Criteria for Standard and Senior membership

For standard and senior membership the NIG maintains a point system. Per type of publication it is possible to score a different amount of points. The requirements for membership are based upon the total amount of points scored over the past five years. The table below shows the division of points per type of publication.

Publication

Points

Articles in an international/English refereed academic journal

10

Articles in refereed non-English journals

5

Refereed English books (monographs)

20

Refereed non-English books (monographs)

10

Editing of a refereed book

10

Chapter in a refereed international/English book

8

Chapter in a refereed non-English book

5

Other publications, including professional publications

1

Editors of refereed monographs can also claim chapters in the monograph, just as long as the total amount of points claimed for one monograph does not exceed 16.

A Ph.D. Thesis counts for 20 points, if published in the past 5 years.

Researchers who want to become a
standard member have to meet the following requirements:

·

affiliation with one of the member universities

·

obtained a doctorate

·

a publication score over the past five years of 50 points, of which at least 30 must be the result of academic publications

In order to become a senior member the following requirements must be met:

·

affiliation with one of the member universities

·

obtained a doctorate

·

a publication score over the past five years of 70 points, of which at least 50 must be the result of international publications

If you meet these criteria, you can become a standard or senior member by sending in the application form. Note that this form has to be co-signed by your local representative on the Advisory Council.

Pending a decision on membership, you can qualify as a candidate member. Please consult de NIG Office.

External members, who cannot qualify, but want to be informed to about NIG, should also consult NIG Office.