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, Policy and Advocacy


STM Affiliate Society Membership - Special membership fee

STM is providing a discount of 5% for existing and new members in 2021!

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

Fee Category Annual Revenue (€ millions) * Fee 2021 (€
SFC0 Under 1m 417.50 396.50
SFC1 1M - 2.499M 1,015 964.25
SFC2 2.5M - 6.99M 1,672.50 1,589
SFC3 7M - 14.99M 3,400 3,230
SFC4 15M - 29.99M 5,020 4,770

*does not include advertising revenue

To view STM's payment policy and other T&C's please visit:  Joining STM

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 e-mail

STM Affiliate Society Membership Application