Benefits of Membership

  • Attend exclusive educational and social programs hosted and led by the worlds foremost experts
  • Networking and leadership opportunities
  • Exclusive invitations to events at Chicago cultural organizations
  • Partner with one of the world’s premier research institutions devoted to the study of the ancient Middle East
  • Plus, get all standard benefits of Associate of the Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures membership


  • Annual contribution of $125 or $10.50 per month
  • Be between the ages of 21 and 45

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  • Invitations to exclusive YP events year-round
  • Free and discounted admission to ISAC programming
  • Up to 20% off ISAC Adult Education Courses
  • In-country travel opportunities
  • Library privileges in the Research Archives
  • 10% off in the Institute gift shop, the Suq, plus seasonal double or triple discounts
  • Free Audio Tour rentals
  • News & Notes, our quarterly ISAC membership magazine

In addition to receiving these benefits, you’ll be supporting all the work done at the Institute, both onsite and in the field.

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