How to Join MPS

The Mont Pelerin Society welcomes new members 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.

The next Membership Application Window is April 1 to June 30, 2020. Candidates must be invited by a Member, who will send them a link to the online New Member Application Form: this link will be posted in the Members Section of this website shortly before the Membership Application Window opens.

Invited candidates must fill out their own application online. Paper or email applications will be rejected. To be considered for membership, candidates must:

  • Have attended at least one previous meeting;
  • Be invited by a current member to complete the New Member Application Form;
  • Upload a one-page letter of intent, explaining why they should be considered for membership;
  • Upload one-page nomination support letters from two current MPS members; and
  • Upload a one-page CV.

All documents are required at the time of submission.  Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Applications received in the Membership Application Window of April 1 to June 30, 2020 will be discussed at the Oslo General Meeting in September 2020 and successful candidates will be invited to join on April 1, 2021.

If you have not been to a meeting and do not know any Members to support your application, but would like to be considered for membership, please send a request to This should include a one-page CV and a letter of intent, explaining why you believe you are suitable to become a Member and demonstrating your understanding of and commitment to the aims and values of the Society.  The Society will review your request and may extend an invitation to attend a future meeting, after which you may apply for membership.