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“There is something special about the people you meet and the connections you can make”

The Society boasts over 16,000 Fellows and members from over 100 countries worldwide. Society membership offers people who are passionate about geography with the opportunity to stay informed about the discipline, to connect with the geographical community, and to access resources and expertise.

Benefits of membership include:

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Supporting the Society

Our Fellows and members play a vital role in the Society’s work to advance geography and enable us to achieve so much more thanks to their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm. People join the Society because they care about geography and would like to support the discipline for future generations.

Our Fellows and members are diverse; they come from all walks of life, from all over the world. Our youngest members are 14, and our oldest is 109. There is no ‘typical’ member that makes up our 16,000-strong community.

“By being a member, you can participate in the geography community and feel part of the conversations that are shaping what geography is, and what it will be.”

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For those aged 21 or over, who have a sufficient involvement in geography (or related subject) through work or education. Find out more

Postgraduate Fellowship
For those currently studying geography (or allied subject) as a postgraduate. Find out more

Ordinary Membership
For anyone with an enthusiasm for the world's people, places and environments. Find out more

Young Geographer
For those aged 14-24 or those studying geography at either GCSE, A Level or as an undergraduate. Find out more

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Organisational membership for schools. Find out more

Corporate membership
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