How to Join The Mont Pelerin Society

The Mont Pelerin Society (MPS) welcomes applications for membership from those who are able to show an understanding of and commitment to the aims and values of the Society, particularly those who have worked, or who currently work, in academia.

Among its members, The Mont Pelerin Society has had nine Nobel Prize winners, distinguished scholars in political science, philosophy, and history, internationally renowned intellectuals, philanthropists, intellectual entrepreneurs, policy makers, and policy analysts.

In evaluating new membership applications, the most important criteria will be demonstrated commitment to the aims and values of the Society and professional accomplishment in one’s chosen field.

Please note the following requirements for eligibility to nomination:

  • Nominees must have attended at least two previous meetings as a guest.
  • Nominations for new membership require the support of at least two current members.

If you have any questions about the nomination process or the requirements for consideration of new membership, please contact the MPS at

2024 New Member Nominations

The Society most recently accepted nominations for new membership from January 15, 2024 through May 15, 2024.

A committee of current members will review all nominations for new membership and make recommendations to the Society's Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will review nominations and make decisions on the candidacy of each nominee at its meeting hosted in conjunction with the 2024 Biennial Congress and General Meeting, September 22-26, 2024. Successful nominees will be invited to join the Society following the September 2024 meeting.

When the Society is again accepting nominations for new membership, this page will be updated with more information and instructions.