The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


Members are entitled to:

  • Receive annually online and in print form either the Journal of Roman Studies or Britannia or both. Student members receive their journal(s) online only. All members have access to the full archive of back volumes of the journal(s) to which they subscribe (via Cambridge Journals Online).
  • Receive (by email) the biannual e-Newsletter, Epistula.
  • Receive advance notice of forthcoming monographs at special offer prices.
  • Use the library and borrow the Society's books, either in person or by post, while living or resident in the UK.
  • Attend the Society's lectures and other events, of which a programme is circulated in September.


How to Join


Join online here.

Renew your membership here.

Download the application form here.

Printed application forms are available from the Secretary, Roman Society, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU   

You may also download from here the following forms:

The categories of membership are:

Full Members

Full Members receive their journal(s) online and in print form.

Student Members 

Student Members are entitled to all the privileges of full members, except that of voting at meetings. They must be registered at an institution of higher education. Student membership is open to students from any country, whether studying part-time or full-time. Students receive their journal(s) online but may pay an extra £15/US$30 for a print copy. 

Institutional Members

One representative of each UK institution is entitled to all the privileges of full members, except that representatives of overseas institutions may not vote at meetings. Schools pay at the same rate as full members.

Life Members 

Life Members must be over 65 and have been full members of the Society for five years. The current cost of Life Membership is £450/$900 and includes subscription to either the JRS or Britannia. To receive both journals, there is an extra annual subscription of £49/$98. 


Annual Subscription Rates for 2019 & 2020

Full Members & Schools

  Print & Online
 Journal of Roman Studies or Britannia £49/US$98
 Journal of Roman Studies and Britannia £73/US$147

A discounted rate of £48 for one journal and £71 for both is available to Full Members who pay by direct debit

Student Members

  Online Only Print & Online
 Journal of Roman Studies or Britannia £25/US$50 £40/US$102
 Journal of Roman Studies and Britannia £45/US$90  £60/US$120

Student Members receive their journal(s) only online unless they pay extra for a combined subscription to print and online versions.

Institutional Members

Please contact Cambridge University Press for current subscription rates and all other enquiries.

The Roman Society
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Telephone: 020 7862 8727


The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies (The Roman Society) is a registered charity in the UK.

Charity Registration Number: 21064
Company Registration Number: 114442