You join SAAS by paying the annual membership fee. Membership is SEK 450 per year, and payable to Swedish plusgiro 121 65 44-5. PhD candidates and students pay a reduced membership fee of SEK 350 per year. Make sure to clearly write your institutional affiliation and email address. For questions, please contact our treasurer, Chloe Avril.

For overseas payments, the following information might be necessary:
IBAN: SE85 9500 0099 6034 1216 5445

Membership Benefits
SAAS members also become members in the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS), and in the European Association for American Studies (EAAS). Members receive the EAAS Newsletter and two NAAS publication: the academic journal American Studies in Scandinavia and the NAAS Newsletter.

Cutoff Dates
To receive full benefits of the annual membership, you need to each year pay the membership fee by March 31. For any fees payed after October 1, the full membership will be transferred to the subsequent calendar year. Below are the cutoff dates for the benefits of the SAAS membership.

January 1–March 31

  • American Studies in Scandinavia No. 1 & 2
  • Full SAAS membership for the current calender year

April 1–September 31

  • American Studies in Scandinavia No. 2
  • Full SAAS membership for the current calender year

October 1–December 31

  • American Studies in Scandinavia no. 1 & 2 the following calendar year
  • Full SAAS membership the following calender year

Note of explanation: the cutoff dates are in place for administrative reasons. Since SAAS is a sub-association of NAAS, and thus a member association of EAAS, we have implemented the cutoff dates to facilitate our processing of the journal subscription and the annual dues to NAAS and EAAS.