other individuals, but additional designees can be added with an accompanying payment. INCOSE will address all mailings directly to the designees, except for initial renewal notices which will be sent to the organization. INCOSE shall have the option to solicit membership renewals from those designees not renewed by the organization.