We encourage all scholars, analysts and researchers interested in drug policy research to become members of ISSDP. Membership ensures discounted conference registration at our annual conferences, access to past conference papers, free electronic access to the International Journal of Drug Policy and the right to vote in elections. Membership of the society also helps to promote the growth of rigorous drug policy scholarship across the globe. ISSDP also supports affiliate membership for policy makers and practitioners and other interested parties.
Regular (voting) membership of the ISSDP is open to all scholars, analysts or researchers in the field of drug policy research. Other interested persons may become affiliate (non-voting) members of the Society.
The membership application form can be completed here.
In order to reduce transaction costs, we encourage members who do not have a UK bank account to pay dues by PayPal. Membership dues can be paid online by PayPal here. This feature is for people who are have already been accepted as members.
Continued membership is dependent on the payment of dues. The annual dues for both regular and affiliate members are currently:
- €50 (if paid by the individual)
- € 100 (if paid by their employer or other institution)
- € 25 (for registered, full-time students – please provide proof of registration)
Membership subscriptions are due by 1st March each year, and cover the period 1st March to 28th February.
All members will receive a discount on the cost of registration to the annual conference. Regular members will have the right to vote and to stand for office in elections of the Society.
Any enquiries related to membership should be sent to the ISSDP Secretary.