Regular Membership


A regular member of CFA Society Switzerland must be a regular member of CFA Institute and must fulfill such other requirements as the society may impose consistent with the requirements established by CFA Institute. When you are applying for a regular membership we encourage you to be a member of CFA Society Switzerland.




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

  • 4,000 hours of relevant work experience, completed in a minimum of 36 months,

  • Have passed CFA® Program Level I, 

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

  • Provide two-three professional references.


Member benefits


Regular 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.

Career Center


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 275.

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


Apply now 


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

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To renew your membership click here

Investment professionals who do not meet the requirements of regular membership and do not intend to participate in the CFA Program or CIPM Program we encourage to apply for an Affiliate membership click here