Membership of the ALCS is open to anyone with an academic interest in the Low Countries. Low Countries studies is not limited to linguists or literary scholars; we also count historians, art historians, bibliographers and political scientists amongst our members.

If you support our aims and activities, please join the ALCS. Membership benefits:


The membership year starts from the moment we receive your payment. A subscription of Dutch Crossing is part of your membership.

Rates from 2022 onwards:

Standard: £40 or €45

Concession (for students and others on very low incomes): £25 or €30

Benefactor (for members who feel they can afford a little extra to support the ALCS): £75 or €75

How to become a member

Bank payment

Set up a single transfer or standing order with your bank using the following account details in December or January (for membership during the following calendar year):

4 Cottingham Road

Sort code: 53-61-13


Current account: 71995153

IBAN: GB52NWBK53611371995153

Please email your address details (to receive Dutch Crossing) and, if relevant, your institutional affiliation.

Pay via PayPal

Payment can be made via PayPal in December or January for membership during the following calendar year. You will need to set up a PayPal account if you do not have one.