Membership/Être membre

All ISOLA Mem­bers, con­fer­ence par­tic­i­pants – pan­elists and indi­vid­ual con­trib­u­tors – must pay ISOLA mem­ber­ship dues. Dues are payable on a two-year­ly basis. Please note that this includes new mem­bers. Dues cov­er cer­tain con­fer­ences expens­es as well as post-con­fer­ence ser­vices, web­site fees and main­te­nance and, when required, costs relat­ed to trans­la­tion and to the pub­li­ca­tion of con­fer­ence proceedings.

ISOLA dues are indexed on the coun­try income clas­si­fi­ca­tion of the World Bank. Schol­ars and stu­dents liv­ing and work­ing in High Income coun­tries pay the full rate (100%). Dues are cal­cu­lat­ed in US Dol­lars as follows:

Schol­ars (two years)

  1. High Income – $90 (France, Ger­many, New Zealand, Unit­ed King­dom, Unit­ed States)
  2. Mid­dle Income Upper Tier – $77 (Botswana, South Africa)
  3. Mid­dle Income Low­er Tier – $60 (Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria)
  4. Low Income Schol­ars – $41 (Niger, Rwanda)

Inde­pen­dent schol­ars and stu­dents (two years)

  1. High Income – $60 (France, Ger­many, New Zealand, Unit­ed King­dom, Unit­ed States)
  2. Mid­dle Income Upper Tier – $51 (South Africa)
  3. Mid­dle Income Low­er Tier – $39 (Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria)
  4. Low Income Schol­ars – $27 (Niger)
    ISOLA has three cat­e­gories of mem­ber­ship name­ly reg­u­lar, life and hon­orary membership.
    • Reg­u­lar mem­ber­ship is open to all per­sons who sub­scribe to the aims of the Soci­ety and upon the pay­ment of annu­al dues.
    • Life mem­ber­ship is open to per­sons eli­gi­ble for reg­u­lar mem­ber­ship upon mak­ing a sin­gle pay­ment, amount­ing to the sum of at least fif­teen years of con­tin­ued reg­u­lar sub­scrip­tion, there­after becom­ing exempt from the annu­al pay­ment of dues.
    • Hon­orary mem­ber­ship is recog­ni­tion of achieve­ment and dis­tinc­tion. The Exec­u­tive Coun­cil shall nom­i­nate and the Gen­er­al Meet­ing shall elect hon­orary mem­bers. The max­i­mum num­ber of nom­i­nees at a Gen­er­al Meet­ing shall not exceed two mem­bers. The num­ber of hon­orary mem­bers is lim­it­ed to 35 mem­bers at any one time.