Affiliate Membership

We recommend affiliate membership for investment professionals who do not meet the requirements of regular membership and do not intend to participate in the CFA Program or CIPM Program.




Applications for affiliate membership are administered by CFA Institute. To become a affiliate member you must:

  • 12+ months of work experience in the financial industry,

  • Agree to and sign the Members’ Agreement and Professional Conduct statement, and

  • Provide two to three professional references.


Member benefits

Affiliate membership equips you with practical benefits to help you stay ahead in the investment profession and connect with like-minded peers.


Gain professional recognition

Your membership in CFA Society Switzerland demonstrates your commitment to professional excellence, giving you recognition as an authoritative and actively engaged investment professional.


Expand your knowledge

Stay ahead by developing your knowledge and keeping up-to-date with the latest industry insights:

  • Attend educational events and conferences.

  • Enhance your professional development and earn continuing education credits for our educational events.

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Connect with like-minded peers

Grow your professional network by connecting with peers and senior executives in the investment industry in Switzerland:

  • Attend networking events.

  • Connect on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Join a special interest group to learn more about topics you are interested in or passionate about.

  • Get involved in the investment community as a volunteer.


Access new and exciting career opportunities

Take advantage of our career support services and our collaboration with leading recruiters to gain access to new job opportunities.

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Member Value Pack

Members of CFA Society Switzerland are in a privileged position which makes them attractive to many vendors. Similar to university alumni organizations, CFA Society Switzerland can help make the most of that by curating a carefully selected choice of goods and services to members at particularly favorable terms.​​

See the offers in Member Value Pack



Member fees

Annual fee for the CFA Institute membership is USD 299.

Annual fee for the CFA Society Switzerland membership is USD 100.


Apply now 

You can apply via the CFA Institute to become a affiliate member of both CFA Society Switzerland and CFA Institute.

Apply now