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Korea Planning Association Membership

Membership Overview

Regular Member

An individual who meets one of the following conditions, is recommended by a regular member of KPA, and finally approved by the council:
  • One who has a bachelor’s degree in the field of urban and regional planning and has been engaged in the planning profession;
  • One who has a minimum of 10 years working experience in the field of urban and regional planning; or
  • One who is considered to have the status equivalent to one of the above conditions.

Lifetime membership would be granted to a regular member who pays the lifetime membership fee as below.

Associate Members

A college student who is majoring in urban and regional planning, urban design, recommended by a regular member of KPA, and finally approved by the council.

Procedure of Joining KPA

  • Online Application for Membership
  • Payment of Membership Fee (using the KPA electronic payment system)
  • Approval of Membership Application
  • Completion of Application

Member Benefits

  • Subscription to Urban Information Service (monthly) and Journal of Korea Planning Association (7 issues per year) (limited only to the subscribers)
  • Discounted registration fees for conferences, seminars and forums
  • Invitation to conferences, seminars and forums
  • Support for hosting conferences and conducting research
  • Consulting with urban and regional planning
  • Submission of journal papers to Journal of Korea Planning Association (associate member can submit a paper as a co-author, not a first or corresponding author)
  • Online access to various documents and data
  • Acquisition of printed proceedings of conferences, seminars and forums (on demand)
Fees
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Membership Enrollment Fee (KRW) Annual Fee (KRW) Total (KRW)
Regular Members 20,000 50,000 70,000
Regular Members (Lifetime) 20,000 500,000 520,000
Associate Members 20,000 30,000 50,000
Contact Information

Ms. Songi Han (Tel: +82-2-568-1812, Fax: +82-2-563-3991, E-mail: ssongi@kpa1959.or.kr)

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