wish to be part of a network of several hundred judges all over the globe working in asylum/migration law
wish to attend IARMJ triannual World Conferences, regular workshops, regional conferences and professional development events
have the opportunity to take part in working parties, exploring core issues of refugee law
have the opportunity to take part in meetings with supranational courts, such as those in Luxembourg and Strasbourg
Then the iarmj is there for you
Membership is open for judges and tribunal members, who enjoy a certain independence vis-à-vis the Executive.
Associate membership is open for academics, at the discretion of the IARMJ Council.
For persons who fall within the definition of refugee judges as defined in the Constitution of the Association.
For persons who wish to apply but do not fall within the definition of refugee judges as defined in the Constitution of the Association, the Council of the Association may consider it appropriate to promote those applicants who will, in its view further the objectives of the Association. Should you apply for Associate Membership, you are kindly requested to describe what your added value to the IARMJ will be. Your application will then be sent to the President of the appropriate Chapter.
Upon submitting the registration form you will receive an acknowledgement by email regarding registration fee and payment instructions.
The fee for membership is 40 € per annum (both full and associate membership).
Applicants for the Africa Chapter please contact the Chapter's secretariat for further details at