Join ICDE’s thriving community of educational leaders. All individuals engaged in online, open, and flexible education are welcome to apply for individual membership. Click below to apply now:

Individual membership is valid for one full calendar year. If you are a member and would like renew your membership for the 2019 calendar year, please click below:


The individual membership includes the following benefits:

ICDE Services Publications & Social Media Governance & Policy
• Access to exclusive ICDE events and initiatives, including webinars and project developments
• Serve as a reviewer of ICDE Quality Review
• Opportunity to publish scholarly articles on ICDE’s Open Praxis Journal
• Join ICDE working groups to write reports on emerging topics in the field of online education
• Be considered for appointment to the ICDE Election Committee and Board of Trustees and shape the future of the organization
• Voting rights in the ICDE Individual Member Executive Committee elections
• Discounted access to ICDE conferences, summits, and events
• Apply to be a speaker at ICDE and partners’ events
• Join the exclusive ICDE Individual Members Network on LinkedIn
• Make contributions to the ICDE Insider blog on online education
• Visibility on ICDE’s Facebook, LinkedIn, and newsletters
• Role in the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4

Application Timeline


Step 1: Fill Out the Application Form (Time Estimate: 5min)

Applications are accepted year-round. Keep in mind to:

Provide the most accurate information about yourself so we can contact you properly.

Let us know about your interest in ICDE so we can best serve you.



Step 2: Pay Membership Fee (Time Estimate: 5min)

After submitting your application, you will be provided with payment instructions and taken to a PayPal payment page. You can pay the membership fee with a debit card, credit card, or via a PayPal account. Applications are reviewed upon receipt of the membership fee payment.



Step 3: Receive Welcome Letter and/or Request for Additional Information (Time Estimate: 1 week)

The ICDE Secretariat may contact you if any key information is missing or if clarification is needed. Upon completion of the application review, the Secretariat sends you an official Welcome Letter with key information about your ICDE individual membership.