Membership is open to all professionals working in the field of population and development related to Africa. Membership is also open to research centers, institutions of higher learning and development partner institutions that the Union collaborates with to accomplish its goals and objectives.

All registered members of UAPS constitute the General Assembly, which is the supreme organ and decision-making body of the Union.

Membership Benefits

Our members’ investment (dues) cover the operational activities of the Union geared at securing support to promote contribution to scholarship in ways that foster the visibility of scientific research on African population.  Members’ support enables the Union to carry out programs and services that bring value to the members and societies at large.

Once you sign up as a member you are entitled to:

Have access to the members’ login section of the website which gives access to a fully searchable member database, giving members the opportunity to liaise with scholars in similar thematic areas

Have free online access and opportunity to publish with the African Population Studies (APS) journal which is the main organ of the Union for the dissemination of research outputs of members.

Members are given priority for sponsorship to participate in UAPS’ International Conference and other population related events.

Members pay a discounted fee for registration during the UAPS African Population Conferences

Members receive announcements from the Union’s Secretariat about forthcoming meetings, calls for papers, job opportunities and fellowships.

As a member you will receive via email the UAPS Newsletter highlights of the Union’s activities in other regions of the continent

Registered members can check their status below

If you are not a member please complete the registration form