For fifty years, UACES has supported its international, multidisciplinary members in their careers, and promoted the research and teaching of contemporary European Studies. Join UACES in our Golden Anniversary year to be part of the next fifty.

There are three different types of UACES membership - Individual, Student and Group. The benefits available to each membership type are as follows:


Individual (Standard) Membership

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Student Membership

  • All of the Individual Membership benefits above, with the exception of funding for Collaborative Research Networks. In addition, student members are:
  • Eligible to apply for the UACES Scholarships
  • Eligible to receive travel support for selected events
  • Eligible for Student members' discount on UACES-run event
  • Eligible for the UACES Best Thesis prize

Student membership is applicable to anyone currently studying for a PhD or masters degree in any country. Please note, postdoctoral researchers must apply for Individual Membership.

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*Special 50th Anniversary Offer available until 31/8/17: become a 2017 Student Member and receive free 2018 membership.


Group Membership

  • Up to ten staff/students can attend UACES-run events at the members' rate
  • Apply for Small Event Grants
  • Any member of staff or student can join the UACES members' email list (with their University email address)
  • Free advertisements on the Jobs Board for positions in the department
  • The triannual UACES Digital Newsletter sent to the department
  • A profile for the Department on the UACES website

Group membership covers staff and students within an organisation.

For a University, we define an organisation as a Department, a Centre, a School or a Faculty within the University, not the University as a whole.

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