Join the society!

We welcome and encourage everyone who is working, studying or doing research in the field of technical communication to join the Finnish Technical Communication Society.

New members in 2017

To join FTCS, you must register in our membership roster. 

  1. Register in our membership roster at
    • If your company pays your membership fee, please send an email to to let us know the name(s) of the member(s) that the company will pay for. Note that the individual members will still need to register in FloMembers.
    • If you want a paper invoice, please send an email to and let us know the billing address, the name(s) of the member(s), and the address where the invoice is to be sent. Again, you will need to register in FloMembers.
    • If you are a student, on maternity or paternity leave, or unemployed, you get a discount. See the table below to determine the amount.
  2. Your "registration application" will be received by our treasurer, who will send you the invoice.
  3. Register yourself on the website. For instructions, see Creating a new account on the website.
    • If  you have already registered, you can check your information like this:
      1. Sign in.
      2. Select My account from the right-hand navigation.
      3. Check your information and if changes are needed, click the Edit tab and Henkilötiedot (Personal data). Make your changes and click Save on the left-hand bottom corner of the page.

Existing members in 2017

If you have already registered in FloMembers, you will need to wait a bit - we'll be in touch. You will receive a request for contact info update in January, and about two weeks later, an invoice of your membership fee.

2017 membership fees

The 2017 membership fee levels are shown below.

Membership type Description Annual fee
Regular For employed technical communications professionals 25€
Student For students, people on maternity or paternity leave, and unemployed members 10€


Student membership is valid for a maximum of three years, after which you have to become a regular member even if you continue your studies. If a student works fulltime, you have to become a regular member.