Who Can Join the International Association for Assyriology?

Anyone with an interest for Assyriology (in its broadest sense) and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East can be admitted as a member of the IAA. With your membership, you support the goals of the IAA and help them to promote and support Assyriological research worldwide through awards, subsidies, the publication of a newsletter and the organization of conferences.

The Association has only ordinary members, who may be individual adults or legally constituted bodies (see the constitution). Only those individuals or legally constituted bodies who support the aims and activities of the Association will be admitted as members.

Membership Dues and Benefits

The membership dues are € 20,- per calendar year. Students with a valid student ID pay € 10,- per year. For this IAA members receive the following benefits:

  • A discount of € 30,- (€ 15,- for students) on Rencontre entrance fees.
  • A discount of around € 5,- on books bought during Rencontres and shortly after from participating publishers.

How to Become a Member

Please fill out the application form below, or send a typed letter of application to the Board. It will also be possible to fill out a form during a Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, the annual congress of Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology. Of course, an applicant can pay for more than one year, the administrative year of the Association coincides with the calendar year.

Payment Methods

  • SEPA bank transfer (Single Euro Payment Area). Best for members living in the EU and countries that use Euro and SEPA bank transfer.
  • Paypal.  Pay via your PayPal account. Best for members living in other countries.
  • Due to the high transfer costs we don’t accept checks

Admission as a Member

A member is admitted to the IAA only after he/she has paid the dues for the current year and associated expenses. When the applicant has been accepted his/her name will be added to the Members list.

Online Application Form

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For Students:
Upload your Student-ID here (accepted file formats: pdf,jpg,png,gif)
only applications with attached Student-ID will be valid for the reduced membership fee

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International Association for Assyriology
IBAN: NL06ABNA0500125856
Stationsweg – Leiden – Netherlands
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