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. Our members:

  • will receive three issues per year of our journal Dutch Crossing;
  • are invited to our biennial international conferences;
  • can apply for an ALCS research grant;
  • support Anglophone Dutch Studies as an academic subject in the UK, Ireland and worldwide.


A subscription of Dutch Crossing is part of ALCS membership. All our members receive three issues of Dutch Crossing per calendar year.

Rates for 2015:

Standard membership £40
Concessions (applies to students, the unemployed and people in receipt of a benefit or pension) £25
Benefactor rate (for those members who feel they can afford a little extra to support the ALCS) £75

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