HomeAbout usAffiliatesSectionsEventsPublicationsInternet listsMembershipContact us

The IAGP thrives and evolves through the active participation of its international members. Membership applications are welcomed from both individuals and organizations. This page contains details of different types of IAGP memberships and renewals, as well as links to the relevant forms. All individual and organizational IAGP members (except those who already have life membership) should renew their membership now to preserve their benefits.
 
Bullet LINKS TO FORMS AND HELP

  • NOT SURE IF YOU HAVE PAID OR NEED HELP WITH THE FORMS?
    Contact transitionhelp@iagp.com and we'll get back to you within 24 hours (usually much sooner) by email, phone, Skype or Zoom.
     
  • HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT IAGP MEMBERSHIP
    Marcia Almeida Batista (Brazil) and Magdalene Jeyarathnam (India) our Membership Chairs, will be happy to hear from you at membership@iagp.com 


Further details of IAGP membership can be found below.


 
Bullet INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
Bullet - small Who can join?
Membership is open to trained group psychotherapists, consultants and group leaders who are sponsored by two current members of the IAGP. Special membership fees are available for retired professionals and students. Student memberships are welcome from students enrolled in institutional training programs or university studies in group psychotherapy or group processes.
 
Bullet - small Benefits
Individual members receive Forum (our annual publication), Globeletter (our newsletter), our membership directory and an entry within its next printed edition, and reduced registration fees at IAGP-sponsored congresses.
 
Bullet - small Dues
Dues are now payable annually. Payment of dues entitles the member to all privileges of membership until 30th September, 2019, or for life in the case of life membership.
 
Bullet - small Individual life membership fee
IAGP life membership costs $3,000. We regret that we are unable to offer discounts or installments for this payment.
 
Bullet - small Individual Membership Dues for 2018-2019 (for new and renewing members)
To determine membership dues, the IAGP has adopted the World Bank’s method rating of country income. (For details of the IAGP's country banding, please see here. To find out about the World Bank Atlas method of rating, please click here). The IAGP offers special rates for students, young professionals and retired people. Rates are as follows:
 

MEMBERSHIP DUES UNTIL 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2019

COUNTRY BAND A B C D
Regular $100 $50 $30 $25
Student $33.50 $16.75 $10 $7.50
Retired $34 $22 $12.50 $10.50
Young Professional $50 $25 $15.00 $13.50

Life membership: $3,000 (no discounts available)

Installment payment plans can be arranged. The IAGP may authorise a reduction in fees for people whose exceptional circumstances make them unable to afford the normal fee for their country band. For further information, please contact office@iagp.com

Please address all other inquiries regarding individual membership to the Membership Chairpeople, Marcia Almeida Batista, PhD (Brazil) and Magdalene Jeyarathnam (India): membership@iagp.com
 


 
Bullet ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Bullet - small Who can join?
We welcome membership applications from professional organizations and institutions in the group therapy, group processes and related fields.
 
Bullet - small Benefits
Organizational affiliates become members of the Consultative Assembly of Organizational Affiliates (CAOA). Through the Chairperson of the CAOA, who is a Board member, affiliate concerns are represented at IAGP Board meetings. Affiliates are invited to send representatives to CAOA meetings and to participate in the CAOA online discussion forum. (Please contact our CAOA Chair:
Mona Rakhawy (Egypt) caoachair@iagp.com   if your organization is not yet represented on our online discussion list.) Organizational affiliates receive a copy (one per organization) of IAGP publications, and their organization is listed in our Website and in the membership directory. For details of our affiliate organizations, please click here.

NB: If you belong to one of our affiliate organizations, you will receive copies of our congress announcements. However, you must apply to become an individual member of the IAGP if you also wish to receive our publications, our membership directory and an individual entry within its next printed edition, and reduced registration fees at IAGP-sponsored congresses.
 
Bullet - small Dues
Fees for organizational affiliates are calculated pro rata based on membership numbers and geographic location of the organization. The IAGP has adopted the World Bank’s rating of country income (To find out about the World Bank Atlas method, please click here). For details of the IAGP's country banding, please see here). Dues for affiliate organizations for 2018-2019 are as follows:
 
Number of members in organization Country Band A (full fees) Country Band B (50% fees)
 
Country Band C (40% fees)
 
Country Band D (30% fees)
 
Less than 50 $100 $50 $40 $30
50-100 $200 $100 $80 $60
101-200 $300 $150 $120 $90
201-400 $400 $200 $160 $120
401-600 $500 $250 $200 $150
601-800 $600 $300 $240 $180
801-1000 $700 $350 $280 $210
Over 1000 $800 $400 $320 $240
 
 

 
Bullet COUNTRY BAND ASSIGNMENTS (FOR INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP)

COUNTRY BAND A - FULL DUES
Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Island, Channel Islands, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Rep, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman,  Palau,  Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, St Kitts and Nevis, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands (US)

COUNTRY BAND B - 50% DUES
Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada,  Guatemala, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica,  Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Venezuela, RB

COUNTRY BAND C - 40% DUES
Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cambodia, Congo Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt Arab Rep, El Salvador, Ghana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Kososvo, Lao, PDR, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines,  Sao Tome, Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland,  Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tunisia,  Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank & Gaza, Zambia

COUNTRY BAND D - 30% DUES
Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep; Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea, Dem People’s Rep; Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
 

 
 

TERMS OF SERVICE FOR PAYMENTS TO IAGP BY CREDIT CARD

Payment of the fee for all categories of membership are established by the terms set forth on the website of the International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes, here forth referred to as IAGP, at www.iagp.com/membership.  All categories of membership are not transferable. 

Membership itself does not become activated until the actual monies, authorized by credit card payment, are received by IAGP and confirmation of the payment is issued to the payee from the administrative Office of IAGP. Fees paid to IAGP are non-refundable, even in the event of discontinuation of membership because of illness, death, dissolution of the paying professional Organization in the case of Organizational membership, change in professional status or practice, or resignation.  In accordance with IAGP by-laws, in the event of dissolution of this Association monies cannot be returned, since they must be transferred to a charitable organization. 

IAGP is incorporated in Switzerland and has been granted the status of a Swiss tax-exempt charity (Reg. no. 409/2003).  Please consult your personal tax consultant in your country as to the tax implications for payment of the dues. 

Applications to join IAGP and to renew IAGP membership should be submitted online only using the forms at http://www.iagp.com/membership . If you have any questions, please contact office@iagp.com The IAGP's official address in Switzerland (not for correspondence): is Besmerstrasse 27, 8280 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland.

 


[Home] [About us] [Affiliates] [Sections] [Events] [Publications] [Internet lists] [Membership] [Contact us]