Joining CASID gives students, researchers, teachers and practitioners access to a broad network of people working in development and development studies. We are the largest organization of its kind in Canada. Our Journal of Canadian Development Studies ranks #6 among 79 Canadian social science journals tracked by the 2014 Journal Citation Report

Benefits for Academic Institutions

Prominent exposure of institutional name and logo on the CASID website;

Details about the university and/or IDS program on a dedicated CASID website page, or links to the university/department’s own web pages, useful as a recruitment and fundraising reference;

Year-round access to the CASID listserv for publicizing events, training, publications, jobs and calls for papers;

Logo displayed in the Canadian Journal of Development Studies;

15% reduction in membership fees for students;

10% discount on Annual Conference fees for students and faculty;

A special “mentoring workshop” with senior academics and development professionals for IDS students attending the Annual Conference;

Up to three faculty may attend the Annual Conference as non-Individual members (Conference Registration fee still applies);

Eligibility for a “best paper” cash prize open only to students of institutional members;

Fees

  • Over 30,000 full-time students: $5000 
  • 20-30,000 full-time students: $3000
  • 10-20,000 full-time students: $1500
  • 5-10,000 full-time students: $500

There is also a “Builder” category for universities without an IDS program per se, but where a relevant course or courses are offered. The fee for this category, available for a limit of two years, is $150.

Benefits for Non-Academic Institutions

Prominent exposure of institutional name and logo on the CASID website;

Details about the organization on a link or a dedicated CASID website page, useful as a fundraising reference;

Logo displayed in the Canadian Journal of Development Studies;

Year-round access to the CASID listserv for publicizing events, training, publications and jobs;

10% discount on Annual Conference fees for staff;

Up to three staff members may attend the Annual Conference as non-Individual members (Conference Registration fee still applies)

Fees

  • For all Non-Academic Institutions: $500