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By joining the International Positive Psychology Association, you are investing in your professional development and the future of our field. Join our vibrant community of scholars, practitioners, students, and anyone interested in the science and practice of positive psychology!
Please choose your preferred membership type below and click on the word “join” to begin the process.
IPPA members are scholars, researchers, practitioners, and other individuals dedicated to the scientific study and evidence-based, ethical application of positive psychology and related fields.
IMPORTANT: To qualify for IPPA student membership, students MUST be enrolled full-time and in good standing within an accredited, University-sponsored, degree-granting program. We require student members to provide verification of student status (e.g.: a copy of a current student ID card and/or transcript) to firstname.lastname@example.org within 14 days of purchase.
Benefits of Membership:
Positive Psychology Leader Series
Exclusive invitations to regular live webinars and audience Q&A with leading researchers and practitioners in the Positive Psychology Leader Series
Discounts on World Congress
Discounts on World Congress registration and access to video recordings of select presentations after the event.
Virtual Learning Library
Unlimited access to the Virtual Learning Library, containing more than 150 presentations on positive psychology research and interventions
Online Member Community
Access to IPPA’s new online member community, IPPA Engage, where members can introduce themselves with a dedicated member profile, find colleagues through a member database, share their work in the repository and participate in the discussion forum.
Professional Division Membership
Opportunities to join a professional or student division, where members collaborate on interdisciplinary projects such as Congress sessions, awards, publications, conferences, educational webinars, and more in the areas of work and organizations, health, clinical psychology and therapy, education.
And much more, including:
- Monthly News Round-up email detailing news and educational, employment, funding, and conference opportunities from around the world
- Reduced subscription rate to the Journal of Positive Psychology
- 50% off “Happy” membership at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley
- Ability to participate in year-round mentoring opportunities
- Ability to be considered for an IPPA Award
- Access to scholarships
Do you need to Renew?
If you have been a member of IPPA in the past, you can renew your membership by following the instructions on the renew your membership page.
Need to Update Your Profile?
If you’re a current IPPA member who has moved, changed your name, or just want to make some adjustments to your membership profile, please visit your member profile page to update that information.
Questions? Please email: email@example.com
All IPPA memberships run for one or two calendar years, depending on the membership type. First-time IPPA memberships will begin on the date of purchase. All membership renewals will extend for one or two calendar years from the anniversary date of your first membership purchase.
Developing Country Discount
Residents of developing countries are eligible for a 50% discount on any IPPA membership category. To qualify, individuals must have a primary address in a country recognized as developing by The World Bank. The countries identified as developing by region on that World Bank page are eligible for the discount. To receive the discount, please select the membership of your choice and enter the discount code DC-DEV COUNTRY (case-sensitive) when prompted during the checkout process.