Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience offers three kinds of membership. For more information on the benefits and requirements, follow the links below.

Core Membership

Affilated (or Transdisciplinary) Membership

Observer Membership

To become a member, please email a cover letter with the statement of interest, a bionote or short CV, a record of relevant publications for professional membership, or a proof of the current student status for student membership,  to  Upon reviewing your application, we will send you a notice determining the level of your membership, after which you can pay your membership dues and enjoy the membership benefits, and use the members-only portal.

Membership Benefits

  1. SoPheRe is tax-exempt corporation registered in the State of California, so the member dues are tax-deductible in the US.
  2. Access to SoPheRe listserves.
  3. Discounts at SoPheRe conferences.
  4. Capacity to post on our social media pages.
  5. SoPheRe sponsors affiliate groups with APA. Members enjoy preferential opportunities to present in our APA groups.
  6. Participation in SoPheRe webinars on phenomenology.
  7. Young scholars can present their work in specially arranged online lectures.
  8. Participation in our research grant hosting and grant supporting programs. To access the specifics, please use the link below.


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