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MEMBERSHIP

If you work as a researcher or educator at the crossroads of astronomy and culture, you are welcome to apply for membership to ISAAC. Please read the membership categories below and decide which one is best for you. On the right you can complete and submit your membership form.

 

Before you apply, please read the By-Laws and the Equity and Inclusion policy. This details requirements for membership categories, as well as the standards for all members.

Membership Categories

Associate Member

 

This category is open to all persons active in cultural astronomy, including student and amateur researchers, educators, communicators, or Indigenous elders. Associate members must demonstrate current activity in the field through teaching, research, outreach, or other outputs and contributions.

 

Full Member

 

This category is open to professional PhD-qualified cultural astronomers working at universities and research institutes. Full members should have an established track record, publishing original, peer-reviewed research in credible journals and publishers.

 

Fellow

 

This category is open to senior academics and researchers who have outstanding track records in research, teaching, and public engagement and/or curriculum development for 10 years or more (post-doctoral) to the field of cultural astronomy.

 

Council may approve, reject, or reclassify a candidate for any category by a two-thirds majority vote.

Dues

The fee payable by each category of membership is fixed at the General Meeting. In the light of prevailing economic conditions, the fee for membership in a given category may vary according to the Member's country of employment/residence. All fees are in United States Dollars (USD$).

 

Fees are paid per triennium (3-year period) under the following conditions:

 

  • Associate Member Fees: USD $30

  • Full Members/Fellows in a country listed below: USD $60

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

  • Full Members/Fellows in a country not listed below: USD $30

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Members who are able to pay the full USD $60 fee are encouraged to do so, but that decision is left to the individual.