Membership Categories (Effective as of January 1, 2018)

The admission fee for the Society shall be 3,000 Japanese yen (JPY).
Members with unpaid dues for two consecutive years will automatically lose their membership.

Regular Member
Individuals who are currently involved in the neuroscience or related fields and who agree with the tenets of the Society
Regular members are eligible to vote and serve a board member
See Member Benefits for full list of benefits

Requirements: Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member
Dues: 10,000 JPY per year
Log in to “join” or “update”

Overseas Regular Member
Individuals who are currently involved in the neuroscience or related fields, agree with the tenets of the Society and reside outside Japan.
Regular members are eligible to vote and serve a board member
See Member Benefits for full list of benefits

Requirements: Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member
Dues: 5,000 JPY per year
Log in to “join” or “update”

Student Member
Individuals who are enrolled in graduate school or university or college and engaged in studying neuroscience or related fields

Requirements: Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member

Student members must provide documentation confirming the eligibility annually to office@jnss.org, otherwise they lose their eligibility for Student membership and automatically become Regular member.
Postdoctoral fellows, hospital residents, interns, and laboratory technicians, even if in a training program, do not qualify for a reduced student rate.

Please go to “Student Member Re-Registration and Junior Member Registration” for further information.

Dues: 3,000 JPY per year
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Overseas Student Member
Individuals who reside outside Japan and enrolled in graduate school or university or college and engaged in studying neuroscience or related fields.

Requirements: Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member.

Overseas Student members must provide documentation confirming the eligibility annually to office@jnss.org, otherwise they lose their eligibility for Overseas Student membership and automatically become Overseas Regular member.

Postdoctoral fellows, hospital residents, interns, and laboratory technicians, even if in a training program, do not qualify for a reduced student rate.

Please go to “Student Member Re-Registration and Junior Member Registration” for further information.

Dues: 1,000 JPY per year

Log in to “join” or “update”

Junior Member
Individuals who have lost their eligibility for Student membership.
The Junior Membership shall only be valid for five years after the individual has lost his or her eligibility for Student Membership.

Requirements:
A current Student membership of the JNS
Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member
Please go to “Student Member Re-Registration and Junior Member Registration” for further information and application.

Contact with questions at student-junior@jnss.org

Dues: 6,000 JPY per year
Inquiry at office@jnss.org

Overseas Junior Member
Individuals who reside overseas and have lost their eligibility for Student or Overseas Student membership.
The Junior Membership shall only be valid for five years after the individual has lost his or her eligibility for Student or Overseas Student Membership.

Requirements:
A current Student or Overseas Student membership of the JNS
Recommendation from one JNS Regular or Overseas Regular member

Please go to “Student Member Re-Registration and Junior Member Registration” for further information and application.

Contact with questions at student-junior@jnss.org

Dues: 3,000 JPY per year
Inquiry at office@jnss.org

Current Status General Student Former Student Member Membership Dues(JPY)
*New Members
+3,000 JPY
Eligibility Neuroscience News

Residence

Categories

Japan Overseas Japan Overseas Japan Overseas Sponsorship Voting Right Running for Board Member
Regular 10,000 Paper+online Versions
Overseas Regular 5,000 Web Version
Student 3,000 Paper+online Versions
Overseas Student 1,000 Web Version
Junior 6,000 Paper+online Versions
Overseas Junior 3,000 Web Version

Senior Member
Individuals who have applied the Society to be Senior Members after being Regular Members for no shorter than 15 years without unpaid membership fees
You may lose the right to serve on the JNS committee, vote in the JNS’s triennial board members election.
Partial access to the JNS’s member benefits with discount dues, PLUS complimentary annual meeting registration.

Requirements:
Sixty five years old or older and a current Regular membership for no shorter than 15 years without unpaid membership fees
Submit an Application Form for change of membership status for Senior Members

Dues: 5,000 JPY per year
Inquiry at office@jnss.org.