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Benefits

By being a member of the Geological Society of Africa you will actively participate in encouraging earth science education and research in Africa, which will lead to the sustainable development of the natural resources of Africa.

Apart from this academic aspect, you will personally benefit from:

  • getting up to date information related to
    • geosciences activities in the continent,
    • research funding and
    • scholarship possibilities;
    • information on national, regional and international scientific cooperation partners.
  • As a member you can attend conferences where the Society is involved at a reduced price.
  • Publication of your scientific results on African geology in the Journal of African Earth Sciences (JAES) will help you to disseminate the results of your scientific work, as this will be read by those colleagues within the continent or outside the continent engaged in research on African geology.
  • As a member of the GSAf, you are entitled to subscribe to the Journal of African Earth Sciences at a reduced rate.

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Membership fees***

Annual membership fees are:

Individual (Developing Countries) € 15,00
Individual (Developed Countries) € 30,00
Associate/Student* (Developing Countries) € 5,00
Associate/Student* (Developed Countries) € 10,00
Institutional (Developing Countries) € 150,00
Institutional (Developed Countries) € 300,00
Life Membership** (Developing Countries) € 150,00
Life Membership** (Developed Countries) € 300,00

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* Associate/Student Membership is only available to fulltime students. Applications should be endorsed by the head of the department.
** Life Membership is available only to individual qualifying members, subject to Council and General Assembly approval.

*** To reduce the expense of online transfer of the membership fee, the council decided to collect the fee in a cycle every two years during the Colloquium of African Geology. Also, during the Colloquium of African Geology, members will have a chance to pay 10 years fees.

 

Methods of Payment

  • bank transfer to bank account in EURO at current rate of exchange
  • by cheque in EURO equivalent at current rate of exchange, payable to the Geological Society of Africa, sent to the invoice address
  • International Money Order, with all charges paid, to the  invoice address or to your Regional Vice-President or Councillor

Bank account information

Bank Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Account Geological Society of Africa
Account number for payment in Ethiopian BIRR: 1000061131306
for all other currencies: 1000061131195
BIC/Swift CBETETAA
Telephone 251-0115 15 72 10; 251-0115 53 00 42
Fax 251-0115 54 62 43
E-mail cbefnrt@ethionet.et
Website http://www.combanketh.com

Invoice address

Prof. Dr. Asfawossen Asrat (Honorary Treasurer)
Geological Society of Africa Secretariat: School of Earth Sciences,
College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Addis Ababa University,
P.O.Box 1176 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Email: asfawossena@gmail.com / asrata@geol.aau.edu.et

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