Membership for the Regional Science Association and  2024 Annual Scientific Conference

This page contains useful information for registering for both the association and the annual conference, as an individual member, as a collective partner and as a component within the collective member.

1. Membership Fees

Membership of the association is a necessary condition for participating in the activities promoted by AISRe, which is a non-profit association.

You can join the association either at the same time as registration for the conference or at any other time.

Aisre social year runs from July 1st to June 30th.

Registrations made between January and December entitle members to membership from 1 July of the same calendar year.

The registration system on-line for individual members, will be open on January 31, 2024.


Table 1. Aisre Membership Fees by member category

Member category Association fee
Individual member € 130
Individual member as young member or PhD student or research fellow € 65
Collective member € 1300

(amounts in €)
Note: Aisre defines a “young member” as someone who is under 35 years of age at the starting date of the conference.

The collective member nominates its own contact person to whom the services available to individual members are delivered.

Services delivered to individual member:

  1. subscription to the journal SR-Scienze Regionali (Il Mulino) for the following calendar year
  2. the volumes of the “Scienze Regionali” series (FrancoAngeli) and the AISRe E-book (Donzelli) published during the membership year; 
  3. registration with the RSAI, Regional Science Association International and online access to the journal Papers in Regional Science and Regional Science Policy & Practice for the calendar year following registration;
  4. registration with a reduced fee to the Annual Conferences of the International Associations European Regional Science Association (ERSA) ( and Regional Science Association International (RSAI)  ( for the calendar year following registration;
  5. the opportunity for young members to attend the Summer/Winter Schools promoted by AISRe.


2. Conference Registration

Registration to the conference as an author or co-author of papers requires Aisre membership for the same social year.

Enrollment in the annual conference entitles you to participate in all sessions, to receive conference materials and to benefit from the services provided during the conference.

Table 2. Conference registration fees for individual members that include membership fees

Fee type Description Presential conference Payment purpose
Reduced fee by 31/05/2024 Full fee after
A Fee as individual member € 260 € 360 Aisre2024 fee A
B Fee as young member (1) or PhD student or research fellow (2) € 100 € 200 Aisre2024 fee B

(amounts in €)
Notes: (1). Proof of young membership shall be provided by sending a copy of an identity document to (2). PhD students and Research Fellows must send a department certificate to confirm their status to


3. Collective members

The Conference registration fees are individual and apply to participants belonging to institutions that are registered with A.I.S.Re as collective members. For the first five members, participation in the Conference is free of charge. The fee of 1,300 euros is charged to the institution that registers as a collective member and communicates the names of the five free of charge participants and the additional participants that will pay the conference registration fee. The representative of the Collective Member will be responsible for communicating the names.

Registration is carried out individually by all the members of the collective member on the Aisre portal ( but payment of the conference registration fee can be made either individually or through the administration of one’s own institution.

Administrations can request a debit note to the treasurer writing to

The contact persons of the collective member undertake to organise all enrollments through their administration at the same time.


Table 3. Conference Registration Fees for Collective Members

Fee type Description Aisre membership
by 31/05/2024
Conference registration Payment purpose
Reduced fee
Full fee
Collective Fee as a collective member (membership and 5 participants free of charge) € 1300 Aisre2024 collective
C For additional participants, from the 6th onwards € 110 € 250 Aisre2024
fee C

(amounts in €)

4. Social Events of the Conference

Members and collective members may also register for the social dinner by paying the fee, which will partially cover the expenses that will be incurred by the conference organising committee.

Table 4. Social events

Social events Fee Payment purpose
Social dinner Tuesday 5th September € 50 Social dinner


5. Payment of Fees

Conference and Association registration are subject to the filling out of the registration forms available on the association’s website (

The registration fees must be paid through a single transaction using:

  1. bank transfer with expenses charged to the ordering person
  2. credit card using the Unicredit Pago online service available on the Aisre website.

Bank transfer to the following account:

In name of: AISRe – Associazione Italiana di Scienze Regionali
IBAN: IT32R0200805219000105085070
Bank: UniCredit
Bank Branch Identifier: Roma Viale Libia, Piazza Gimma 14, 00199 Roma

Payment purpose must include the description as indicated in the table as well as the surname and first name of the participant. For example: Surname First Name Aisre2021 A fee to indicate registration of an individual member at the association and conference.