UACES is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the academic association for contemporary European Studies.

Join today to be part of the next 50 years.

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:

  • If you join between 1st January - 31st August, your membership will end on 31st December of that calendar year.
  • If you join between 1st September - 31st December, your membership will end on 31st December of the following calendar 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.

Membership Rates

Individual (Annual Membership): 50 GBP

Student (Annual Membership): 25 GBP

Group (Annual Membership): 180 GBP

Early-Career (Fixed-Term 3-Year Membership): 90 GBP (30 GBP p/a option available)

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Annual Membership

(renewal date: 31/12/2020)

50.00 GBP

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



Annual Membership

(renewal date: 31/12/2020)

25.00 GBP

For current PhD or Masters students.



Annual Membership

(renewal date: 31/12/2020)

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

Fixed-Term 3-Year Membership

(renewal date: 31/12/2022)

90.00 GBP*

For researchers within 3 years of their PhD Viva.

*If you prefer to pay 30 GBP p/a over 3 years, select 'online by credit/debit card' as your payment then follow the instructions.



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

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