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The Royal African Society has a diverse and influential membership network made up of individuals, companies and organisations who take a proactive interest in Africa and value opportunities to connect, share ideas and develop partnerships. We offer individual, student, friend and corporate membership packages.


Joint annual membership of the Royal African Society and the African Studies Association of the UK, including free and priority access to our events, free subscription to African Affairs, networking opportunities and much more.


Annual membership for students. N.B. Applications for student membership will require confirmation of your full-time student status from your university or college. 


As a friend of the Royal African Society, you will enjoy the full range of membership benefits whilst also supporting our core charitable work. Perfect for those who share our values and vision. 


Annual membership (including £400 VAT) for companies with a business interest in Africa, offering you valuable insight, high-level networking opportunities, brand visibility and government relations.