Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Austrian Association of Occupational Science. To become a member as an individual or institution, please fill out the membership form.

Types of membership

  • Ordinary members 

Ordinary members are natural persons of any gender who wish to support the activities of the association primarily through their active participation in achieving the purpose of the association and who pay a membership fee in accordance with §10 of the current statutes to support the association.

  • Collective members

Collective members are legal entities, in particular universities of applied sciences or universities, who pay a membership fee in accordance with §10 of the current statutes to support the association.

  • Student members

Student members are those who demonstrably complete an education or study program at a university and pay a membership fee in accordance with §10 of the current statutes to support the association. Upon completion of the study program, this membership automatically becomes an ordinary membership. 

  • Retired members

Retired members are those who no longer exercise their professional activity due to retirement and who pay a membership fee in accordance with §10 of the current statutes to support the association.

  • Honorary members

Honorary members are natural persons of any gender who are appointed for this purpose on the basis of their special services to the association.

  • Dormant members

Dormant members are those regular members whose membership has been dormant for a period not to exceed two years. Application for dormant membership effective for the following calendar year must be done by October 31.

Membership fees

  • Ordinary members: 50€ annual membership fee
  • Collective members: 100€ annual membership fee
  • Student members: 20€ annual membership fee
  • Retired members: 20€ annual membership fee
  • Reminder fees: 1. Reminder 10€, 2. Reminder: 15€

Deadlines

  • Payment of the membership fee:

Membership fees must be paid within fourteen days of receipt of invoice. 

  • Cancellation of membership

Cancellation of membership must be done by October 31 for the following year. Notice of cancellation may be submitted by email or post and must have your signature.

  • Application for dormant position:

Membership must be dormant by October 31 for the following year. A notice of cancellation may be submitted by email or post and must have your signature.   

Information about the right of cancellation

Your registration constitutes a contract for membership in the Austrian Association of Occupational Science. This contract can be revoked within fourteen days without giving any reasons according to Fern- und Auswärtsgeschäfte-Gesetz (FAGG). To exercise the right of revocation, a clear declaration must be sent by post or email to the Austrian Association of Occupational Science (Holzmeistergasse 7-9/2/1, A-1021 Vienna, office@austrianoccupationalscience.com).

In case of revocation, the Austrian Association of Occupational Science has to refund all payments already received at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which the notification of your revocation of this contract was received. The same means of payment used for the original transaction shall be used for this repayment. No fees will be charged for the repayment.