Who can join the IAA?

Anyone with an interest for Assyriology (in its broadest sense) and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East is welcome to join the IAA. With your membership, you support the goals of the IAA and help us 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 affiliated societies (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{518531fadeb811ae8faec8ba5977a8511c844f925d504d488b0d90b6c297e400} on books bought during Rencontres and shortly after from participating publishers.
  • A discount of 30{518531fadeb811ae8faec8ba5977a8511c844f925d504d488b0d90b6c297e400} on all proceedings of the RAI published by Eisenbrauns.

How to join IAA

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 IAA coincides with the calendar year.

A member is admitted to the IAA only after (s)he has paid the dues for the current year. When the applicant has been accepted his/her name will be added to the List of members.

How to renew membership

The payment of your dues is the only requirement for the extension of your membership. Students must present a valid ID. Please transfer your payment for a particular year before February 15th of that 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

Online application form

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Additional message

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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