APSA Membership

Benefits of APSA Membership

Advance your career

  • Organized sections: collaborate with scholars in your specific field of political science.
  • Meetings: learn from colleagues, share new ideas, and meet prospective employers and colleagues.
  • eJobs: find jobs, post your resume, and arrange interviews at APSA's annual meeting.
  • MyAPSA: access and find members, programs, and faculty.
  • Mentoring: connect with experienced political scientists to help guide your career, or mentor a junior scholar.

Gain access to cutting edge scholarly and teaching resources

Increase your visibility

Save money with member discounts

*APSA Membership Refund Policy: Membership may be cancelled by contacting the APSA membership department by e-mail at [email protected] or by mail; however, APSA does not offer refunds for cancelled memberships.

With more than 15,000 members residing in over 100 countries worldwide, the American Political Science Association is the world's largest professional organization for the study of politics. Through an extraordinary range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, the Association brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors in order to expand our awareness and understanding of political life.

If you prefer to join or renew by mail, download a membership renewal form or a new member application.

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