Together Lets Change the World

We hope you will become a member of IANDS! Your membership will make a difference in the world, and you will be part of an inclusive community of experiencers and non-experiencers. Together, our mission is to advance a global understanding of near-death and related experiences through research, education, and support. Our vision is to strive for a future where all people embrace near-death and related experiences as sources of meaning and inspiration for a better world. Please select your membership level below. Thank you!

NOTICE: The prices of annual membership levels were increased by 10% on January 1, 2024. This was the first membership increase since 2006.


Basic Membership is $44 annually ($33 1st year introductory rate)

Monthly NDE email, exclusive notifications, 50% discount on all IG&E events and on-demand videos, member discounts on IANDS conferences & symposia, and discounts on the IANDS shopping cart.


*MOST POPULAR* Supporting Membership for $72 annually ($61 for full-time students & seniors 65+)

Basic level benefits plus nearly all IG&E events and on-demand videos are FREE!


Professional Membership for $138 annually ($116 for full-time students & seniors 65+)

All previous benefits and the The Journal of Near-Death Studies (three times a year).


Sponsor Membership for $275 annually ($242 for full-time students & seniors 65+)

All previous benefits and invitation to the Champion's Reception at IANDS's in-person conferences.


Patron Membership for $500 annually

All previous benefits, up to $200 off IANDS’s in-person conferences and a complimentary lunch with a speaker at IANDS’s in-person conferences.


Benefactor Membership for $1,000 annually

All previous benefits and up to $400 off IANDS’s in-person conferences.


Journal of Near-Death Studies individual subscription only, for $68 annually. Institutional subscription (libraries, universities), $398 per year. (An additional charge applies for mailings outside the United States)

The Journal of Near-Death Studies, a scholarly publication, peer-reviewed and published three times per year, serving as the central repository for the most current research and thought on NDEs. Includes articles by scholars from around the world, book reviews, and letters addressing issues raised in previous editions.

For Professional, Sponsor, and Journal Subscription levels outside the US, add $10 for mailing the Journal three times per year outside the US.

Other Ways to Join IANDS

IANDS is recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by the United States Internal Revenue Service.