Memberships

The Royal Asiatic Society (RAS) is open to foreign passport holders with interests in Asian, and particularly Chinese studies. It provides a forum for anyone interested in China's history, culture, environment and contemporary issues, to meet and exchange ideas.

Membership of the society provides an opportunity to engage with scholars, artists and commentators working in the field of Asian studies, particularly China, and be involved with the work of an informed society devoted to sharing knowledge about China and Asia.

 

Membership includes free or discounted entry to all RAS events, invitations to two social events annually, a complimentary copy of the society's annual journal as well as access to the library's resources.

 

Membership fees are paid annually. Details of membership types and payment options are provided on the Membership Application Form, which can be obtained from the conveners of any RAS event, or online by clicking here.​

 

For more information, please contact membership@royalasiaticsociety.org.cn

Individual

This membership is for individuals only

CNY 500 / 12 months
Student

This membership is for individuals only

Student membership is offered to students (holding valid student cards at a school, university predicational institution) at discounted membership rate of 200RMB.

CNY 200 / 12 months
Young Professional/ Pensioner

This membership is for individuals only

CNY 350 / 12 months
Overseas–Individual

This membership is for individuals only

CNY 350 / 12 months
Overseas–Household

This membership is for individuals only

CNY 560 / 12 months
Lifetime membership

This membership is for individuals only

CNY 5000 / 0 month
Joint/Household

This is joint membership for 2 persons. 

CNY 800 / 12 months
Complimentary Institutional Membership
Free
Paid Institutional Membership
CNY 3500 / 12 months