The Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) membership fee is based on self-reported income as follows:  

  • $125: income below $50,000
  • $150: income between $50,000-100,000
  • $175: income above $100,000
  • $30: Africa-based scholars
  • $60 Students
  • $300: Gold level membership ($150 could be designated for student travel)

CAAS members enjoy the benefits of belonging to a diverse, multidisciplinary, and bilingual community of scholars and practitioners who foster an international exchange of knowledge and scholarly research on and in Africa. Specifically, CAAS members enjoy the following benefits:

  •  A subscription to the Canadian Journal of African Studies (CJAS) published three times a year, including not only print copies but also access to e-copies
  • Access to the complete archive of CJAS published since 1967
  • Participation in the annual CAAS Conference (Conference fee is applicable)
  • Voting privileges at CAAS general meetings and an opportunity to become a member of the CAAS Executive
  • 20% discount on all titles published by Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, the world’s leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences


CAAS 1-Year Membership - Income below $50,000 - 2022 $125.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Income between $50,000-100,000 - 2022 $150.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Income above $100,000 - 2022 $175.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Africa-based scholars - 2022 $30.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Student - 2022 $60.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Gold level - 2022 $300.00
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Sponsor an African-based scholar - Membership fee only $30.00
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For more information contact the CAAS administration by email: (please specify "CAAS membership" in the subject line).