ESRS membership advantages

ESRS membership advantages include:

  • access to scientific information and knowledge covering a wide range of themes and problems, studied in the broadest network of rural researchers and practitioners in Europe.
  • opportunities for presentation and discussion of papers in the scientific conferences and meetings of the Society, such as the ESRS bi-annual conferences and the bi-annual summer
    and annual autumn schools.
  • opportunities for publication of scientific articles in several publication forums such as the ESRS journal Socio logia Ruralis, conference proceedings, and other publica tions issued by
    members of the ESRS.
  • contacts with other rural sociological scientists and associations in- and outside Europe ESRS is linked with the International Rural Sociological Association (IRSA).
  • opportunities for personal contact and co-operation with European rural researchers during conferences, in national and international research projects, by way of national and international university teaching and interna tional training.
  • opportunities for contact with practitioners in rural development who are active in dissemination and application of scientific knowledge, in training and education.
  • value for money membership rates which include the subscription of Sociologia Ruralis, ESR-news (the electronic newsletter of the society), and a reduction on fees for bi-annual ESRS-congresses  and quarterly IRSA World Congresses.