Membership in the International Neuroethics Society provides individuals, institutions, and affiliated organizations access to innovative programs, networking, career enhancement opportunities, educational resources, annual meeting discounts, and a discount subscription to AJOB Neuroscience (American Journal of Bioethics – Neuroscience).

Individual Membership Categories are offered for professionals at all stages of their careers and to those interested in the field.

Unless otherwise stated in the specific category, Members Benefits are:

  • access to our LinkedIn Group

  • opportunities to join working groups

  • invitations to all International Neuroethics Society events and meetings

  • subscription to the bi-monthly newsletter

  • discount on subscription to AJOB-Neuroscience

  • discount on annual meeting registration

  • voting rights in society elections (for Regular, Trainee/Postdoc, Student Members)

  • listing in the INS online directory for networking

  • opportunities to share new publications, events, jobs, and other contributions on the website and in the newsletter.

INS memberships are valid for one year from the time of the initial application or renewal. To renew or apply, determine which membership category is right for you. Dues vary by category and are nonrefundable.


Current or Past Members

Are you already a current or recent member? Log in to renew online and pay by credit card. It's the fastest and easiest way to keep all your member benefits.


New Members

Join with INS's easy online member application today. Select a membership type below:


Regular Member

Professionals working in neuroethics or fields related to the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience may be Regular members.

              Dues: $80


Affiliate Member

Individuals interested in INS objectives but ineligible for other INS memberships may be Affiliate members.  Affiliate members receive many of the same benefits as professional and trainee/postdoc members, but are not provided voting rights. Affiliate members are those interested in learning about neuroethics and wish to support growth of the field and the International Neuroethics Society.

               Dues: $80


Trainee and Postdoctoral Members

Individuals who have obtained their doctoral degree and are currently working in a postdoctoral or training program are eligible for Trainee or Postdoctoral membership.

The Trainee and Postdoctoral membership is aimed at those with a  doctoral degreein a professional field, but not at the Regular Membership level.  This category is expected to be limited to 3 years.

Trainee and Postdoctoral members are eligible to transfer or upgrade to a Regular membership category.

               Dues: $50


Graduate and Undergraduate Student Member

Students enrolled in graduate or undergraduate programs at degree-granting institutions of higher education can apply for Student membership.

Eligibility for Student membership expires at the end of the first calendar year in which the member leaves a degree-granting institution.

Student members are eligible to transfer or upgrade to  another membership category.

               Dues: $30



Contact INS

If you have questions, email or call 301-229-1660.

Institutions and other interested organizations interested in INS membership should send a letter of inquiry to Karen Graham, Executive Director,

Thank you for your interest in the International Neuroethics Society.

**If the membership dues will be a hardship, please contact us for more information.