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Please, note that this is a two-step procedure. If you need help read first the instructions to the online registration!   
Have a question? Contact the ISHM  Membership Secretary at

Step 1  Membership Renewal / Application for new membership

  • Already a Member?  Please make your payment - and make sure that you give us your name when paying by PayPal (see below). If you are already a member AND would like to subscribe to the journal IM, please, download and fill in the 2017 Subscription Form (pdf), then email it to the Membership Secretary. (Note: You should download the file, open it in a pdf reader (e.g. Acrobat Reader) to be able to fill in the fields electronically. Do not forget to push the Print button after you completed the form AND save your completed form again as a PDF. You can attach it to your message to the Membership Secretary. Alternatively, you may simply print out the form and fill it in manually. Please, send the scanned pdf to the Membership Secretary as e-mail attachement.) 

  • blushNot yet a Member?   Please, fill in the online Registration Form first. Follow the instructions above if you would like to subscribe to the journal IM.

  • coolStudent membership? Please, note you should submit  additional documents with your application/subscription.

Note: In case you encounter any technical problem and can not download the pdf, please download the 2017 Subscription Form from here. Apologies for any inconvenience, we have been working on the website.

Step 1.2 (Optional) Journal Subscription Please, note that this offer is exclusively for 2017 ISHMap Members, that is you must join us or renew your ISHMap membership for 2017 to subscribe. Please find rates and subscription information below.

2017 ISHM - Imago Mundi journal subscription rates

IM Print only  IM Print and
IM Online only
Individual member* £ 40.00 £ 44.00 £ 40.80


Step 2 Paymentyes For technical reasons payment function is temporarily unavailable.

We have been working hard to repair it. Please, come back again later or send us an e-mail to notify you when it is back. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

Membership fees  for 2017  are adopted by the 2014 AGM in Paris:

Individual member:  £ 20.00 , Student member: £ 10.00, Institutional member: £ 50.00

Instructions to paying online by PayPal:

  • Select your membership category from the drop-down menu in the blue box first . Click 'Add to cart'.
  • if you would like to subscribe to IM on the Paypal page click on the button 'CONTINUE SHOPPING'. You are back to the blue box, where you should select the subscription category from the drop down list. Click 'Add to cart' again. Now you see both items in your shopping cart. In case something wrong you can remove or change the content of the cart before checking out.
  • note that you do not need a PayPal account,  and you can use all major credit cards to make a secure payment via PayPal! For more information see here.
  • the fastest and easisest way of payment is using PayPal (recommended) and, as a charitiy,  we have special rates from them

Other methods of payment:

  •  in cash (in GBP) to the Treasurer (at Society Meetings only),
  • or by cheque mailed to the Society's address (please, make sure to add all bank charges (if in doubt ask the Secretary first), and allow 3-4 weeks to process your payment ).



mail* Student Membership AND Subscription to Imago Mundi:

  • In the case of Student Members  Council agreed that students would be deemed to be students if they were undergraduates or post-graduates at a recognised university.
  • They  need to submit a university certificate or equivalent, preferably with a university stamp, and a letter from their supervisor which clearly  indicated the dates for which they were enrolled as a student of the university. In other words, they would need to submit two pieces of Identity,  one should give their  permanent address.
  • All document should be scanned and sent in digital format (jpg, pdf )as an attachement to an e-mail to the Membership Secretary at"et" (pls in the subject line include 'Student Membership 2017).
  • Student membership status will be valid for the society year, that is for the calendar year.

According to the agreement the Society has signed with the publishers of Imago Mundi, Taylor & Francis, and  with the  support of the Directors of Imago Mundi Ltd, from 2014 the only international academic journal is offered to ISHM members at special rates. For more details on this exclusive offer please read this letter!

What happens after your registration / payment?

  • Your pending member (User) Account on the ISHM website will be valid after your payment is received and confirmed.
  • After the acceptance of your membership application by Council you will receive an e-mail notification from the ISHM WebTeam with information how to log on the website's Member Area.
  • Please, allow two weeks for our administration procedure.

Please, consider supporting ISHM. For more information on donating/sponsoring ISHM please, see this page.