IAPS Membership

Why join IAPS?

By joining IAPS, you become a member of a vibrant international community of scholars and teachers in the philosophy of sport. Furthermore, you strengthen the Association, its purpose, and the discipline. Membership in IAPS includes print and electronic issues of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport as well as electronic access to back issues. You also have access to the Association’s newsletters. In addition, you enjoy the benefits of other scholarly organizations such as the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP), and the American Philosophical Association (APA) to which IAPS is affiliated.

How to become a member of IAPS:

IAPS registers members through this website and uses PayPal to process payments. You may pay using a credit card or through your PayPal account. There are six levels of membership.

Standard Membership (includes Journal)$60.00 USD
Sustaining Membership (those wishing to make a contribution; includes Journal)$83.00 USD
Emeritus Membership (includes Journal)$48.00 USD
Subsidized Membership (earning below equivalent of $15,000; includes Journal)$42.00 USD
Student Membership (includes Journal)$42.00 USD
Student Membership (DOES NOT include Journal)$10.00 USD

You may also choose to donate to the Student Travel Award. Each year IAPS supports students’ efforts to attend and present their research and the IAPS Annual Conference. Your generous donation supports this highly valuable recruitment effort to IAPS and the Sport Philosophy discipline.

Join IAPS Online:

To register for IAPS, please sign-up using our membership portal.

    1. First time users will need to sign-up and create a profile.
    2. After creating your profile, you can purchase your membership.


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If you wish to join IAPS by paper form, please email the 2020 IAPS membership form (opens an MS Word doc) to the IAPS secretary/treasurer, Peter Hopsicker, at

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Secretary-Treasurer:

Peter M. Hopsicker, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (interim)
Professor of Kinesiology
Penn State Altoona