DEFSA is the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa, a non-profit organisation provides a platform for ACADEMICS in the design education sector. Our members engage in research, best practice and networking through various mechanisms including a biennial conference, workshops and an interactive website that hosts peer reviewed and published research papers.
Membership to DEFSA is attained as an institution or as an individual. Individual members are categorised as Individual Professional Members or Individual Student Members.
You do NOT need to be a member of DEFSA to submit an abstract for consideration for the DEFSA academic conference.
Please complete the form below.
Your application will be processed within seven working days. Should your application be successful, you will receive an invoice for the required amount, that will be sent to the email address provided on the form.Membership fees are payable by transfer into the DEFSA account as per the invoice. A receipt, membership certificate and relevant listing on the DEFSA website will be finalised once funds reflect in the DEFSA account.
- Institutional/Corporate Membership: R4 400 per year
- Individual: Professional member: R330 per year
- Individual: Student member: R150 per year