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Membership of the society is open for all.

Membership period: 1st January 2024 to 31st December 2024

Members receive the ESC Newsletter and the European Journal of Criminology (published six times a year by the European Society of Criminology in partnership with Sage Publications).

ESC Membership 2024 – Student
€ 40
ESC Membership 2024 – Full Member
€ 75
ESC Membership 2024/26 Full member
€ 225

If you want to pay by bank transfer or send us your information by regular mail or fax, please fill in Membership Form 2024

Online payment here

To be eligible for the student membership the applicants are kindly requested to send by fax a copy of the attendence certificate issued by their university/institution.

General Conditions

Members of the European Society of Criminology (ESC) receive free access to the European Journal of Criminology, to the European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research and to the ESC Newsletter. They also pay a reduced registration fee when participating in the ESC Annual Conference. The membership is not renewed automatically. Please remember to renew your membership at the beginning of the year.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can only take place within 15 days of the reception of this form. In that case, the full amount with a deduction of 10% for administrative costs will be reimbursed. There is no reimbursement for cancellations received after that date.

For membership inquiries, please contact:
Prof. Marcelo Aebi, PhD
European Society of Criminology
University of Lausanne
ESC – Sorge – BCH
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel: +41 21 692 46 38
Fax: +41 21 692 46 45
E-mail: secretariat (@)