Beijing International Society (BIS) is open to foreign passport holders only. BIS events are off-the-record; photography, filming and recording are not permitted. Members and attendees are asked to bring their membership card and/or passport for entrance to all events. Attendees may sign up for annual membership or pay the single lecture attendance fee at the registration desk the evening of any event.
Advance reservations for lectures are not required, unless otherwise stipulated.
Outings to places of historic or cultural interest take place on Saturday mornings. In most instances, outings are for members only.
Annual Membership Fee
RMB 350 per family per year. Family is understood to include parents, spouses, and dependent children.
RMB 100 for students with valid ID.
The annual membership fee includes attendance to all lectures; a login password to view lecture summaries and complete archival information on the BIS website BeijingInternationalSociety.com ; and a monthly newsletter sent by email providing details of upcoming events.
Single Attendance Lecture Fee
RMB 60 per guest.
RMB 30 for students with valid ID.