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Become a member of the British Institute of Persian Studies.

Membership of the British Institute of Persian Studies is open to all and we welcome new members. The Institute organizes an extensive programme of talks, conferences and workshops throughout the year in the UK and overseas. It publishes its journal IRAN and occasional books in its Archaeological Monographs and Persian Studies Series. Members will also receive regular updates about our activities and the Annual Report. Becoming a member is your chance to support our work and contribute to our efforts to broaden appreciation of the cultural heritage of the Persian world.

We offer four types of membership and you can see more information about these below. You may join or renew by paying online here. Membership runs from January to December.


Membership Form

We ask all new members to complete this membership form.
  • Fellows and Students must supply the name of the UK University of Academic Institution to which they are affiliated.

Please now pay for your membership. You can pay through PayPal or a direct debit plan.


Membership Types


Direct Debit Plan

Full Membership

Student Membership

Fellow Membership

Corresponding Membership

Membership Options

All members are invited to come free of charge to all our events. Some conferences are also free to members, or you will be entitled to reduced fees. You will also receive our Annual Report and invitation to the Annual General Meeting. You will be sent printed copies of IRAN as soon as they are published.