Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a member of CIRIS?

You can apply for membership via the signup button or via this link.

Who is eligible for CIRIS membership?

Anybody with an interest for International Relations, Freedom of Speech, Democracy etc. We welcome all who embrace these universal principles from all over the world.

What is the membership fee?

The current membership fee is $25,- per year.

When does my membership expire?

Your membership lasts 365 day’s from the day you signed up. You can always review your data after you have logged in on your subscription page.

Where does my money go?

The membership fee’s are being used for the upkeep and maintenance of our website and projects.

How is CIRIS funded?

As a 501(c)(3) organization, CIRIS relies on the donations of individuals, foundations, corporations and others who are willing to help us fulfill our mission.

Does CIRIS have an Intellectual Independence Policy

Yes we do, and you can find it here.

Does CIRIS have a Privacy Policy?

Yes we do, and you can find it here.

Are you all volunteers?

Yes, we are a small charity, and the funds that we have we use to run our website. We do not have any paid positions.

Can I re-use material from your website?

We like our authors to receive recognition for their work, so please list us as your source, use APA or Chicago style formatting. We appreciate a link back. As a charity, our articles are purely academic and commentary in nature.