The world's leading professional body dedicated to structural engineering

The Institution is recognised as the world's leading professional body for structural engineering. Only the best thinkers, designers, and innovators successfully meet our exacting entrance requirements. It's a tough journey, but it has to be. Once accredited with membership, you will be recognised worldwide as a structural engineer working at the highest level of technical and professional expertise. For many, the Institution is the preferred route to the top.

More than any other professional structural engineering qualification, membership will give you an international passport to practice

Membership confirms your competence as an engineer working to the highest standards in the world. We carefully protect our world class reputation:

  • members qualify by passing rigorous interviews and/or examinations that test professional competence in structural engineering design
  • we currently look after over 27,000 members worldwide
  • structural engineers in over 100 countries have successfully studied for and taken our professional interviews and/or exams