What are Affiliate Members?
The 63th meeting of the IMU Executive Committee,
held in Berlin on May 15-16, 1997, amended the IMU Statutes to introduce
a new type of membership, called Affiliate Member.
Two multi-national societities are currently affiliated with IMU:
Multi-national mathematical societies and professional
societies wishing to become an Affiliate Member of IMU requested
to contact the IMU Secretary.
Affiliation is specified in the IMU
Statutes as follows:
For the purpose of facilitating jointly sponsored activities and jointly pursuing the
objectives of the IMU, multi-national mathematical societies and professional
societies can be affiliated with the Union.
The Members of the Union shall elect the Affiliate Members by postal
ballots or at meetings of the General Assembly upon recommendation of the
Executive Committee. The affiliation may be terminated by the same procedure.
Affiliate Members have the right to participate in the General Assembly but shall
have no voting rights.
Affiliate Members have the right to submit proposals for joint activities to the
General Assembly and to the President and Secretary for consideration of the
The Executive Committee, with the support of the Adhering Organizations and
Committees for Mathematics, shall look for ways to keep close relations with the
affiliated organizations and to enhance mathematical activities in their regions and
fields of interest. They shall receive the Bulletin of the IMU and be kept informed
of all activities relevant to them.