Student Membership

Only €10 per year.

Who is it for?

IAS membership is open to anybody with an interest in sedimentology. Student membership is highly affordable and gives access to a fantastic range of resources and tailored benefits

What are the benefits?

Access to online journals & books

You have a gigantic source of high quality published content right at your fingertips, right there for use and reference.

Discounted conferences

You can attend important IAS meetings at reduced rates.

Financial support

You can request financial support for your research through postgraduate research grants for PhD students and Judith McKenzie Fieldwork Awards for your Masters dissertation.

International Summer Schools

These give post-graduate research students an opportunity to interact with expert lecturers who focus on new and exciting topics in sedimentology in the field and classroom

Conference material

Free online access to abstract volumes from all IAS past annual conferences

Travel Grants

You can apply for travel grants to help towards the cost of attending international IAS-sponsored conferences, short courses and workshops.

Plus more!

  • You can quickly build a global network of colleagues and friends through the membership directory, IAS meetings and IAS social media.
  • You can keep up to date with the latest IAS news through the monthly e-newsletter.
  • You can take out a subscription to Journal of Petroleum Geology at a reduced rate.
  • You can order print copies of IAS journals at a substantially reduced rate.


Membership of the IAS is very affordable with annual dues that are much lower than for many other learned societies. The many benefits available for IAS members therefore represent excellent value.

  • Access to full IAS publications archive and latest articles
  • Postgraduate research grants
  • Masters fieldwork awards
  • International summer schools
  • Support with travel costs to IAS meetings
  • Networking opportunities



Recurring annual payment

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  • Access to full IAS publications archive and latest articles
  • Postdoctoral research grants
  • Meeting sponsorship opportunities
  • Institutional grants
  • Special lecture tour
  • Regular newsletters



1 year access

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  • All the benefits of ordinary membership
  • For sedimentologists in countries with limited financial resources
  • Also for any unable to pay for other reasons beyond their control
  • Supported by IAS and member donations
  • Each case assessed on its merits