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Sparking Connections Among Geographers

AAG MEMBERSHIP

At AAG, we’re committed to connecting geographers from around the world, regardless of their circumstances…

…so that every geographer might have a community they can call home. Our membership program provides AAG members with the tools, networks, and resources they need to share their work, advance their careers, and feel supported by like-minded colleagues.

WHAT IS A MEMBERSHIP?

Member benefits

An AAG membership is your link to the foremost scholarship, events, and networking opportunities available in the field of geography. As an AAG member, you’ll gain:

Share your work

Unlimited online access to AAG publications and prominent journals.

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Access to speciality groups based on industry focus areas, and likeminded members.

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Discounts to the AAG Annual Meeting, and other special events.

Share your work

Valuable information on salary trends and job opportunities, and academic program breakdowns.

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Unique advocacy and grant opportunities to unlock your impact in the world.


Our membership rates are based on a sliding scale, and new members have the option to select only those journal subscriptions and Group memberships that are most useful to them—meaning that, whatever your income bracket, there’s an AAG membership package that’s right for you.

If you’re not quite ready to commit to a full membership, consider registering as an AAG Explorer. This free plan provides limited access to select resources and tools, to help newcomers get a sense for what a full AAG membership has to offer.

Join Us Today

Our discipline is better off for all the hard work you do as a geographer—and our community will be richer for your participation in it. Please become an AAG member today, and let us help you make your mark on the field of geography.

 

Become a Member

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Ways to participate

AAG membership opens up opportunities within an active community of scholars, educators and practitioners to meet and network with other geographers and related professionals; to learn about new approaches, methods, and techniques; to develop professional skills towards career advancement; to keep current geographic research specialties; and to apply for special grants to support research, fieldwork and teaching.

If you’re not quite ready to commit to a full membership, consider registering as an AAG Explorer. This free plan provides limited access to select resources and tools, to help newcomers get a sense for what a full AAG membership has to offer.

 

Benefits

Public Access

Explorer (free)

Member (paid)

Access Journals
Browse and apply to Job opportunities
Browse and apply to grants opportunities
Access AAG Stories
Access Industry News
Access AAG Guide to Geography
Access Salary/field data trends
Join Specialty Groups
Connect with members
Attend virtual events (some free!)
Access discounts to events
Discount to The AAG Annual Meeting
Join and promote advocacy efforts
Donate to programs
Match with a mentor
Submit work for awards
Discounted life and liability insurance

 

Inclusive Annual Dues

A community for all walks of life

We are proud to offer membership rates on a sliding scale—meaning that, whatever your income bracket, there’s an AAG membership package that’s right for you. We thank our community and donors for helping us make inclusive pricing possible. Whatever your personal circumstance, AAG membership is there for you.

Base rates below are the foundation of your membership. Subscriptions to speciality and affinity groups—niche communities focused on common ground—can be layered on to your plan as you’d like at an additional cost.

 

Annual Gross Income

Dues Cost

Less than $35,000 $65
$35,001–$50,000 $115
$50,001–$75,000 $148
$75,001–$100,000 $170
$100,001–$125,000 $190
$125,001–$150,000 $205
$150,001 and above $220
Life (one time fee) $2,540
Retired Life (one time fee) $1,270
Retired $57
Post Docs $49
Graduate Students $49
Undergraduate $38

 

Inclusive Rates

Developing Regions Membership Program

The AAG has long advocated interacting with and providing support to geographers and other colleagues from developing regions of the world. In this spirit we have established the Developing Regions Membership Program. Geographers, professionals, and students in related disciplines who reside in an eligible country and have an annual income of less than US $25,000, may join the AAG at the deeply discounted rate of $20 per year.

Those who join through this program receive the full range of benefits of AAG membership, with the exception that AAG publications are provided in digital online format.

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep
Congo, Rep.
Costa Rica
Côte d’Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gabon
Gambia, The
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Rep.
Iraq
Jamaica
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, Dem Rep.
Kyrgyz Republic
Lao PDR
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Macedonia, FYR
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Northern Mariana Islands
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Slovak Republic
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela, RB
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Support our tax-deductible Developing Regions Membership Fund or sponsor or purchase gift memberships for eligible individuals. For more information, contact membership@aag.org.

Inclusive rates

A community for all walks

We are proud to offer membership base rates on a sliding scale, and thank our community and donors for helping us make inclusive pricing possible. Whatever your personal circumstance, there’s an AAG membership package that’s right for you.

Base rates are the foundation of your membership. Subscriptions to speciality groups—niche communities focused on common ground—can be layered on to your plan as you’d like.

Calculate My Membership
SAMPLE MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

Custom plans—for unique geographers

At AAG, we know better than anyone that no two geographers are the same. That’s why we give our Members the opportunity to pick and choose from a wide variety of journal subscriptions and Group memberships, to craft a membership plan that is just right for them. Below, we’ve mocked up a few sample membership packages, based on our sliding-scale pricing structure. Have a look through them to see just how customizable an AAG membership plan can be.