Affiliated 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.

Constituting the Council of National Associations (CNA), affiliated members, together with national associations (regular members), actively promote regional and cross-country cooperation and highlight the activities of each collective member. The CNA aims to create a community to consult and cooperate with on common interests including collective networks on approaches, emphases, and cultures of doing sociology. National associations and affiliated members all over the world contribute to the diversity of global voices in ISA’s deliberations and vision.


  • Members receive one copy of ISA publications: Current SociologyInternational 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.


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 for Affiliated Collective Membership