• Join NowThe New York Academy of Sciences is an international, nonprofit membership organization working to advance scientific knowledge, mobilize science to address major global challenges, and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society. Our 22,000 members, living in 100 countries, are Nobel laureates and students, primary investigators and technicians, academics and industry professionals, working in all fields of science and technology. We are the center of a community that extends far beyond New York, including universities, corporations, governments, foundations, and other organizations around the world.

    By joining the Academy, you will broaden your knowledge across many disciplines, and will have opportunities to network and exchange ideas with leaders in academia and industry. You will gain access to exclusive online content, including both Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and Academy eBriefings, which allow our members to follow our symposia and conferences online. You will also support programs that promote public understanding of science, help young researchers jumpstart their careers, and connect scientists to address pressing needs in the developing world.

    Benefits of Membership

    By becoming an Individual Member of the Academy, you will be entitled to many special privileges:

    • Free or discounted admission to symposia and conferences. The Academy holds over 100 events each year
    • Free exclusive access to Academy eBriefings, our innovative online, multimedia reports on Academy events
    • Free online access to Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, the oldest continuously published scientific serial in the United States and among the most cited of multidisciplinary scientific serials worldwide.
    • Members can choose one free Annals volume per membership year, and receive members-only discounts on additional volumes.
    • Free subscription to The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine, published three times each year
    • Free access to career development resources from the Science Alliance
    • A certificate of membership suitable for framing
    • Discounts on subscriptions to other magazines and a host of other services, including car rental, an Academy credit card, and more

    Learn more about the benefits of Academy membership.

    Membership Levels

    Individual Membership

      1 year 2 years 3 years
    U.S. $108 $196 $273
    International $129 $232 $324


    Professional Membership

    Professional Members enjoy all the benefits of Individual Members, plus a print subscription to either Nature or Scientific American (your choice!).

      1 year 2 years 3 years
    U.S. $135 $250 $350
    International $155 $285 $400


    Student & Postdoc Membership

    Student and Postdoc Members enjoy the same benefits as Individual Members except for the free Annals volume and the certificate.

      1 year 2 years 3 years
    U.S. $36 $57 $82
    International $52 $82 $113


    Patron Membership

    Patron Members enjoy all the benefits of Individual members, plus:

    • An additional free Annals volume each year (a total of two)
    • Hand-signed membership certificate
    • Academy lapel pin

      1 year 2 years 3 years
      $258 $443 $618


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