Society Membership is for anyone who wishes to be inspired by and stay informed about our planet, its peoples and environments.
Why become a Member?
Stay informed about geography and the Society
Access to resources and expertise
Access to the Members' Room for meetings, remote working or relaxing
Use the Foyle Reading Room, our library of maps, books, guides, and access our historic Collections
Get expert advice on informed travel with our workshops, events and courses
Connect with the community of geographers
Am I eligible?
Membership is open to everyone who wishes to discover more about the world around them through fascinating lectures, inspiring articles and our remarkable Collections.
Alternatively, Fellowship may be right for you if you have a geography degree, undertake geographical research, use geography in a professional capacity, teach geography or have a well-developed enthusiasm for geography, for example through journalism, expeditions or travel writing. Find out more or get in touch with the Membership Office.
One year's Membership is £165.
How to apply
Online: complete the quick and easy application form for instant access to exclusive membership opportunities.
By email: download and complete the application form, and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By post: If you prefer to apply by post, simply download and complete the application form, and post it to us with your payment to: Membership Office, RGS-IBG, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR.
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