Membership fees 2024

Loimu's membership fee is a fixed monthly fee that takes into account the member's life situation. The membership fee is tax-deductible.

Full member

Membership fee:
Starting from 1.1.2024 32.50 €/month
Until 31.12.2023 32.00 €/month

Full members have a university degree in natural, forestry or environmental sciences or are working in the Loimu field.

All member services and benefits are included in the membership:

    • Loimu’s legal services and interests representation in the labour market

    • Career services on the basis of individual needs

    • Unemployment fund membership

    • Traveller’s insurance

    • Danske Bank benefits, Member+ service benefits and cottage rental

    • Loimu’s member events, member association activities and possibility to apply for Loimu’s positions of trust

    • The Loimu magazine, member letters, Loimu pocket calendar

Please note that you will have to join the unemployment fund separately.
Without unemployment insurance fund membership, the membership fee is 27.25 €/month (until 31.12.2023 26.75 €/month).

Discounts are available for the full member’s membership fee.

Recently graduated Full member

Membership fee:
Starting from 1.1.2024 16,25 €/month
Until 31.12.2023 16 €/month

A member who has graduated during the previous calendar year and was a Loimu member when graduating will automatically pay a reduced price for the year following the graduation and starts to pay the full price only in the year thereafter. During the graduation year, the membership fee is the same as the student membership fee.

All member services and benefits are included in the membership:

  • Loimu’s legal services and interests representation in the labour market
  • Career services on the basis of individual needs
  • Unemployment fund membership. Please note that you will have to join the unemployment fund separately in OmaLoimu.
  • Traveller’s insurance
  • Danske Bank benefits, Member+ service benefits and cottage rental
  • Loimu’s member events, member association activities and possibility to apply for Loimu’s positions of trust
  • The Loimu magazine, member letters, Loimu pocket calendar

Student member

Loimu’s student membership offers a choice of membership levels for eligible students pursuing a full-time higher education degree (bachelor’s, master’s, or equivalent) in the field represented by the union. Students can hold student membership for a maximum of 10 years.

Fresher level Membership:

Membership Fee 0 €/month

Free membership until the end of the year following the start of studies. This option is available for students who have initiated their bachelor’s or university of applied sciences studies during the current academic year. After the free period, the membership automatically upgrades to the Student Level.

Includes benefits such as:

  • free-time travel insurance,
  • career services training
  • legal advice in Lakiluuri,
  • Member+ service benefits
  • access to local student association activities
  • Loimu magazine

Student level Membership

Membership Fee: 2 €/month

Suitable for all university students, this level includes the benefits of the Fuksi Level and adds features like:

  • personal salary counseling,
  • career coaching,
  • personalized legal advice
  • individual review of employment contracts.

StudentPlus level Membership:

Membership Fee: 7 €/month

This level includes all the benefits of Fuksi and Student Levels, plus

  • the opportunity to utilize Loimu’s legal protection benefit
  • accrue unemployment benefits during work periods while studying. You can separately join the unemployment fund without an additional fee when you have a valid employment contract.

Students can choose the level that best suits their needs and preferences.

Senior member

Membership Fee): €3/month

Senior members are individuals who have permanently and full-time transitioned to old-age pension or a preceding career pension.

Membership includes:

  • Diverse leisure benefits in the Member+ service
  • Senior events
  • Benefits from Danske Bank
  • Benefits provided by AKY (Akavalaiset yrittäjät/Akava Entrepreneurs)
  • Travel insurance until the end of the retirement year
  • Loimu magazine, member newsletters, Loimu pocket calendar

Supporting member

Supporter Individual Fee: 8.25 €/month

Supporter individuals are those who do not require Loimu’s advocacy services or membership in the unemployment insurance fund. Supporter individuals do not have voting rights in Loimu’s elections.

Membership includes:

  • Loimu magazine, member newsletters, Loimu pocket calendar
  • Loimu’s own webinars
  • Career services recordings on Loimu’s member site”