Join GSA

Thank you for your interest in the Ghana Studies Association!


About us:

GSA is a multidisciplinary organization of scholars based in Africa, North America, Europe and Asia whose research focuses on the the West African state of Ghana. It is a coordinate organization of the African Studies Association.

In addition to meeting at the ASA annual conference, we hold a conference in Ghana every three years. See the Call for Papers for the July 2019 conference here.

GSA is on facebook (Ghana Studies Association) and on Twitter (@GhanaStudiesASA)


Membership details:

Membership of the Ghana Studies Association is for a calendar year and includes a copy of Ghana Studies, our journal.

Membership dues are:

  • Africa-based graduate students – $15
  • Africa-based researchers – $30
  • Graduate students outside Africa – $20
  • Researchers outside Africa – $40
  • Lifetime membership – $800

GSA membership registration and dues payment are collected by the African Studies Association (ASA) on GSA’s behalf.


How to join:

You can register for GSA membership through the ASA member portal when paying your ASA dues.

You can register for ONLY GSA membership, click here.

NOTE: Africa-based members who are unable to make payment online may contact Nana Akua Anyidoho at for assistance.