Joining the Federation of Astronomical Societies

If your society wishes to join the FAS you should contact the Vice President. In this communication you should provide sufficient outline detail to be presented to Council for approval. Detailed guidelines on this procedure can be found in the Joining the FAS document. Please read this first and supply the evidence required to the FAS membership secretary.

Contact the Vice President if you wish to obtain a copy of our guidance on Setting Up & Running an Astronomical Society.

Member societies  must abide by the Constitution (FAS Constitution 2022 – agreed at FAS AGM Oct 23rd 2022).

FAS Subscription rates for 2024-25

Size of SocietyEarly Payment Discount*
(no end date this year)
Standard subscription
Small – 15 members or fewer£ 10.00£ 15.00
Medium – 16 to 50 members£ 20.00£ 30.00
Large – 51+ members£ 30.00£ 45.00

Contact and queries

For any membership enquires please contact our Vice President.

Benefits of FAS membership

If you wish to know more about the benefits of FAS membership, please see our page on services that we provide and the benefits of FAS membership slideshow .

Membership Data Protection: Before joining you should read our data protection policy .