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SAIIA Branches cater for both individual members and student members, as well as tertiary institutions, schools and local organisations. They also organise youth development activities such as schools quiz competitions in their area. The membership fees are set annually, and contact addresses for membership information can be found below.

The South African Institute of International Affairs is a membership organisation and provides a range of services to its paid-up members according to their category and level of contribution. Click on any of the options below to learn more about the types of membership on offer.

Corporate Membership
This category of membership is designed for South African companies as well as multinational companies doing business in South Africa and the region.

Diplomatic Membership
This membership pertains to diplomatic missions accredited to South Africa whether at the embassy and high commission, consulate general or consulate level.

Institutional Membership
Institutional membership is designed for not for profit organisations and government departments (as opposed to corporate members who pay considerable more) who want greater access to our work.

Individual Membership (Johannesburg and Surrounds)
The Johannesburg Branch of the Institute was dissolved in November 2009 and now individual members in Johannesburg and surrounds are serviced directly by SAIIA Head Office in Johannesburg.

Student Membership (Johannesburg And Surrounds)
The Johannesburg Branch of the Institute was dissolved in November 2009 and now student members in Johannesburg and surrounds are serviced directly by SAIIA Head Office in Johannesburg.

Branch Membership (Western Cape, Pietermaritzburg, East London)
SAIIA has active branches in Cape Town (covering the Western Cape), Pietermaritzburg and East London. These are run by volunteer committees who organise a series of speakers’ meetings and other events locally to which members are invited.

For general enquiries, call 011 339 2021 or email membership@saiia.org.za.