National European Societies of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, recognised as such in their own country and whose membership is primarily composed of qualified physicians, practising physical and rehabilitation medicine. Each national society is entitled to nominate two representatives to the General Assembly with the right to vote but no more than two delegates per country can participate during the GA (one vote for each country) and to hold office. Members of the national societies are eligible to be elected to any position of the Executive Committee and attend all meetings and other activity of the ESPRM.
All qualified physicians, specialised or trainees in physical and rehabilitation medicine and members of the national society mentioned in Article 1 or in countries that have no national society or where the national society is not a member of ESPRM after a declaration assuring the interest and will to actively support ESPRM and its activities. Individual members will be entitled to nominate 3 of their representatives to the General Assembly who will have the right to attend meetings and other activities of the ESPRM and to vote. Each individual member is eligible (dedicated member 1) to be elected to the General Assembly by the Individual members Assembly and after being elected as a member of the General Assembly he is eligible to be elected to any position of the Executive Committee, with the exception of the position of the President. The term of the Individual members elected to the General Assembly is two years single term, except in case of being elected to the Executive Committee, when they are allowed to complete their four years term as members of the Executive Committee.
Individuals with an academic degree/diploma in a profession/discipline with primary interest in research on physical and rehabilitation medicine and the management of disabled people. Admission to the society as associate member only takes place assuring, on demand the interest and will to actively support ESPRM and its activities and on recommendation by the representative of the national society in the General Assembly. Associate members are entitled to be invited to meetings and other activities of the ESPRM, but shall not have the right to become a member of the General Assembly and to vote or hold office.
The title “honorary member”, is granted by the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Executive Committee to any person who has made outstanding contributions to the European Society or to the care and management of people with impairment and disabilities. Honorary members are entitled to attend meetings and other activities of the ESPRM, but cannot vote or hold office.
The title “emeritus member” is granted by the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Executive Committee to any person who has been a member of ESPRM for at least 10 years, has retired from full professional activity and requests or accepts to be so designated. Emeritus members are entitled to attend meetings and other activities of the ESPRM, but cannot vote or hold office.
May be national or regional societies, institutions and third parties. The terms of this co-operation shall be decided under the contract with the ESPRM, determined case by case.