AGE is a network of both organisations of older people and/or organisations working for them. Our primary objective and duty is to promote the active involvement of older people. Given the great diversity present in older age, we want our network to be as inclusive and representative as possible!

WHY to become a Member of AGE?

By joining our network, you will…

Four advantages of being a member of AGE


Concretely, you will be able to…

  • Liaise with European officials with the help of AGE secretariat
  • Receive information about EU and global policies and funding opportunities
  • Appoint representatives to contribute to policy work in AGE Task Forces
  • Train your staff and experts through AGE capacity-building activities
  • Participate in research and innovation projects AGE is involved in
  • Share your work and activities within AGE network

Reaching a critical mass is key to make a difference! We look forward to meeting you to discuss how we could best team up.

Do not hesitate to drop a line to AGE Membership officer, Estelle Huchet:

WHAT type of Member categories exist?

Full member
Membership fee: 0.28% of your organisation income (with a maximum amount of 3218,25 euros)

  1. Participation to all AGE’s activities
  2. Refunds for most of your participating costs
  3. Full vote at the General Assembly
  4. Possibility to nominate your organisation to be a representative of your Member State on the Council of Administration
Accession country member
Membership fee: 405,3 euros per year
  1. Participation in all meetings and working groups
  2. Possible refund of expenses (the Council, in consultation with the Executive Committee and the Secretariat, will decide)
  3. One observer (with no voting right) to the General Assembly (one delegate per member)
  4. One representative in the Council of Administration (one representative per country elected by the members of the country)
Observer member
Membership fee: 405,3 euros per year
  1. Participation in all AGE’s activities
  2. No refund for your participating costs
  3. No vote at the General Assembly
  4. No representative in the Council of Administration
Associate member
Membership fee: 210 euros per year
  1. Participation to AGE policy activities
  2. One delegate to AGE General Assembly (no voting right and no refund)
  3. Right to nominate expert(s) to participate in AGE policy work
  4. No representative in the Council of Administration

WHO can become a Member?

  1. Be legally constituted as a not-for-profit and non-gevermental association
  2. Directly represent and/or work on behalf of older and/or retired people
  3. Be located in the countries of the European Union (full members only)
Download the membership conditions here: EN // Conditions d'adhésion: FR

HOW to become a Member?

  1. Download the membership application form here: EN // Formulaire d'adhésion: FR
  2. Attach a copy of your organization statues
  3. Attach a copy of the latest approved accounts of your organization
  4. Share any material about your activities (annual report, newsletter, leaflet, etc.)
  5. Mail your application to our accreditation committee:
AGE Platform Europe
Avenue de Tervueren 168/2
1150 Brussels (Belgium)
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