Since 1967, UACES has supported its members in their careers, and promoted the study, research and teaching of contemporary Europe, through a range of activities, publications, events and funding initiatives.

UACES membership is open to anyone who is working, researching or who is interested in the field of European Studies. UACES is based in the UK but draws its members from all over Europe and beyond.

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Membership Year

The UACES membership year runs from 1st January - 31st December. You can join at any time during the membership year.

If you join between 1st January - 31st August, your membership will expire on 31st December.

If you join between 1st September - 31st December, your membership will roll over to the next year; i.e. you will receive the rest of the current year for free.

When your membership ends, you can renew for 1, 2 or 3 years, with discounts for multi-year renewals. The exception is Early-Career membership, which is a fixed 3-year membership.

Standard Membership Rates

Annual Membership (Individual): 50 GBP (ends on 31/12/2019)

Annual Membership (Student): 25 GBP (ends on 31/12/2019)

Annual Membership (Group): 180 GBP (ends on 31/12/2019)

Fixed 3-year Membership (Early-Career): 90 GBP (30 GBP p/a option available) (ends on 31/12/2021)

If you join between 1st September - 31st December 2018, your membership will roll over to 2019; i.e. you will receive the rest of the 2018 for free.


Mid-Year Membership Rates

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Individual Membership

50.00 GBP

For anyone researching, working on, or interested in the study of contemporary Europe.


Student Membership

25.00 GBP

For current PhD or Masters students.


Group Membership

180.00 GBP

Group membership covers staff and students within an organisation.

For universitities, we define Group as a Department, a Centre, a School or a Faculty, not the University as a whole.

Membership associations cannot join UACES as a group member.



Early-Career Membership

90.00 GBP

or 30 GBP p/a (3 years)*

For researchers within 3 years of their PhD Viva.

*For this option, please select 'online by credit/debit card' as your payment choice on the next page. When prompted, select the 3-year payment plan.



If you would prefer not to pay online, please email admin[at] for a paper membership form.

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