Membership

Membership categories | How to join | How to renew

Membership Benefits

Members of the IPA enjoy several benefits including:

  1. reduced fees to various conferences including the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), which takes place every four years;
  2. 30% discount of the retail price of print copies of books and journals (other than JIPA) published by CUP.
  3. the ability to stand for and vote for the IPA Council;
  4. access to sound recordings to accompany Illustrations of the IPA in JIPA;
  5. Online access to the entire back catalogue of JIPA to IPA members via https://www.internationalphoneticassociation.org/
  6. 20% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in JIPA when the corresponding author of an article is an IPA Member and the cost is not covered by CUP’s transformative agreements or the IPA waiver fund.
  7. Student members are eligible to apply for IPA Student Awards and Gösta Bruce Scholarships to support their participation in conferences

Members-only contents can be accessed via the Members' Portal.

Membership Categories

Full membership
The Subscription rate to the Association is GBP30.
Student membership
The Subscription rate to the Association is GBP15 for students when accompanied by a letter from the student's department certifying full-time student status.
Institutional membership
Libraries and Institutions wishing to take out a subscription to JIPA should contact Cambridge University Press for further information, at either their Cambridge UK or New York addresses.
Life membership
Life membership is longer available for purchase. Those who became Life members before 30 June 2015 will continue to receive print copies of JIPA at no extra charge until the end of 2024, but may opt out if they so wish.

How to join (New Members)

  1. Student Members
    1. Submit proof of your student status here and wait for this to be approved (Please allow 2-3 days). You will receive an email telling you how to continue the signup process. Please allow at least a week in total for the whole process.
  2. Full Members
    1. Fill in the application form and make a payment online.
    2. You will receive an email when your membership has been approved. (Please allow 2-3 days). The email will contain log in details to access members-only pages for the IPA website.

How to renew (Current Members and Returning Members with an IPA account)

If you are a Student, please first log in to your account, submit proof of your continued student status here and wait for this to be approved (Please allow 2-3 days). You will receive an email telling you how to continue the renewal process.

To renew as a Full member, please go to your My Account page and click on the [Renew Membership] link.

If you cannot remember your password, you can request a new password using the "Request new password" link

How to renew (Returning Members without an IPA account)

If you were once a member (before 2014) but your membership has lapsed and you do not have an IPA Account, please sign up as a new member. If you held a membership after 2015, you can log in with your previous credentials and go to your My Account page.