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Membership type Pricesort descending
Student membership $30.00
Level A Countries - affiliated membership $60.00
Level A Countries - full membership $70.00
Level B Countries - affiliated membership $75.00
Level B Countries - full membership $85.00
Level C Countries - affiliated membership $90.00
Level C Countries - full membership $100.00

Eligible to become members of ISSPD are those who hold a doctoral degree in psychology, medicine or related fields, and/or whose work and major interest derive from the study, assessment or treatment of personality disorders and related pathology.

To become a member, please select the type of membership ('add to cart') below and pay online.  As a member you will automatically receive a subscription of the Journal of Personality Disorders*, the ISSPD Newsletter with information about Regional and International Congresses, as well as other ISSPD sponsored events to which members will get a discounted registration fee.

A member of ISSPD can also choose to be a member in one of the Regional and/or National ISSPD affiliated organizations. PLEASE NOTE: if you purchase an 'Affiliated Membership' ensure that proof of the relevant affiliation is sent to via our enquiry form. See the Contact page for further contact information.

*Please note that a JPD subscription is not currently supplied to student members due to the expense and understanding that access can be gained through most universities. 

Membership fees

The fee depends on the applicant’s country of origin. ISSPD has adjusted the annual membership fees according tthe World Bank classification of gross national income for each country.

Fee level C includes: Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Croatia , Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, China, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Rep., Kuwait, Liechtenstein , Luxembourg, Macao SAR, China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, , Oman, Poland, Portugal , Puerto Rico, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago , Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands (U.S.). 

Fee level B includes: Angola, Algeria, American Samoa, Antigua and Barbuda , Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic  , Ecuador, Gabon, Grenada, Iran, Jamaica , Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, FYR  , Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Palau, Panama, Peru  , Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Seychelles, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Fee level A includes: all countries not listed in levels B or C

The following societies are considered Affiliated Societies of the ISSPD:

BIGSPD - British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder

NASSPD - North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders

ARPD - The Association for Research in Personality Disorders

AISDP - Italian Association for the Study of Personality Disorders

ESSPD - European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders