There are three categories of membership. Please note the minimal requirements for membership in each of the categories when submitting your application.

  • Student Member:
    The applicant is a student currently enrolled in a degree in an accredited program. The applicant's research interests and major project matches with the general research areas promoted by the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness. In addition to the member benefits below, student members are eligible for various ASSC programs and scholarships, including student activities at annual meetings and such.
  • Regular Member:
    without voting privileges - The applicant has a degree from an accredited University and an interest in the promotion or pursuit of the scientific study of consciousness as defined by the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness.
  • Full-Voting Member:
    The applicant has a graduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least two articles published in internationally recognized peer reviewed journals or the equivalent in scholarly output particular to the applicant's discipline. These articles should relate to the scientific, clinical, or philosophical study of consciousness. In addition, members meeting these criteria will be entitled to vote on official ASSC matters such as Board elections and other issues presented to the membership as they arise.

In extreme circumstances, individuals who do not fulfill the above criteria may apply for special consideration. This application must be supported by two Full-Voting members, in the form of an email to the ASSC secretary.


Student Member
1 Year$35
2 Years$60

Regular & Full-Voting Member
1 Year$75
2 Years$120
Lifetime membership$575


We welcome volunteers who wish to contribute to the organizational and technical functioning of the Society.

Registration Procedure

  • STEP 1: Submit an online application
  • STEP 2: Pay for your membership
  • STEP 3: Your membership application will be reviewed by the membership committee to determine the appropriate membership category based on your information provided.
  • STEP 4: We will contact you to confirm your membership.

Online Application Form

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