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Retired / Emeritus Membership

Retired/Emeritus membership is for members who have retired from full-time work.

Membership Fees

2019 Membership fees per band (12 months) for new members
Click on the Table Heading to find the right territorial Band for your country of residence BAND A BAND B BAND C BAND D
Retired/Emeritus membership £82 £62 £43 £23
2019 Membership fees per band (12 months) for renewing members
Click on the Table Heading to find the right territorial Band for your country of residence BAND A BAND B BAND C BAND D
Retired/Emeritus membership £73.80 £55.80 £38.70 £20.70

Our membership is now based on a rolling basis and is open to all. Those renewing their membership are eligible for a 10% discounted rate. Online payments by credit or debit cards are made in Sterling but if you would prefer to join over the phone or have any membership queries please contact us on +44 (0)1273 698 017 or e-mail

You can join the RSA by registering here (this link will take you to the registration page)

Become a member and benefit from:

Networking and Community 

  • Reach a global audience of academics, policymakers and practitioners at RSA conferences and via our publications;
  • International Territorial Networks – extend your networks via the RSA’s International Divisions, Country Sections and UK-Sub National Branches;
  • Search our Expert Register, available through our Members’ Lounge;
  • Join the RSA email network to receive the monthly E-Bulletin – all entries are moderated;
  • Publish on or stay updated with the RSA Blog;
  • Annual President’s Event (high profile networking and awards dinner) – free to attend for members.


RSA members have also online access to the following 19 subject related journals:

Funding opportunities


  • Present your work and network at our open and friendly conferences/events;
  • Get actively involved with your Association – we welcome pro-active membership – to shape the field and to support innovation;
  • Win one of a number of prizes awarded each year by the Association and take part in some of the judging;
  • Nominate a candidate for the annual RSA Awards;
  • Use of the post-nominal MeRSA or FeRSA following your family name;
  • Apply to become an RSA Ambassador or Territorial Chair;



Country Bands: Please select the country you are currently living in. Please note: Data for China does not include Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Macao, unless otherwise noted. 

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BAND A: Andorra; Australia; Austria; Bahamas; Bahrain; Belgium; Bermuda; Brunei; Darussalam; Canada; Cyprus; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Hong Kong, SAR, China; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea, Rep.; Kuwait; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Macao, SAR, China; Malta; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Puerto Rico; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Trinidad & Tobago; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

BAND B: Antigua & Barbuda; Argentina; Barbados; Chile; Costa Rica; Croatia; Czech Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Estonia; Greece ; Hungary; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Oman; Palau; Panama; Poland; Portugal; Seychelles; Slovakia; St. Kitts & Nevis; Uruguay; Venezuela

BAND C: Azerbaijan; Belarus; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; China; Colombia; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Gabon; Grenada; Iran, Islamic Reb.; Jamaica; Lebanon; Malaysia; Maldives; Mauritius; Mexico; Montenegro; Peru; Romania; Russia; Serbia; St. Lucia; Suriname; South Africa; Thailand; Turkey; Turkmenistan

strong>BAND D: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Armenia; Bangladesh; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo, Dem. Rep.; Congo, Rep.; Cote d’Ivoire; Egypt, Arab Rep.; El Salvador; Ethiopia; Fiji; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Jordan; Kenya; Kiribati; Kosovo; Kyrgyz Republic; Liberia; Libya; Macedonia, FYR; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Moldova; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Philippines; Rwanda; Samoa; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Somalia ; South Sudan; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Swaziland; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Tunisia; Uganda; Ukraine; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; West Bank & Gaza; Zambia; Zimbabwe

If your country/territory is not listed, please call us on  +44 (0)1273 698 017 or email and we will give you a quote.

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