Military Membership

Enhance your career progression and gain the competitive edge with our tailored membership packages for individual military personnel or their units


Key member benefits

Expert information and insight
Commentaries, analysis and direct access to RUSI research publications, helping develop your military knowledge and understanding in critical areas.

Exclusive events and experiences
From major flagship speeches by political, defence and security leaders through to intimate discussions with policy makers, experts and practitioners.

Networks, engagement and dialogue
Joint events, private briefings, expert updates and collaborative thought leadership to position your voice and develop thinking in the most impactful way possible.

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Military Membership for Individuals

For military personnel who want to be at the forefront of their profession.

RUSI was founded with a clear vision: to further the art and science of the military profession. 190 years later, this vision remains central to who we are and what we do. As militaries adapt and evolve to meet ever-changing circumstances, RUSI membership develops current and future leaders in the profession of arms.

Key Benefits

As a thought-leading research institution, individual RUSI Membership compliments and enhances formal Professional Military Education and career development through:

  • Access to unique member-only content and publications, including the RUSI Journal and RUSI Defence Systems.
  • Invitations to member-only events, including the annual Chief of the Defence Staff lecture, and discounted ticketing to our key military conferences (both online and in-person).
  • Unique opportunities to engage directly with RUSI experts and analysts, putting the latest thinking directly into your hands.
  • Building connections and networks with military peers and leaders from around the world.

Individual Military Membership

Suitable for serving military personnel

Upcoming Members Events


All Members

Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture 2021

(GMT)/Online/10-11 Carlton House Terrace
All Members

Gallipoli Memorial Lecture 2021 by the Chief of the Australian Defence Force

(GMT)/Online
All Members

The Long War: The Inside Story of America and Afghanistan Since 9/11

(GMT)/Online

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