The mission of ISA is to advance the discipline of International Studies and to build knowledge communities across global divides.
At the forefront of academic advancement, ISA is the leading association of global scholars, practitioners, and experts covering the most pressing challenges facing international affairs. Our inclusive and welcoming community of +7,000 academics, experts, students, practitioners, and global affairs enthusiasts share a passion for international studies.
Your membership with ISA helps to support the activities of the organization and the advancement of scholarly work in areas of international studies, while providing you with a range of services and opportunities - including access to eight premier journals, special access to United Nations opportunities, professional networking at ISA events, and more.
ISA membership rates are based on professional status and appointment (i.e., student, institutional location, faculty, retired, etc.), so that ISA may support its community of members at all stages of their careers.