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Membership is free and open to all staff, students and alumni from our member institutions.

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Member benefits

As an academic member you’ll benefit from:

  • Joining the largest global community of international development experts
  • Career development support in international development
  • Free networking events
  • Direct support for research ideas from inception to project delivery
  • Potential research opportunities from large-scale, multi institutional, global, interdisciplinary bids to smaller bespoke opportunities for disciplinary experts

As a student member you’ll benefit from:

  • Bursaries and funding
  • Internship opportunities
  • Free entry to LIDC events
  • Keeping up with latest news and trends