Just visit our new member register and follow the quick instructions to become a member of the European Society of Arachnology.


Regular member: 30 EUR/year
Student member: 15 EUR/year
Lifetime member: 500 EUR

Recommended payment: Besides paying by bank transfer or Paypal (both with fees), paying cash at a conference is the easiest manner. If you pay several years in advance, you also have the ESA member discount for the next conference fees. Payment via other arachnological societies is no longer possible.

Payment by bank transfer

Payment by bank transfer

Natural History Museum Bern, Bernastrasse 15, CH 3005 Bern
IBAN: CH08 0839 7020 0200 8490 1
DC Bank, CH-3000 Bern 7

Please indicate for which year(s) the membership fee is being paid.
All bank charges are to be paid by the member.

Payment with PayPal

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To cover the transaction costs of PayPal, the fees are slightly higher than the mere membership fees.


Conference fee discount: ESA members who pay their ESA membership fee before 31 March are guaranteed the ESA member discount for the ECA (European Congress of Arachnology) of the corresponding year.

Waived fees: members without a permanent job, students lacking a scholarship and/or live in countries where the economical situation is presently harsh may apply for “waived fees”, by sending an application letter with their argumentation for “waived fees” to the ESA membership secretary.



For questions concerning your payments please contact our book keeper Pascale Jenni from the Natural History Museum of Bern (pascale.jenni(a)