member services

Regardless of whether you are a graduate student, experienced scholar, or an institutional member, your membership in the GSA comes with many benefits:

  • Individual membership:
    • A subscription to the German Studies Review, a scholarly journal published three times each year. Members receive a print subscription and online access to the journal via Project MUSE (log in using your GSA member ID and password)
    • Eligibility to serve on session panels at the GSA Conference
    • Two issues per year of the GSA Newsletter with updates on key information for German Studies scholars
    • Access to member networks and forums focused on specific disciplines and research interests
  • Institutional membership:
  • Graduate institutional membership further includes:
    • One 1/2 page in the German Studies Review
    • Complimentary 1-year GSA memberships for graduate students and/or non-tenure track/contingent faculty at your institution

All membership categories cover the period Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 regardless of when the membership is purchased. Dues payments made between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31 will be credited to membership for the upcoming year. Join today or renew your membership online. Charges on your credit card will appear as JHUP. 

New Members: Click on "join GSA" on the left menu. 

Current GSA members can *log in here*.

For inquiries about membership and associated forms, please contact the JHU Press Customer Service Department or GSA Director of Operations Benita Blessing

Please visit our FAQ page to find answers to some common questions.

The GSA offers a number of membership options:

Income below $50,000

$     40.00

Income between $50,001 and $70,000

$   110.00

Income between $70,001 and $90,000

$   130.00

Income between $90,001 and $110,000

$   155.00

Income between $110,001 and $150,000

$   170.00

Income greater than $150,000

$   185.00

Life member (one-time payment)

  $ 1000.00

Institutional member

$   250.00

Graduate institutional member

$   500.00