Become an Individual Member of IPSA
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Individual Membership Essentials
Join the IPSA Community
Time for networking!
IPSA brings together an international community of more than 4,000 members from all areas of political science. IPSA members can connect with peers from all around the world and benefit from this major source of academic networking opportunities.
Promote your Work
Spread the word!
IPSA members can post articles about their news, events, call for papers, job openings, books, awards and more on the IPSA website, social media and e-newsletter. Our social media accounts have a combined following of close to 170,000 users and our monthly newsletter is distributed to about 9,000 members of the global political science scene.
IPSA Research Committees (RC) are sub-structures of IPSA that are developing research in specific fields of political science. The RCs' main mission is to conduct research based on international cooperation. There are currently 53 IPSA Research Committees.
Past Conferences Proceedings Library
Looking for a paper covering your research field?
IPSA Conferences Proceedings Library counts 16,945 paper abstracts and 9,297 full papers from previous IPSA World Congresses and events.
International Political Science Review (IPSR)
5 issues per year
ONLINE VERSION INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP
IPSR is committed to publishing peer-reviewed articles that make a significant contribution to international political science. It fosters the creation and dissemination of rigorous political inquiry while respecting different approaches and methods.
International Political Science Abstracts
6 issues per year
ONLINE VERSION INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP
50% DISCOUNT ON PRINTED VERSION
1 year - 127 USD
2 years - 254 USD
Abstracts is a global resource, providing non-evaluative abstracts of articles published in scholarly journals from every region of the world.
This research tool is a staple to help researchers and students identify the professional articles needed for their work.
For more information
ONLINE VERSION FREE ACCESS
PRINTED VERSION INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP
This IPSA bulletin offers detailed information and in-depth articles about the IPSA World Congress of Political Science.
It also provides political science news from our National Associations, Research Committees, and IPSA Summer Schools.
Subscription to the electronic version (archives included) of the International Political Science Review (IPSR) (five per year) via the Sage Publications’ website.
Subscription to the electronic version (archives included) of the International Political Science Abstracts (six per year) via the Sage Publications’ website, plus an optional print version at a 50% reduced price.
Subscription to Participation, the IPSA bulletin.
Free monthly newsletter.
Join a community numbering thousands of political scientists worldwide by collaborating and/or working with one (or more) of 53 IPSA Research Committees.
Obtain a special IPSA certificate of course attendance upon completion of an IPSAMOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
Access to the IPSA Portal of Political Science.
Participate in the IPSA World Congress of Political Science and exclusive IPSA events around the world.
Opportunities to compete for IPSA awards and travel grants for the IPSA World Congress of Political Science.
Reduced fee at IPSA Inter-Congress Conferences and joint events organized with IPSA partners.
Web and other services
Post your CV or resumé on a personalized profile page available to members in the Members Directory and to media in the Specialist Registry.
Access the online Members Directory, ideal for contacting colleagues around the world and a major source of invitations to professional opportunities.
Promote your books and events, and post a call for papers, job openings, awards and much more on the IPSA website and in IPSA media.
Access the IPSA Conference Proceedings Library (CPL). 16,945 paper abstracts and 9,297 full papers from previous events.
Online resources offered exclusively to members.
Discount to IPSA members on subscriptions to Journal of Political Power.
25% discount on all SAGE Publications titles.
30% discount on all Oxford University Press titles in the areas of politics.
30% discount on all MIT Press titles in the areas of international relations and security studies.
Optional Add-on Print Subscriptions
- International Political Science Abstracts
1-year: US$ 127 2-years: US$ 254
Online Membership Form
Proof of Residency
All categories of Group B, C or D includes all the benefits of an individual membership at a reduced price. To qualify for Group B, C or D, users will be asked to submit an acceptable proof of residency.
Ex.: University affiliation document, driver’s license, utility bill.
Proof of Studentship
Student membership includes all the benefits of an individual membership at a reduced price. Students of all ages will qualify for the discounted rates by submitting a proof of status.
Ex.: Copy of valid student card or official university letter from the registrar.
Proof of Seniority
Senior membership includes all the benefits of an individual membership at a reduced price. Seniors will be asked to provide a proof of age (65 and over) to qualify.
Ex.: Driver’s license, official documents with birth date.
IPSA will revise annually the composition of the individual membership groups in accordance with the World Bank annual revisions of the world’s economies classification.
For an overview of the groups and more information, go to:
Membership fees are non-refundable.
Become an Individual Member of IPSA
Accepted Methods of Payments
1. Credit Card
Please proceed to complete your online membership form. Once you have reached the Order information page, make sure you select "Pay Now / Credit Card" and enter your payment information on the following page. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, and UnionPay payments.
2. Bank Transfer
Please proceed to complete your online membership form. Once you have reached the Order information page, make sure you select “Pay Later / Get an Invoice”. Upon submitting your membership form, your IPSA order will be registered in the system as a pending order. As soon as we receive your payment, your order will be completed and you will receive a confirmation email receipt.
If you wish to proceed with a bank transfer, please note you will need to add an extra USD 30 administrative fee, i.e. the total amount of your transaction should be your contribution amount + USD 30. Please make sure you mention your invoice number upon sending your transfer.
3. USD Check
Please proceed to complete your online membership form. Once you have reached the Order information page, make sure you select “Pay Later / Get an Invoice”. Upon submitting your membership form, your IPSA order will be registered in the system as a pending order. As soon as we receive your payment, your order will be completed and you will receive a confirmation email receipt. Please make sure you mention your invoice number upon sending your check.
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International Political Science Association
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