If you apply for membership for the first time

For Full Membership of the Society all scholars can apply who have published at least one substantial article or book, or have completed a dissertation, on Plato or on the Platonic tradition, in the last fifteen years.
For Associate Membership those qualify who are working towards a doctoral degree (or equivalent) on Plato or on the Platonic tradition. Associate Members have all the rights accorded to Full Members, except the right to stand for office.

The President approves the applications for membership, in accordance with the resolutions of the General Assembly.

To apply for membership for the current triennal 2019-2021, you must use the online subscription below BEFORE paying your membership dues.

If you are (or were) already a member

You may have already been previously a member of the International Plato Society in the past. You have the possibility to renew your membership online.

Please visit the University of Georgia website. You can pay online with any credit card. You don’t have to login with your IPS credentials – just proceed as “guest”.

Full Membership

$100trienal
  • Full Membership is restricted to those who have published at least one substantial article or completed a doctoral dissertation (or equivalent) on Plato, or on the platonic tradition, in the last fifteen years.

Associate Membership

$35trienal
  • Associate Membership is restricted to those who are currently working towards a doctorate (or equivalent) on Plato, or on the platonic tradition.

If you are a representative of a local Plato Society

Local Plato Societies can apply for institutional membership, if at least one of their members is a Full Member of the IPS. To apply for institutional membership please contact the Presidency of IPS