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COBIS Supporting Membership is open to manufacturers and suppliers of educational materials and equipment, publishers of textbooks and educational books, and companies and consultants providing services to international schools. COBIS Supporting Members benefit from a wide range of services provided by COBIS, many at reduced rates. A full summary of the benefits is available here.

COBIS accepts Supporting Membership applications throughout the year. Please note that from 1 January 2020, new member applications will be subject to the pro-rated 2019/20 membership fee plus the full fee for the 2020/21 academic year, which is £685 +VAT. Please contact Natalie Williams - - for more information.

A survey with existing supporting members in March 2020 found that:

  • 90% of supporting members said they had generated new business or made new contacts in the international school sector as a result of joining COBIS.
  • 70% would recommend COBIS supporting membership to colleagues and many said that they already have.
  • 70% of those who responded said they were planning to renew their membership next year

    To apply for COBIS Supporting Membership, please select 'Start your application' from the menu on the left-hand side.