Qualifications for membership:
Full Members

  1. Creditable research done in the area of individual differences.
  2. Membership in one of the major professional associations for psychological, medical, biological, engineering, academic professional; and
  3. Interest in individual differences and support by two current ISSID members.

Student Members

  1. Interest in individual differences or a related area and support by one current ISSID member, or
  2. Student membership in one of the major professional associations for psychological, medical, biological, or engineering academic professions or
  3. Enrolment in an undergraduate or graduate program in psychology or other relevant areas.

Student status must be certified by the student's Department Chair or Program Director.

The rate for regular 2-year membership to ISSID is £50.00. The rate for a 2-year reduced membership (for student members, including PhD students, and members with an affiliation in a country with a low or low-middle income economy, as rated by the World Bankis £15.00. This rate includes:

  • reduced costs for conference attendance
  • notice of awards and accomplishments of some society members
  • updates on up-and-coming research projects
  • career positions available 

      ...and much more!
Online payment is available after logging in to your online account. Unfortunately, we cannot accept wire transfers at the moment. The membership fees are non-refundable. 

Those who have been members for 15 years or more and who are aged 65+ are entitled to become emeritus members for life on application directly to the secretary/treasurer.  Emeritus members pay no membership fees, but are entitled to all benefits of membership. 

Please note! If you are renewing your membership and you already have an account, please DO NOT fill out the form below. Instead, please click on the padlock symbol in the upper right corner of the website. A login window will appear. If you forgot your password, you can reset it by clicking on the reset button. After you log in, you will have the option of renewing your membership by online payment. If you are applying for new membership, please fill out the application form. 

If you would like to become a member of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID), please complete the membership application form below. We accept applications for Full and Student memberships. The membership lasts for a period of 2 years. If you are applying for a new membership, please wait for approval of your application before proceeding with payment. Please fill out all the fields if you are setting up your account for the first time (even if you already are a Member) so that we have your current data. Please note that the membership fees are non-refundable. 

After you fill out and submit the form below, a member account will be created for you. In order to activate it, please click on the link you will receive to the e-mail address you provide in the form. Online payment will be then available after logging in.

ISSID members who wish to purchase a one-year, hard-copy subscription to Personality and Individual Differences may do so for £80.00. Members interested in purchasing this subscription should submit their request directly to:

Section 1: Name

First name
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Section 2: Address

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Street address
Apt., suite, bldg.

Section 3: Contact Information

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Section 4: Membership Type

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Section 5: Education and Employment

Institutional affiliation
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Highest academic degree
Year awarded
Area of specialization
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Section 6: Research and Memberships

List of memberships in other professional organizations
Research interests
Recent publication #1
Recent publication #2

Section 7: Contact information

Please enter the names and contact information of one (Student Membership) or two (Full Membership) current ISSID members who can support your application

Section 8: Create account

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