How to Join

In order to become a Federation Member, an organization must apply to the Federation Operator for membership and agree to be bound by the Federation Policy in writing by the officially authorized representative of the organization.
Each application for membership including (if applicable) the Identity Management Practice Statement is evaluated by the Federation Operator. The Federation Operator decides on whether to grant or deny the application.
If the application is denied, the Federation Operator communicates this decision and the reason for denying the application to the applying organization.

Once accepted, the Members needs to sign the membership agreement.

Eligibility

Organizations which are supporting research and education such as:
• Higher education
• Lower, primary or secondary education
• Further education
• University libraries
• Public research institutions

Policies

LIFE Identity Federation Policy
Membership Agreement
Home Organization’s Acceptable Usage Policy

Procedure

1. Fill Application
2. Sign the agreement
3. Send the agreement by email
4. Register administrative and technical contacts
5. Negotiate metadata publication method
6. Testing

If you have any questions, please, send them to our official contact:
− LIFE@aub.edu.lb