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Membership helps support the Mission Statement of the World Naturopathic Federation

Educational members

Educational organisations or institutions that focus primarily on the education of naturopaths / naturopathic doctors, with goals and objectives that are consistent with those of the WNF, or are useful to the aims of the WNF may be granted WNF Educational Membership. Educational members pay dues but cannot vote. They can attend meetings as observers, are encouraged to participate on WNF working groups and have access to all materials and information the WNF may provide to its members.

Criteria for WNF Educational membership:

  • It is the aim of the WNF to support the highest educational standards in every jurisdiction/country. Although, according to the WHO Benchmarks on Naturopathy, the minimal educational requirement for naturopathic education is 1,500 hours, the WNF will require all WNF educational members to meet, or to be working towards, the highest educational standards offered in their specific jurisdiction/country.
  • If naturopathic education is recognized by the government in a jurisdiction/country, then a naturopathic educational institution must have aquired that level of recognition in order to qualify.

WNF Educational membership process and fees:

  • The new structure is $4 per student (full-time equivalency) with a minimum of $200 and a maximum of $2500
  • Once your application has been approved you will be send the payment options.

Please view or download the WNF Educational Institution member application

Benefits of Educational members:

  • Opportunity to attend bi-annual WNF General Assemblies and to participate in WNF planning sessions.
  • Opportunity to participate on WNF committees.
  • Regular WNF updates on WNF activities and naturopathic opportunities globally.
  • Ability to have naturopathic conferences (that are open to the greater naturopathic community) posted on the WNF website.
  • Ability to provide feedback on WNF policies and position papers.
  • Supporting the growth and development of the naturopathic profession globally.
  • Opportunity for international collaboration with other naturopathic organizations.

Please view or download the WNF Educational Member renewal

The following are the current WNF Educational Members: