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Collective Members
There are two categories of collective members of the International Sociological Association: regular and affiliated. (See for a list of current Collective Members).
  
Regular collective members

 

This category of membership is for countrywide associations of sociology duly established for scientific purposes which are open to all active sociologists. They are admitted by a decision of the Executive Committee, subject to ratification by the Council of National Associations.

Benefits

  • Members receive one copy of ISA publications: Current Sociology, International Sociology.
  • Possibility of collaboration on producing Current Sociology monographs.
  • Voting rights at two major decision making bodies of the ISA: Council of National Associations and Assembly of Councils.
  • Home page at the ISA web site or a hot link with its own.
  • Possibility of having your local journals listed on the ISA website.
  • Reception of isagram, an electronic newsletter containing announcements of the forthcoming conferences, calls for papers and manuscripts, prizes, competitions, etc.
  • Possibility of having its announcements circulated, free of charge, in isagram to ISA members.
  • Possibility of grant for special activities
  • Possibility of organising sessions at ISA World Congress of Sociology

Moreover

  • Digital Worlds
    • Social Justice & Democratization Space
      It aims to build a global community who can access and share resources in various languages through an open participatory approach to research, policy, pedagogy, practices and images.
    • Global Dialogue
      Newsletter published in 15 languages. A venue for debates, reports on conferences, state of different sociologies, interviews, and much more.
    • Universities in Crisis
      Blog of the ISA that reports on universities in crisis, aiming to build global communities of concerned academics.
    • Journeys through Sociology
      Interviews with members of the ISA Executive Committee.
    • Sociotube
      Videos and Films of the everyday life of sociologists.

Annual fees
You may choose to have annual fees calculated either as 1% of your association's annual budget or 1USD per each member per year. A minimum annual fee is
USD 300 for countries with economies in Category A and B, and USD 75 for economies in Category C (See the Table of Economies to identify the category of the economy of your country.) and a maximum annual fee is USD 5000 (or more if desired). 

Annual fees
Category A - 1% of your association's annual budget or
- 1 USD per each member per year.
- minimum USD 300
Category B USD 300
Category C US $75

Application form

 


Affiliated collective members

 

This category of membership is for research institutions and universities or their departments, as well as other associations of sociologists active in the field of sociology. 

An affiliated collective member from a country or groups of countries not represented in the ISA by a national sociological association, may be granted temporary regular collective member status by the Executive Committee, subject to ratification by the Council of National Associations.

Benefits

  • Members receive one copy of ISA publications: Current Sociology, International Sociology.
  • Possibility of collaboration on producing Current Sociology monographs.
  • Home page at the ISA web site  or a hot link with your own.
  • Possibility of having your local journals listed on the ISA website.
  • Reception of isagram, an electronic newsletter containing announcements of the forthcoming conferences, calls for papers and manuscripts, prizes, competitions, etc.
  • Possibility of having your announcements circulated, free of charge, in isagram to ISA members
  • Your association gets listed in the Directory of ISA Members

Moreover

  • Digital Worlds
    • Social Justice & Democratization Space
      It aims to build a global community who can access and share resources in various languages through an open participatory approach to research, policy, pedagogy, practices and images.
    • Global Dialogue
      Newsletter published in 15 languages. A venue for debates, reports on conferences, state of different sociologies, interviews, and much more.
    • Universities in Crisis
      Blog of the ISA that reports on universities in crisis, aiming to build global communities of concerned academics.
    • Journeys through Sociology
      Interviews with members of the ISA Executive Committee.
    • Sociotube
      Videos and Films of the everyday life of sociologists.

Annual fees
Membership fees are divided into 3 categories, A, B and C, according to the gross national income per capita of the economy of countries. See the Table of Economies to identify the categoy of the economy of your country.

Annual fees for each category are:

Category A USD 175
Category B USD 85
Category C USD 60

Application form

 

 
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