ILIAS is open source software and as such can be downloaded, used indefinitely and adapted by anyone - all free from license fees. The ILIAS Society (ILIAS open source e-Learning e.V.) was founded to ensure the reliable and sustainable further development of the software.

The society coordinates the complete development of the software and the testing process and also sets the rules by which new features are implemented and bugs corrected. The various bodies of the society additionally deal with the long-term development strategy and the online help. Society funds are used to finance especially important features and technical innovations.

With your membership in the ILIAS Society you are supporting the sustainable development of ILIAS. You get a vote in the general meeting of members and can therefore actively help shape the future direction the software takes. Institutional members additionally get the opportunity to prioritise bugs so that these are dealt with more swiftly. Some of our Premium Partners also offer society members special conditions.

Select the membership type that best suits you and become a member of the ILIAS Society today!

Institutions
Private Members
Schools
Service Providers

Businesses, universities, administrations and other institutions enjoy the following advantages as society members:

 
  • A seat on the Advisory Council and influence on further development of the software
  • Opportunity to share knowledge and experience with other institutions
  • Acquisition of partners to improve own desired features
  • Prioritised handling of reported bugs
  • Use of the society's E-Learning-Community-Servers (ECS)
  • Discounted services from some Premium Partners

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Active private members of the society help support the development of ILIAS and enjoy many advantages:

 
  • Information direct from 'the horse's mouth'
  • Direct contact to other users
  • Participation in the forum and FeatureWiki
  • Full voting rights in the general assembly of members
  • Discounted entrance fee to annual ILIAS Conference

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More and more schools are coming to rely on ILIAS. As a member of the ILIAS Society you support the further development of ILIAS and take part in deciding on the future of ILIAS. By being a member of the society, you enjoy the following advantages:

 
  • A seat on the Advisory Council and influence on further development of the software
  • Help ensure the independence of ILIAS
  • Opportunity to share knowledge and experience with other schools
  • Acquisition of partner schools to improve own desired features
  • Prioritised handling of reported bugs
  • Your own ILIAS client hosted on the Society's server
  • Discounted services from some Premium Partners

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For service providers, the society is the perfect platform for expert dialogue with users and potential customers and offers the following advantages:

 
  • Establish and expand own business model
  • Cooperate with other service providers
  • Acquire customers at official events
  • Profit from the ILIAS brand and the society's product marketing
  • Attain Premium Partner status through being active in the community

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