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Thank you for your interest in joining The Canadian Society for Immunology. CSI offers five classes of membership that supports those in all stages of their careers.

Benefits of becoming a Member of CSI

As a member of the CSI you will be eligible to apply for student, postdoctoral and junior faculty travel awards to the annual Canadian Society for Immunology meeting as well as travel awards given out every third year to attend the International Congress of Immunology's annual meeting. As a CSI member you will be able to register for the annual CSI meeting at a reduced registration rate.

Membership Categories

Elected (Full) Member
is available to those persons who have conducted research, who have published papers in scientific journals, and who are actively engaged in investigation, teaching or other forms of scholarship in the field of immunology or related sciences. To be eligible, a candidate must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree in immunology or a related discipline and be an author on one publication on an immunological topic. For details and application procedures, click here.

Emeritus Member is open to those persons who having been elected members, have retired from active employment because of age or illness. For details and application procedures, click here.

Associate Member is open to those persons who, although not qualified for elected membership, are postdoctoral fellows, research assistants or teachers in Immunology and related sciences. For details and application procedures, click here.

Student Member is open to those persons who, although not qualifying for elected or associate membership are graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in educational or training programs that could lead to a career in research in immunology or related fields. For details and application procedures, click here.

Honorary Membership shall be those persons who, not being elected, emeritus, associate or student members of the Society, have rendered distinguished service to Immunology or related sciences is reserved for those who have shown exceptional achievement in the field of immunology. They are selected by the CSI Council.

Membership Dues (Canadian Funds):

  • Student/Emeritus member

  • Postdoctoral Fellow /
  • Research Associate /
  • Technician of CSI member
  • Full Member (educational faculty and professionals)
  • Full Member 5-Year Membership (educational faculty and professionals)

Terms of Service:
Payment of dues can be made online by MasterCard or Visa, this uses an Internet Secure Payment Processor hosted by Ticketmaster.


Your application will be reviewed by the Membership Committee once we have received both your Associate/Student Certification Form and your membership dues payment. Reviews take place approximately every 2-3 weeks. After review of your application, you will be notified by email.

Refund Policy:
Membership dues are non-refundable unless requested for extenuating circumstances. If your application for membership to the Society is not approved, CSI will provide a full refund of your membership dues paid. To request a refund under extenuating circumstances, please email: info@csi-sci.ca

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Renew Membership Dues
If you have held a CSI membership in the last three membership years, please visit the Join CSI section to renew your dues (if you have changed your email address since you last renewed, please login with your original email address and update your profile accordingly)

To find out you membership details or update your CSI membership, visit the Member Login section.

Receipt for dues: Receipts for your membership dues will be automatically sent out by email once you have successfully completed your online registration. If you need a receipt at any other time please send a request to membership@csi-sci.ca

Past members who have not renewed their dues for last three membership years will no longer receive CSI information via email but are encouraged to reapply for membership by selecting their membership category above.

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