Russian Mineralogical Society
How to join the Russian Mineralogical Society

To join the Russian Mineralogical Society you have to proceed the electronic registration on the RMS website www.minsoc.ru, fill out the membership application forms, send them to the RMS and pay the membership fees.

All RMS members have the access to the online contents of the RMS scientific journal ("Zapiski RMO") including fulltext papers and additional materials (color images etc.).

Steps to join the RMS:

1. Sign up the minsoc.ru website (follow the link registration in the upper right side of the browser window). Please note: you must have a valid email address! After the complete registration you will receive your minsoc.ru password via email.

2. Using your login and password sign in the minsoc.ru (to authorize click on the white arrow in the dark red square) and follow to the section "Join RMS" of your personal menu (right side of the browser window).

3. Follow the link "Fill out the RMS member data form". You will enter you personal data form. Please fill out the last three sections of the form ("RMS membership", "RMS specialist data" and "RMS canvass") and click the button "Send the data to the RMS".

4. Follow to the section "Join RMS" of your personal menu again and click the link "Print the RMS application for admission". The form will be opened in a separate window. Please print and sign the form. You have to designate in the form the names and contact details of two referees (prominent specialists in the field of mineralogy or adjacent sciences, RMS members if possible).

5. Please attach to the application your CV summary. It has to contain the next data: (1) your educational and academic status (undergraduate, university name, diploma, scientific degree etc.) and (2) the list of your most important publications (if any; up to 3 titles).

6. Follow the section "Join RMS" of your personal menu and click the link "Fill out the RMS member data form" again. Go to the end of the form and click the button "Print form". The form will be opened in a separate window. Please print and sign the form.

7. Send the RMS application for admission, RMS member data form and the CV summary to the Presidium of the Russian Mineralogical Society at the address:

Russian Mineralogical Society
21st line 2,
199026 Saint Petersburg,
Russia

8. After the consideration of your application you will be informed by the RMS secretary. To complete the joining you have to transfer the admission fee (RUR 3000.-, that is equivalent to approx. USD 100.-; the admission fee is also the membership fee for the first year of membership) and the membership fee for the current year (RUR 3000.-, that is equivalent to approx. USD 100.-).

Important: membership fee rates

  • 1 year membership = RUR 3,000.- (approx. USD 100.-)
  • 1 year membership + "Zapiski RMO" hardcopy = RUR 10,000.- (approx. USD 333.-)

To check the current RUR/USD and RUR/EURO exchange rates please visit the website of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

RMS bank details:

Beneficiary: Russian Mineralogical Society
Beneficiary bank : JSC VTB BANK (OPERU BRANCH) St. Petersburg Russian Federation
SWIFT code : VTBRRUM2NWR
USD Account number : 40703840715010000005
EURO Account number: 40703978715010000003
Reference: membership fee for year(s) ...

9. You will receive your RMS membership card on your postal address.

10. Please note: you have to transfer the membership fee for the every year of your membership and confirm you personal data in your personal data form every year (all future changes in your data form have to be made on the website minsoc.ru only, you do not need to print and send via mail any forms).


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