Organisations are able to join ALTE as a Member or Institutional Affiliate as per the criteria below; individuals can join ALTE as Individual Affiliates.
ALTE currently offers two categories of membership:
This is open to any organisation based within the European Union or European Economic Area (EEA), one of whose principal activities is to produce examinations of the official language or languages spoken in their country or region. The annual membership subscription is €2,000.
This is open to any organisation, one of whose principal activities is to produce examinations of the official language or languages spoken in their country or region, but which is based outside the European Union or EEA. Associate members have the same rights and obligations as full members, but do not have voting rights. The annual associate membership subscription is €1,000.
Joining ALTE as an Institutional or Individual Affiliate
Benefits of Institutional Affiliate status with ALTE:
NB Affiliates are not Members of ALTE and may not represent themselves as such, nor use the ALTE logo. The annual institutional affiliate subscritpion is €400.
Benefits of Individual Affiliate status with ALTE:
To become an ALTE Member or Affiliate
If your organisation is interested in joining ALTE as a full or associate member, you will be asked to provide information on aspects of the organisation's examinations, such as the levels provided, candidate numbers, how the examinations are set and administered, statistical analyses, and any new examinations planned, before membership can be approved. Your organisation will also be required to undergo an audit of one or more of its examinations.
Organisations wishing to become ALTE members are required to first join as Institutional Affiliates in order to meet the members and learn more about the organisation and its procedures.
Click here to join as an Institutional Affiliate
Click here to join as an Individual Affiliate