Benefits of membership

ISBA sponsors a wide range of initiatives to support biomolecular archaeology, including a biennial ISBA meeting, student poster and presentation prizes, article awards, and workshop micro-grants. ISBA membership helps to fund these initiatives and to support the maintenance of our website, listserv, and social media accounts.

Membership is required for ISBA conference registration.

Membership fees are described in the table below.

Type Cost Duration
Student £15 2 years
Standard £30 2 years

Currently membership payment is only possible through PayPal.

🛈 In some countries it is possible to pay without a PayPal account (see instructions below)! For those who do not have this option, we are working on setting up an alternative payment system, this will be announced on the mailing list and twitter.

To pay for membership, please select the corresponding membership type from the drop down menu below, and press the Pay Now button to enter your payment details with PayPal.

If you wish to sign up for ISBA membership with an email other than your paypal account (e.g. institutional account), please put your preferred email address in the SELLER INSTRUCTIONS section!

Membership Types
Click here on how to pay without PayPal account!

Some countries allow you to pay without a PayPal account..

If so, after pressing the 'Buy now' button above, you should see a menu like this

Here you can simply press the 'pay with credit or debit card' or 'continue without a guest account' button.

If you do not see such a button, we are currently working on other options for paying for membership. Please watch the ISBA social media/mailing list for updates.

👩🏿‍🎓 If you register with a student membership, please send proof of your enrollment status (e.g., photo of student ID, letter from supervisor, institutional certificate, etc.) to

For any other enquiries please contact the treasurer via: