We are delighted that you have decided to become a member – or to renew your existing membership – of the Society for Libyan Studies. We want to make this process as quick and straightforward as possible for you.

To pay your membership subscription:

1. Click here to review our Privacy and Data Protection Policy
2. Read through the Information for Subscribers notes (below)
3. Complete the short form (below) checking the appropriate box to indicate which of the three methods of payment you will be using.
4. Follow the instructions to complete your payment. You will be sent an email acknowledging your membership application/renewal once your payment has been processed.

Information for Subscribers

1. The subscription year runs from 1st April and the normal rate of subscription is £30 per annum.

2. As a special introductory offer, members resident in the UK may claim a 33% discount, paying only £20 per annum for the first TWO years. For existing members renewing their subscriptions, please only select the promotional rate if you are a UK-based subscriber and this will be your second year of membership; otherwise you should select the full rate.

3. Subscriptions from Overseas may be paid either online, using your credit/debit card, or by electronic transfer through a British bank. If you wish to pay by cheque in US dollars, the rate is US$60.00 for the year. For more information about payment options, see below.

4. If you wish to use the Society’s Library, currently housed at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), you must obtain a Letter of Introduction EACH YEAR confirming your membership of the Society: please tick the relevant box when completing the Webform below.

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If you wish to pay by bank transfer and/or set up an annual standing order, simply complete your bank transfer instructions using the details provided below. Please note, if you choose this option, it is your responsibility to pay ALL the bank charges.

Bank: National Westminster Bank, Moorgate Branch, PO Box 72, Moorgate, London, EC2M 6XT
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Account No: 08213550
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Payment reference should be ‘[Your surname] Subscription’.

If you wish to pay by cheque simply click on the “Download Form” button below, print out and complete the form, and return this together with your cheque to the Society. Please note, if you wish to pay by check in US dollars, the rate is $60.00 for the year.

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Donations to the Society

As a UK Registered Charity the Society welcomes individual and corporate donations, which help us to maintain a full fieldwork and publications programme. Many of our members choose to add a donation to their annual subscription payments. To make a donation or for more details about sponsorship opportunities and other ways in which you can support the Society and its work, please visit the Sponsorship & Donations page of this website.