Become a Member

The ICPA-Forum invites you to join its growing membership and take advantage of the many benefits of being part of a leading organisation in the field of comparative policy.

PURPOSE: Funds received through Membership Program are used to support the JCPA/ICPA-Forum related activities to advance the domain of comparative international policy studies. These include, but are not limited to: annual workshops in the area of comparative policy studies, guest lectures, awards for best comparative papers at key international conferences, sponsorship of comparative panels at conferences, collaborative comparative research, comparative public policy publications of books, book series and others, as well as other initiatives suggested by sponsors and approved by the Board of Directors. Institutions are asked to commit to maintain membership for a period of no less than four (4) years.

Types of Memberships

  • Institutions
  • Students
  • Academics

Institutional Member Benefits and Requirements

Universities from all parts of the world with reputations for leading scholarship and strong educational programs in public policy and comparative studies may become International Institutional Members, also referred to as Sponsors, of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA) and the International Comparative Policy Analysis Forum (ICPA- Forum). Institutional membership is by invitation only and represents recognition of the contributions made to the field of comparative public policy by the institution, its educational programs, the scholarly reputation of its faculty and the research they produce.

Student Member Benefits

  • Member involvement in special Calls for Papers
  • Online updates on future volumes and their contents, workshops, and other activities
  • Networking opportunities through the Forum and affiliated global associates and organizations
  • Special JCPA subscription rates and discounts on Routledge/Taylor and Francis publications
  • Priority to special issues proposals, workshop organization and hosting opportunities, panel sponsorships, and partnership information

Academic Member Benefits

  • Member involvement in special Calls for Papers
  • Online updates on future volumes and their contents, workshops, and other activities
  • Networking opportunities through the Forum and affiliated global associates and organizations
  • Special JCPA subscription rates and discounts on Routledge/Taylor and Francis publications
  • Priority to special issues proposals, workshop organization and hosting opportunities, panel sponsorships, and partnership information
  • The ICPA-Forum invites you to join its growing membership and take advantage of the many benefits of being part of a leading organisation in the field of comparative policy.
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