With your active membership to PHISO you help materialized the activities of the organization and support the development of ‘Philippine IR’ literature and advancement of scholarly works on Global IR.

Members are entitled to:
– An officially signed and barcoded certificate of membership (to be emailed).
– Receive discounted registration fees on conferences, workshops, seminars, forums and lectures.
– Receive discounts of PHISO publications (books, edited volumes, journal articles, etc.).
– Participate freely in other activities sponsored and/or supported by PHISO.
– Receive timely updates on PHISO activities via Gmail’s listserv and Facebook page/group.

Types of Membership include:

Standard Membership: This is designed to all individuals, both working (scholars, teachers, and practitioners) and graduate (PhD and Master) students. The rate is 800 PHP (or 20 USD for foreign applicants) annually.

Student Membership: This is designed only for undergraduate students who pay less than the standard membership fee. The rate is 500 PHP (or 15 USD for foreign applicants) annually.

Lifetime Membership: This is accorded to the first batch of members who fully helped and established the organization, selected former members of the executive committee, and invited honorable members of the advisory board.

*Please take note that before paying your membership fee, you have to fill out the Google Membership Form below. For bank-to-bank transfer (Metrobank), the payer must pay all ‘bank transfer’ charges, while for PayPal (, 300 PHP (6 USD) must be added for PayPal charges.

Methods of Payment:

Please click here to pay your membership fee by PayPal or Bank-to-Bank transfer globally. Kindly be reminded that you have to add 300 PHP (6 USD) for PayPal charges, while bank-to-bank payer must pay all ‘bank transfer’ charges.

Membership Application Process:

After filling out the ‘membership application’ google form please send one scanned valid (government or university issued) ID and scanned PayPal or Bank-to-Bank transfer’s receipt to

Membership Renewal Process:

To renew your membership, send us your expired PHISO certificate of membership, fill out the ‘membership application’ google form, one valid ID, and PayPal or Bank-to-Bank transfer’s receipt to


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