- Membership is open to those who reside in, or have a head office in, one of the member countries of the Council of Europe.
- Candidates should complete the AEHT Membership Application form, (obtainable from the Head Office or from a member of the Managing Committee or Executive Board or by download from the internet site (www.aeht.lu).
- The completed form should be sent to the Secretary General at the AEHT Head Office.
- The Secretary General will send the application to the Executive Board's member representing the candidate's country for his or her opinion.
- The application, together with the representative's opinion, is submitted to the Executive Board and to the General Assembly, and is accepted or rejected by them.
- If the application is accepted, the Secretary informs the applicant of the decision, sends him or her copies of the statutes, the House Rules, the membership list, any available documentation, and information about the activities currently being proposed.
- If the application is not accepted, the unsuccessful candidate is informed of the decision by the Secretary General.
Entrance Fee and annual subscription
The Treasurer sends to each new member an invoice which includes:
- The sum payable as an entrance fee - 150 Euros for « active and observer members », – 200 Euros for « professional members ». Individual and honorary members are not required to pay an entrance fee (these amounts were decided upon at the General Assembly in October 2005 in Antalya). The entrance fee is payable in the first year only.
- The sum payable as annual subscription - 290 Euros for « active and observer members » and – 350 Euros for « professional members ». The annual subscription for individual members has been fixed at 35 Euros, honorary members being free of charge (these amounts were decided upon at the General Assembly in The Hague in November 2011).
- Any applicant accepted after the General Assembly will receive an invoice dated the following year. However, if the new member participates in any activities organized by or with the AEHT between date of the General Assembly and December 31st, he or she will have to pay the invoice before participating. In this case the new member will pay no subscription the following year.
- upon receiving payment of the entrance fee and annual subscription, the AEHT Head Office will send to the new member the Plexiglas plate, a big and small flag and the stickers etc… bearing the AEHT logo and stating that the school is 'Member of the Association of European Hotel and Tourism Schools' in English and French.
Means of payment
- either by bank transfer into one of the AEHT accounts:
Bank: Raiffeisenbank Inneres Salzkammergut, Kreuzplatz 20, A-4820 Bad Ischl
IBAN: AT50 3454 5000 0242 9694
SWIFT code: RZOOAT2L545
- or exceptionally, if not possible by bank transfer, by cheque made out in Euros payable to AEHT; the cheque must be payable and able to be cleared in the country where the Head Office is.
For all transfers from abroad, the payer will arrange to pay all bank charges and commissions. It is his or her responsibility to give clear instructions about this to his or her bank.