Become a GCSE Member

About GCSE Membership

GCSE Members are part of an international community of influential leaders across scientific and academic societies, government at all levels, and the private sector. GCSE works with a core community of universities to provide concrete opportunities to engage with decision-makers and learn about science policy through immersive experiences. The GCSE community collaborates on scholarship and synthesis and works to prepare the next generation of environmental leaders for the workforce of the future. 

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Membership Benefits

Membership benefits extend to everyone at your institution, including deans, directors, faculty, academic leaders, administrators, and students. These benefits also provide a mechanism to strengthen and expand interdisciplinary connections among departments, colleges, and centers.

 

Attend the Internationally-Recognized GCSE Annual Conference

The GCSE Annual Conference convenes national leaders in science, policy, and the environment and facilitates productive conversations. Each year, the conference focuses on a different theme and brings together a diverse community of experts from a variety of disciplines, providing an enriching opportunity for all attendees to learn from each other, collaborate on exciting projects, and build productive professional relationships. GCSE Members receive select complimentary and unlimited discounted registrations to the GCSE Annual Conference, plus free registration for all students at current member institutions.

Join us virtually the week of March 7, 2022 for GCSE 2022: The Road to 2030: Tipping Points for a Climate Positive Future.

 

Lead and Participate in Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice (CoPs) are technical working groups that support and amplify education, research, and analysis from higher education institutions to advance the use of science in environmental decision-making across all levels of government. GCSE Members are invited to join these groups to advance capacity building, increase deeper engagement between Members, and improve the focus, scale, and impact of GCSE initiatives. 

Current Communities of Practice are Sustainability Education, Educators for Energy Transformation,The Great Reset in Academic and Research Institutions, and the Community College Handbook for Sustainability Education and Operations. Learn more.

 

Receive Exclusive Communications

GCSE Pathways is an electronic publication that shares tangible tools for scientists to engage in environmental decision-making, reflects on current trends in the science-policy interface, and includes events and opportunities of specific relevance to GCSE Members. The Members-only Google group allows the GCSE member community to engage in discussions, share information, and exchange resources.

 

Special Events

Attend in-person and virtual events and webinars that convene scientists, thought leaders, and decision-makers. Learn more about upcoming and past member events. Many GCSE events result in the creation of sustained learning communities, including the GCSE Learning Series “Indigenous Knowledge & Western Science: Collaboration, Relationship, and Climate Solutions” and the Transatlantic Symposium: Academic Research Institutions Advancing Sustainability.

 

Membership Dues

Higher Education

Student Enrollment: ≥7,500 full-time students Annual Membership Dues (USD)
High Income Countries $5,500
Middle Income Countries $3,300
Low Income Countries $2,200
Student Enrollment: <7,500 full-time students  
High Income Countries $2,500
Middle Income Countries $1,500
Low Income Countries $1,000

View the list of countries by income grouping.

*All United States-based 2-year academic institutions have a $2,500 membership fee regardless of enrollment.

Corporate

Annual Membership Dues (USD)
$5,500

 

Government, NGOs, and Other Organization Types

  Annual Membership Dues (USD)
High Income Countries $2,500
Middle Income Countries $1,500
Low Income Countries $1,000

View the list of countries by income grouping.

 

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