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RUSI Membership

Join the World’s Leading Defence and Security Community

Our membership packages provide privileged networking opportunities and benefits tailored to meet the needs of both individuals and large organisations.

To see the range of membership packages on offer, choose from the initial options offered below.


RUSI’s Corporate Membership packages are open to all organisations concerned with defence and security matters, and can be tailored to meet the business interests of both public and private sectors.

Top Tier Partnership

This is the elite tier of RUSI membership. Members at this level receive full access to the Institute’s high-level networks and research teams.


Individual members have access to premium analysis and events, and the opportunity to engage with RUSI's network of experts, policymakers and practitioners.

Give the Gift of a RUSI Membership

 All Membership Packages Include: 

 ✔ A busy programme of members' events

 ✔ Access to a suite of RUSI publications

  • RUSI Journal (6 per year)
    The RUSI Journal is a leading journal on defence and security. First published in 1857, it combines academic rigour with policy relevance and is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand war and conflict, international defence and security policies, and military history.
  • RUSI Newsbrief (6 per year - online)
    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international security.
  • Access to RUSI Defence Systems
    Concise briefings on strategic, conceptual and acquisition issues for analysts and practitioners in the global defence community.
  • Access to the RUSI Journal online archive

 ✔ 10% discount on RUSI published books

 ✔ Use of RUSI Library of Military History