If you are a current RSA member, you can update your details, renew your membership and access documents in the Members' Lounge. Please note that the ID is your email address. 

Join the Regional Studies Association

The RSA has been at the heart of regional studies for 50 years. Our brand stands for expertise, cutting edge research and reliability. We support our members with the latest research, funding schemes, networking opportunities and spaces to grow their research, career and influence.

Our diverse range of membership benefits include publications, funding opportunities and awards, open networks and collaborations, an expert register (not available to non-members), reduced members' rates for RSA events, conferences and discounted publications.

Click here to see how you can benefit from the RSA membership. 

Our membership fees are based on five different categories and on the country in which you reside. If you are not sure which country Band your country belongs to please click here

Are you based in Latin America or China? If so, you might be interested in our special membership rates for members based in these countries. To find out, more click the following links: Latin America Division and China Division membership.


Payment options 

You can pay for your membership online by credit card in the Members' Lounge.

Annual Direct Debit payers receive an automatic 10% discount on the membership rate but this option is only available for members with a UK bank account.

In addition, you can benefit by signing up for multiple year memberships (thereby saving on potential increases on the membership rate). 


RSA Membership fees 2016

Membership Categories Band A Band B Band C Band D
Individual £93 £71 £48 £24
Student £44 £34 £24 £13
Early Career £71 £53 £37 £19
Associate £71 £53 £37 £19
Corporate £190 £145 £99 £52


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