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Society Membership (includes ARCHAEOLOGY magazine)

  One Year Two Years
Regular Society Membership $70 $130
Regular Society Membership w/ AJA $150 $290

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For students, K-12 educators, and active military personnel. Proof of current full-time status required.

  One Year Two Years
Discounted Society Membership $40 $75
Discounted Society Membership w/ AJA $80 $155

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Members Outside of the US: Additional shipping/handling charges to mail publications apply: $15/year for ARCHAEOLOGY, $30/year for AJA, $45/year for both. Please review the dues instruction at the top of the payment portal page to calculate your full payment.

ARCHAEOLOGY Electronic Subscriptions: The magazine is available in electronic format (email required). Please write that you prefer the electronic version in the “notes” section of the online payment portal. If you wish to change your subscription, please contact the AIA’s Membership Office.

All prices are in U.S. dollars. The membership contribution portion of each level is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Publications are not tax-deductible as contributions but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Memberships are nonrefundable except for the portion applied to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine and AJA. All profits from publications support the Institute. When part of your membership, $16.00 of your annual membership dues are allocated for a 1-year subscription to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine; published six times per year and/or $80.00 of your annual membership dues are allocated for a 1-year subscription to AJA; published six times per year.   

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