The International Shinto Studies Association (ISSA) has been set up to promote international understanding of Shinto, which has exerted a fundamental influence on the spiritual make-up of the Japanese and on the moulding of Japanese culture. We very much look forward to your joining the Foundation, and sharing in our endeavours.


The three membership categories and fees are as follows:

  • Annual Membership …3,000yen.
  • Supporting Annual Membership … 10,000yen.
  • Special Individual Membership … 30,000yen.
  • Special Group Membership … 500,000yen.

Benefits of Annual Membership

  • Newsletter (Japanese) from Tokyo International Headquarters.
  • Announcement and invitations for any events ISSA organizes both in Japan and internationally.
  • One Free ISSA conference proceeding of your choice.
  • Conference proceedings and DVD newly published during membership year.
  • Discount (20%) on other our publications.

How to Join

  1. Please contact our office,
  2. The membership fee can be payed by bank transfer or international money order.