Interested to be a member of UGAT ?

As per UGAT Constitution and By-laws, interested individuals can become regular members of UGAT.

Regular members are those who:

  • Have earned undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in Anthropology, or

  • Are deemed acceptable by the Committee on Membership by reason of some special contribution to anthropology, anthropological research or the promotion of anthropological activities; and

  • Have paid the membership fee.


Any person eligible for and desiring admission to membership can take the following steps:​

  • Pay the membership fee (see table below) by depositing to this account:

Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao, Inc.

PNB Checking Account: 108 670 007 171

UP Campus Branch 3, Apacible St., UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

  • You can use your bank's online services to transfer the payment. You can also pay the membership fee via GCash by using the indicated UGAT bank details above.

  • Fill out the application form. Please take note that this application form requires an image of your proof of payment. Kindly pay the membership fee first and take an image of it before filling out the form.

You will receive confirmation and a certificate of membership. Please pay the membership fee that matches to your category and preference (see table below).

Your membership entitles you to a free copy of the Aghamtao journal, which you can claim during the annual conference. It also entitles you to a discount on your registration fee for the annual conference,  as well as access to the member's features of UGAT website.


Members have certain duties to fulfill:

  • contribute to the attainment of the goals of UGAT;

  • attend annual conferences and business meetings;

  • pay the membership fees;

  • elect the members of the Board of Directors;

  • abide by the Code of Ethics; and,

  • perform other duties as the General Assembly may decide for implementation.


Thank you for expressing interest in becoming a member of UGAT. 

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