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ASOR MEMBERSHIP

By becoming an ASOR member, you join us in our mission to initiate, encourage, and support research into, and public understanding of, the history and cultures of the Near East and wider Mediterranean, from the earliest times. Membership provides valuable benefits, and your dues help us foster original research, exploration, and archaeological fieldwork; encourage scholarship about Near Eastern and Mediterranean traditions and societies; uphold the highest academic standards in interdisciplinary research and teaching; and support efforts to protect, preserve, and present to the public the historic and cultural heritage of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean world.

Please choose from the following memberships levels (details below):
Associate
($42-$125)
Academic
($30-$185)
Sustaining
($265)
Access to
e-newsletters
ASOR Online Resources
FOA Webinars & Season Pass听discount
Access to member discounts
Near Eastern
Archaeology
Tax-deductible
gift ($100)
Eligible to
apply for
fellowships
Eligible to
present at
Annual Meeting
Access to
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JCS
Online access to
MAARAV
Access to
all print and
online content
Invitation to
exclusive ASOR events
Free ASOR
book (annually)
Special
recognition at
ASOR events

Associate Membership – $43

Associate memberships are designed for Public Members whose professional expertise lies beyond the fields of Near Eastern and Mediterranean studies. These memberships are designed for anyone who wishes to be a part of ASOR.

Contributing Membership – $125

These membership are designed for Public Members who wish to receive all the benefits included in the Associate Membership and who wish to support ASOR through a gift. The annual dues ($125) include a contribution of $100, which may be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Academic Memberships (see rates below)

Regular and retired memberships are designed for those who wish to present at the ASOR Annual Meeting, receive academic journals, and/or serve on editorial boards and academic committees. Regular and Retired Members also receive all of the benefits included in the Associate Membership.

Regular – $166
Retired – $146

These memberships include:

ASOR also offers discounted Academic Memberships (Early Career, Graduate, and Undergraduate).

*Early Career – $101
**Graduate – $80
**Undergraduate – $32

These memberships include:

*Early Career members are required to confirm听that they have received a terminal degree in the past five years or earn a pre-tax gross income less than $65,000 US. This confirmation is required at the time of sign-up/renewal in the ASOR Portal.

**Graduate and Undergraduate members are required to upload听proof of enrollment (copies of transcripts, class schedules, etc. that state active student status, graduation date, or the CURRENT semester date) while joining as a member/renewing a membership in the ASOR Portal.

***Are you a student outside of North America and joining ASOR membership for the FIRST time? Email the membership office to receive a discount code to save on an online new Student Membership (Undergraduate or Graduate). Proof of student status outside North America will be required for your membership to be be processed. NOT to be used for renewals.

Sustaining Membership – $270

Our highest level of individual membership, it is designed for Public and Academic Members who wish to support ASOR at a higher level and receive some exclusive benefits benefits available only to Sustaining Members and our donors who contribute $1,000 or more a year.

How to Purchase a Membership:


New member? , then choose a membership.

By mail:Print a Membership Application.
By phone:
听Call ASOR Membership at听703-789-9230.

Need help? Call 703-789-9230 or听e-mail听us.

Friends of ASOR – $0 – Free!

  • Friends of ASOR are people who are interested in archaeological and historical research in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. You may become a Friend for FREE.
  • We invite you to听register听today so that you can join our team and receive exclusive benefits, like a free subscription to the Ancient Near East Today e-newsletter.
  • Friends of ASOR are the first to know about our FOA Webinar Series.
  • If you are unsure what membership category to choose, this is a great way to start because it is FREE.

Free Member Online Resources

  • Resources includes online learning tutorials, videos, virtual tours, and more!

Not ready to join yet? You can still support ASOR’s mission!

  • Donations can be made to a variety of causes including student support through scholarships & fellowships, publications, cultural heritage initiatives, and our building fund.
  • Every dollar counts and is meaningful.
  • You can become part of a lasting legacy at ASOR.

Membership Renewal Policy

Membership renewals extend the expiration date of your most recent membership if within a three month window of that last expiration date. Any missed publications during this period will be sent to a provided address or, in the case of online access, an extended access period will be provided through University Chicago Press. Anything beyond a three month window of the last expiration date will be reviewed with the member or treated as a “new” membership. Questions about our policy can be sent to membership@asor.org.