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ASOR Membership

Being an ASOR member means being part of an organization that has shaped the path of American archaeology in the Near East for over a century. Our mission is 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.

Our memberships help foster original research and exploration, encourage scholarship in different cultures, 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 East and the wider Mediterranean.

ASOR members enjoy many benefits*, including:

  • Subscriptions to ASOR’s publications (Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Near Eastern Archaeology, and Journal of Cuneiform Studies)
  • Opportunity to present papers at the ASOR Annual Meeting
  • Opportunity to serve on ASOR’s academic committees
  • Access to the ASOR Member Individual Directory
  • Discounts on ASOR books
  • Discount on Annual Meeting registration
  • Eligibility to apply for ASOR grants and fellowships
  • Subscription to e-newsletter News@ASOR with the latest news from ASOR and the archaeological community
  • 50% discount to JPASS - individual access to over 1,500 journals in JSTOR's digital library


Learn more about what type of ASOR membership is right for you:

Individual Membership

Individual Membership

Institutional Membership

Institutional Membership  

*Benefits vary by membership type.

Membership Renewal Policy
Membership renewals extend the expiration date of your most recent membership if within a five 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 JSTOR. Anything beyond a five 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

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