CASID offers individual memberships to anybody working in or studying international development across the world. 


As a individual member of CASID you will be able to:

Attend our annual conference (as part of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities) to discuss and debate international development issues;

Network with students, academics, researchers and policymakers involved in international development, through our in-person and online events featuring distinguished development specialists;

Join the conversation around Canada's international development sector including upcoming events, opportunities, academic job postings, and more, through our e-mail listserv;

For students: be eligible for a limited number of paper awards, travel grants, and funding opportunities to host regional events; and

Receive free access to our Canadian Journal of Development Studies, the only Canadian journal devoted exclusively to the study of international development.

There are many other benefits to holding membership in CASID.  We hope you will consider joining us in working to make international development studies in Canada a vibrant and exciting discipline. 

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Membership Fees


Regular - North ($100k+) - $ 135.00

Regular - North ($80k - $99k) - $ 105.00

Regular - North ($60k - $79k) - $ 90.00

Regular - North ($0 - $60k) - $ 65.00

Regular - North (unemployed/retired) - $ 40.00

Regular – South - $ 40.00

Student – North - $ 28.00

For students of a member institution - $ 24.00

Student – South - $ 14.00


Institutional Members

Select universities, colleges and international development organizations in Canada are CASID Institutional Members.   Students of academic institutional members qualify for a reduced membership rate, so check the list below to see if your university or college is listed!

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of institutional membership, visit this page.


Academic Member Institutions


Athabasca University

Dalhousie University

McGill University

Simon Fraser University

University of Guelph

University of Northern British Columbia

University of Ottawa

University of Regina

University of Toronto



Non-Academic Member Institutions

Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP)

Cooperation Canada (formerly CCIC)