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Benefits of ASA Membership

As a member of the African Studies Association (ASA), you will join leading scholars and practitioners in a wide variety of disciplines. You will have the opportunity to network and exchange knowledge with an impressive network of academic scholars and researchers on Africa. ASA members enjoy many benefits, including: 

African Studies Association membership is open to scholars, students and practitioners from around the world, who have an interest in Africa. ASA membership is valid for one calendar year.

Membership rates are as follows:

 Membership (Income equivalent to $50,000 and above) $180.00

Membership (Income equivalent to $50,000 and above) + print subscription to HIA $230.00

Membership (Income equivalent to $49,999 and below) $115.00

Membership (Income equivalent to $49,999 and below) + print subscription to HIA $165.00

Retiree Membership $100.00

Retiree Membership + print subscription to HIA $150.00

Student Membership (must send copy of valid ID) $70.00

Student Membership + print subscription to HIA $120.00

Students at African Institutions (must send copy of valid ID) $5.00


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