According to the Statute of SDEWES centre any natural and legal person can, under the same circumstances become a member of SDEWES Centre.

The members shall sign a membership admittance form. Membership admittance form obliges the signee to honor the provisions of the Statute and other SDEWES Centre by-laws and documents, as well as the decisions of the SDEWES Centre bodies.

Members of the SDEWES centre are:

  1. Regular members,
  2. Supporting members,
  3. Honorary members.

1. Regular members

Regular member of the SDEWES Centre can be a natural or a legal person participating in performing activities of the Centre.

Regular members of the SDEWES Centre pay a yearly membership fee (expires on the 31st of December). Membership fee for the year 2017 shall consist of two parts:

  • Enrolment fee – 50 EUR (Regular and Supporting members are exempt from paying the enrolment fee),
  • and Category fee
    • Regular full membership fee – 550 EUR
    • SAB membership fee – 450 EUR
    • Student membership fee (BSc, MSc and PhD students) – 250 EUR
    • Countries in transition and development – 250 EUR (researchers studying/working in developing countries whose GDP is not higher than 8000 USD per capita: List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita

Authors who are invited in SDEWES Conference special sessions are not eligible to apply for reduced fee.

SDEWES Conference participants who settled their Conference fee receive one year complimentary membership in SDEWES Centre.

IC SDEWES members can have only SDEWES2017 fee waived if their membership fee is settled by June 15, 2017 the latest.

Membership payments can be used only as a fee waiver for this year's conference!

Note that the membership fee is NON-REFUNDABLE! In case of using the membership as conference fee waiver and canceling the conference participation, refund is made only to additional conference payments (accomp. persons, additional papers, etc...)

2. Supporting members

The status of a supporting member of the SDEWES Centre can be granted to a physical and a legal person which is regularly supporting the development and advancement of the Centre and realization of the Centre’s program by significant financial and other contributions. The status of a supporting member of the SDEWES Centre is gained upon the invitation of the Management Board.

Any natural or legal person who was a regular member of the Centre at least once since the Centre’s establishment will also become a supporting member of the Association.

3. Honorary members

The status of an honorary member of SDEWES Centre can be granted to a person with outstanding merit for the work, development and realization of the objectives and tasks of the Centre.

Honorary members are exempt from paying the membership fee.

Benefits for the members:

Regular members shall be entitled:

  • to elect and be elected into the governing bodies of the SDEWES Centre,
  • to take part in the activities of the SDEWES Centre,
  • to propose and initiate discussion on the topics relevant to the activity of the SDEWES Centre,
  • to have insight into all activities of the SDEWES Centre and into the information material that the SDEWES Centre has collected and prepared,
  • to participate in the sessions of the SDEWES Centre Assembly.

Supporting members and honorary members have the same rights as regular members, yet without the decision-making power and cannot elect and be elected in the governing bodies of the Association.

SDEWES Centre members have access to Proceedings from all past SDEWES Conferences.
If membership fee is settled by June 15, 2017., member can have his/her SDEWES2017 Conference fee waived.

The members who are also SDEWES centre Management Board members, Local Organizing Committee members, Supervisory Board members and International Scientific Committee members, as well as the Scientific Advisory Board chairman are exempt from paying the membership fee during their mandate.

Members of the Association are obliged:

  • to honour the decisions passed by the governing bodies of the SDEWES Centre,
  • to comply with the provisions of the Statute,
  • to act with the purpose of achieving and advancing the objectives of the SDEWES Centre,
  • to give proposals, opinions and observations concerning the SDEWES Centre and governing bodies activities,
  • to warn the Management Board in written form in case of discontinuities in Statute implementation,
  • to propose appointment and relieving of duty to the Assembly concerning Chairman of the SDEWES Centre, Management Board members and Supervisory Board members,
  • to regularly pay the membership fee.

Membership in the SDEWES centre shall cease by:
  • resigning from the membership,
  • expulsion; in case a member has, through his acting to the contrary of the provisions of this Statute and other documents, caused serious harm to the interests and reputation of the SDEWES centre,
  • lapsing; in case a regular member has failed to fulfil his financial obligations towards the Association until 31st December of current year for the next year, i.e. paying a membership/registration fee in the amount set by the Assembly.
Membership fee payment:

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  • Project FosterREG - Second in the series of workshops "How to plan, finance and manage the projects with integrated energy efficiency measures in urban regeneration" took place in Osijek.
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  • „Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems“ published Volume 5, Issue 2 (for June 2017). Read more at the journal home page.

  • Project FosterREG - First in the series of workshops "How to plan, finance and manage the projects with integrated energy efficiency measures in urban regeneration" took place in Zagreb.
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  • „Journal Thermal Science“ published a special issue. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy“ published a special issue. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Energy - The International Journal“ published a special issue. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre) in cooperation with Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture conducts awarding of master’s theses in the field of sustainable development of energy, water and the environment of UNIZAG FSB students. All graduate students that have defended their thesis in academic year 2015/2016 are eligible for contest. Applications need to be sent by September 1st, 2016. Contest details are below.

  • SDEWES Centre has awarded the best graduate theses in the past academic year of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in the field of sustainable development of energy, water and the environment systems. A committee consisting of Prof. Nataša Markovska, Prof. Nikola Ružinski and Prof. Aleksander Zidanšek made a decision on the three best graduate theses and the best authors are Dominik Dominković, Nikola Matak and Karlo Kupres. They will be rewarded with a fee waiver for a SDEWES conference of their choice, and the best thesis author will also have fully paid transport costs and accommodation during the selected conference. Congratulations! Full decision is available here.

  • FosterREG website has been launched! FosterREG aims at enhancing public capacity at local, regional and national levels to plan, finance and manage integrated urban regeneration for sustainable energy uptake.

  • „Energy Conversion and Management“ published a special issue. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre) in cooperation with Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture conducts awarding of master’s theses in the field of sustainable development of energy, water and the environment of UNIZAG FSB students. All graduate students that have defended their thesis in academic year 2014/2015 are eligible for contest. Applications need to be sent by September 1st, 2015. Contest details are below.

  • „Waste Management & Research“ published a special issue. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • World Academy of Art and Science published an invitation to the SDEWES2015 Conference in Dubrovnik.

  • Croatian portal Europski fondovi announced the SDEWES2015 Conference in Dubrovnik (in Croatian).

  • „Applied Energy“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th Dubrovnik conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Management of Environmental Quality“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th Dubrovnik conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • Out of top 5 downloaded Energy papers, 2 are from SDEWES special issues!

  • „International Journal of Sustainable Water and Environmental Systems“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th SDEWES conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Energy - The International Journal“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th SDEWES conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th Dubrovnik conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Journal Thermal Science“ published a special issue dedicated to 5th Dubrovnik conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.

  • „Applied Energy“ published a special issue dedicated to 8th SDEWES conference. See more SDEWES special issues in the journal here.