Choose your membership

There are membership options to suit individuals at every stage of their career in the conservation profession - from students through to retirees - and for organizations of all types and sizes. 

Essential Members

Ideal for those at the beginning of their career in conservation or for retired professionals

Professional Member

For professional Individuals and Fellows working in conservation

Organisation Members

Multi-member options for Studios and Organizations

IIC membership is open to those with a professional interest in conserving the world's heritage: from conservators and restorers, to conservation scientists, architects, educators and students. We also welcome collection managers, curators, art historians and other cultural heritage professionals.

Members Network

Members Network

Becoming part of our impressive and growing network of members with access to the Members' areas and Members' Directory 

Event Discounts

Event Discounts

Substantial discounted fees at IIC Events and Biennial Congresses

Research access

Research access

Access to Studies in Conservation, the leading international journal in our field including access to a major archive of content, research and papers. 

Grants & Funding

Grants & Funding

Preferential access to IIC Grants, Awards and Funding

Frequently Asked Questions

Information and answers on the most regularly-asked questions about IIC membership

Donations to support our cause can be made starting from a minimum amount of £5.00. If you are donating while purchasing your membership with the IIC, you will be able to choose the amount you wish to donate at the checkout page. Additionally, you have the option to donate at any time throughout the year through our dedicated donation page here. 

We understand that purchasing membership has presented challenges in the past and so alongside reviewing our membership rates, we have made changes to our payment options. In addition to our card options, we now offer PayPal as a payment method. If you encounter any difficulties during the payment process on our website, please don't hesitate to contact the IIC office at

While we have recently updated our website, resulting in a change to your membership number, we want to assure you that you will still have access to all your payment receipts for previous membership years. You can easily retrieve them through your account on our website.

We regret to inform you that you can only upgrade through the membership categories. For instance, if you are currently an Individual or Pathway member and successfully become a Fellow, you will be sent an invoice as to upgrade. If you believe you have purchased the wrong membership category, please don't hesitate to contact the IIC office at

Your login details will be associated with the email address you used during the sign-up process, whether it is your personal or work email address. If you have changed jobs and need to update your email, you can easily do so by accessing the 'Your account' settings on your profile. In case you forget your password, you can initiate a password reset by clicking on the "forgot your password" link in the login area. If you encounter any difficulties during this process, please don't hesitate to contact the IIC office at, and we will provide the necessary support.