Types of membership and fees

Annual membership fee

The IAS has a differentiated fee structure for membership, including a multi-year discount. The membership year runs from the date of payment.

Standard

Any person involved in HIV research, care, prevention and control can become a member of the IAS.

Student

Student memberships are available to individuals of any age enrolled in full-time studies at a school, university, college or other tertiary institution.

Youth

Youth memberships are available to individuals up to the age of 26 (date of birth and passport/ID number are required).

Patron

Patron members have the same rights and benefits as full members, students and youth, but voluntarily pay a higher annual membership fee.

Prices in US$:

  1 year 2 years 3 years  
Standard fee – high-income countries*  $70  $130 $190  
Standard fee – middle/low-income countries*  $35 $65 $95  
Student/youth** – high-income countries*  $60  -  -  
Student/youth** – middle/low-income countries*  $30  -  -  
Patron fee*** $200 $370 $540  

* World Bank Classification
** Youth under age 26
*** Patron members have the same rights and benefits as full members, students and youth, but voluntarily pay a higher fee