Organisational Membership

In 2016, the Society introduced two levels of Organisational Memberships. Details are as follows:

A.    Research Organisational Members (ROMs)

Fees:  Equal to 8 individual memberships at developed or developing country rate
Eligibility: Research Organisations and Universities (not for profit organisations)
Timing:  The secretariat will invite appropriate organisations to become organisational members after each conference, and charge them the difference between the current ROM fee and the individual memberships already paid

  • Name to be listed under ‘Organisational Members’ on WCTRS website
  • Opportunity for the Organisation to nominate up to 10 persons as members
  • Nominated persons will enjoy same privileges as individual members.

B.     Supporting Organisational Members (SOMs)

Fees:  $3,000 for a three year subscription
Eligibility:  All institutions and organisations

  • SOM name to be listed under ‘Supporting Organisational Members’ on the WCTRS website
  • SOMs can nominate up to 2 persons as members, each of whom will enjoy the same privileges as regular members
  • SOMs will have the option of displaying their logos on the WCTR website and on WCTRS conference material
  • SOMs are eligible for a free booth at the WCTRS Conference
  • SOMs are entitled to sponsor Named Bursaries at $1,000 per bursary, or to support a SIG activity


List of Current Organisational Members (July 2020):

Research Organisational Members      

 Supporting Organisational Members

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO)
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India East Japan Railway
Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), Leeds, UK Manufacture Francaise Des Pneumatiques Michelin
Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany Nippon Koei Ltd
University of Southampton, UK Tongji University
Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM)


To apply for Organisational Membership, please complete the application form at SOM Application Form July 2019 or contact the Secretariat office below.


Emma Pickering – WCTRS Secretariat (
Institute for Transport Studies
34-40 University Road
University of Leeds
LEEDS      LS2 9JT