Anyone who is academically interested in Canada can become a member of GKS. To join, just send an application to the executive board. If possible decide for only one of the sections. Reduced membership fees are possible (see below). As part of the membership, members elect the executive board every two years. Every three years members elect the heads of the sections they are in. Additionally you will receive the Mitteilungsheft and the Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien (Journal of Canadian Studies) free of charge. If you subscribe to our free newsletter you will receive Canadian Studies related news and updates every month. All GKS members can apply for a multitude of awards and prizes that will help further your Canadianist interest.


GKS facilitates all scholarly activities of its members and furthers research, teaching and personal networking.

Membership fees are currently:

  • For institutions: 70 Euros.
  • Regular anual fee: 70 Euros.
  • Reduced anual fee: 25 Euros.

Reduced annual fees apply if you are one of the following (proof needed): student or unemployed.

Bank account information can be obtained from the Administration office.

Please find the membership application form here.

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