Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


The membership term is September 1–August 31 of each year, and you may join/renew beginning September 1 for each new membership year.

Fees and terms will not be pro-rated.

When you join ABAI you become part of a network of behavior analysis scientists, educators, practitioners, and students with whom to share research findings, educational strategies, best practices, professional opportunities. Use the links at the top of the page or below to learn more.


Membership Signup

To join or renew your membership, log in or create a free portal account or complete our membership form.


After logging in, click Join/Renew, choose your membership type, and follow the prompts. Please note that ABAI membership fees vary by region; click here to find the price for your region.



Benefit Comparison Chart
Associate Chapter
Presentation Submission Privileges
Submission History Access
Access to Member Directory
Access to Job Posting Board
Inside Behavior Analysis *
Discounted CEU Opportunities
ABAI Event Registration Discounts
Professional Liability Discount
Perspectives on Behavior Science
Voting Privileges **
One Free Journal E-Subscription
50% Off E-Subscriptions to All ABAI Journals
Free Access to All Learning Center Videos
*Electronic subscription only
**Vote to elect student representative to Executive Council


Note: When choosing your membership type, please keep in mind that Affiliate and Full membership are the same price. They also share most benefits—except that Full members nominate and elect the members of the Executive Council and vote on organizational business and policy matters, and Affiliate members do not. Full membership also requires application and review. Only you can determine which membership suits you best.



Membership Types




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