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 - 2024 $125.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Income between $50,000-100,000 - 2024 $150.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Income above $100,000 - 2024 $175.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Africa-based scholars - 2024 $30.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Student - 2024 $60.00
CAAS 1-Year Membership - Gold level - 2024 $300.00
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 Paying for someone else

If someone is paying for you, you can initiate the payment from here and later in the process, you will be provided with a choice to pay right away or to pay later. Choose “Pay Later” and fill out the information of the person who will pay for you and click “finalize”.
You would also need to fill the membership form right after sending you the invoice.



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).