ICIS Membership

Membership in the International Congress of Infant Studies is open to anyone with an advanced degree in any discipline related to infant development. The society maintains a listserve for the exclusive use of its members where announcements and/or questions can be posted to the membership.

Membership Benefits

All ICIS members benefit from an online subscription to Infancy, the official journal of the International Congress of Infant Studies. Additional membership benefits include:

  • Opportunity to submit proposals and abstracts for sessions at the bi-ennial Congress
  • Opportunity to register for Bi-ennial and Virtual ICIS Congresses at reduced registration rates
  • Complimentary access ICIS supported webinars and workshops
  • Ability to view ICIS supported webinars and workshops on demand through the member only area of the website
  • Access to the member resource database
  • Professional development and networking
  • Access and ability to respond directly to job opportunity postings
  • Ability to post job opportunities
  • Access to online ICIS resources and Annual Congress proceedings
  • Opportunity to vote in Elections of ICIS Board members
  • Opportunity to stand for election to, and serve on, the ICIS Board of Directors
  • Ability to make donations to fund student support initiatives
  • Opportunity to nominate and/or be considered for awards
  • Opportunity to be considered for awards with partner organizations including Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences
  • Regular email updates and notices
  • 25% discount on Wiley and Wiley-Blackwell books at www.wiley.com

For any questions relating to membership, please Contact Us.

Membership Fees


The ICIS membership term runs for 1 or 2 years from January 1 through December 31. Current membership dues are as follows in USD:


Category Dues
Regular Member – 1yr $65
Early Career Member* – 1yr $55
Student Member – 1yr $45
Developing Nations** – 1 yr $45
Regular Member – 2yr $120
Early Career Member* – 2yr $95
Student Member – 2yr $60
Developing Nations** – 2 yr $60
Emeritus Member*** – Lifetime  Free


*Early Career Members are those individuals who are within five (5) years of their terminal degree.
**If you are a member currently residing in a country identified on the World Bank list of developing nations (Low Income, Low-Middle Income, or Upper-Middle Income, please contact us for the discounted membership code.  You will require this code to register at a reduced rate.  Please note that you must be currently residing in the identified country in order to qualify for the membership reduction.
***Emeritus Members are those individuals who have been members of ICIS for 20 years or more and have retired from their position at their university/affiliated organization.  Potential Emeritus Members must contact the Secretariat for confirmation of status and membership application.


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