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Membership in Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies is open to anyone wishing to support the scholarly goals of the Association. Persons joining AABS need not be engaged in scholarly work. AABS publishes the quarterly Journal of Baltic Studies. Subscription to the journal is included in membership dues. In addition, members receive reduced registration fees at AABS conferences and two newsletters per year. AABS membership year runs from July 1 to June 30. Membership levels and dues are listed below.

For residents of the Baltic States: AABS no longer accepts payment of membership fees via Swedbank. Please join or renew online (via PayPal below).

For residents of Australia: Australian members may pay by check in Australian funds by contacting the AABS office ( and Dr Uldis Ozolins ( for bank wire instructions. Australian members paying by credit card should pay online via PayPal (see below).

US and Canadian Members: Payment may be made by online via PayPal or by VISA/MasterCard or check by mail (see below). We can accept checks drawn on Canadian banks if payable in US Dollars. We also accept International Money Orders denominated in US Dollars.

Use the link below to complete the membership form and pay dues online via PayPal. AABS pays all PayPal fees for online payment of dues. PayPal will automatically calculate currency conversions. PayPal’s secure encryption technology is used for online payments by thousands of businesses internationally.

  • If you are making an online payment on behalf of another person, please complete the online membership form and select “on behalf of another member.” Please provide both the information for the person making the payment and the member in the appropriate fields.

Online membership form

To pay dues by mail, please download and print the membership form (PDF). Complete the form and mail it with a check made payable to AABS or credit card information to:
University of Washington
Box 353420
Seattle WA 98195-3420

2018-2019 Annual Dues in US Dollars.
Student: $25.00

Emeritus: (retired) $35.00

Regular: $60.00

Family: $65.00

Baltic Membership: $25.00
(Persons whose current primary affiliation is at an academic institution in Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania, Russia or CIS may join AABS at the Baltic membership rate)

Sponsor: $100.00

Patron: $500.00

Life: $2,000.00

Institutional membership: $100.00

Membership dues are not tax deductible as charitable contributions but may be deductible, depending on individual circumstances, as miscellaneous professional expenses. All donations to the Baltic Studies Fund and to AABS programs are fully deductible in the United States as provided by law.