Two types of memberships
There are two membership categories: Associate and Active Members.
An institution is considered an Active Members if it meets all the requirements, and develops and runs double degree student exchanges with T.I.M.E. members in at least two different countries. Active members may be elected to the Advisory Committee by the General Assembly.
An institution is considered an Associate Member if it recently joined the Association and has not yet met the minimum requirements to be considered as an Active Member. After joining the network, it must:
- Within two years, demonstrate that it has taken the necessary steps regarding academic regulations for double degrees to be possible;
- From the third year, it has at least one student per year engaged in a T.I.M.E. double degree programme;
- From the fifth year, it has double degree programmes with at least two other countries.
As soon as these requirements are fulfilled, it becomes an Active Member.
The T.I.M.E. Advisory Committee appoints an Admissions Committee which reports concerning potential new members and advises on admissions policy. Since 2004, new membership of T.I.M.E. has been possible by invitation only. Any potential new member must be proposed by a current member of T.I.M.E. and supported by two others. This means that new members almost always have an existing cooperation including exchange and often, double degree agreements with current T.I.M.E. members. The network is open to universities from every continent. Membership is voted by all T.I.M.E. members. Please contact Mrs Gwenaëlle Guillerme for more information about the detailed procedure.