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Our memberships are divided by career stage and country bands. Please select your career stage below to find out about the RSA benefits.
Country bands can be found at the bottom of each page.
If you are interested in regional studies and regional sciences and you are not a full-time student, early career researcher (within 5 years of the date on PhD certificate or equivalent) or a corporate representative, you can join as an Individual member.Find out more
If you have received your PhD* certificate and wish to develop your careers, networks and research through our EC opportunities, including funding, mentored publication routes and EC plenary speaker roles.Find out more
The Association welcomes PhD students as members, offering a platform for presenting your work to an international audience and opportunities to network with senior researchers and experts.Find out more
Corporate membership is for organisations which are actively involved in regional development, research and policies. It is for managing authorities, university departments, institutes, think tanks, consultancies and the like.Find out more
Retired / Emeritus
Retired/Emeritus membership is for members who have retired from full-time work but still want to keep abreast of regional research.Find out more