Membership Categories and Dues

The AES membership year runs July 1-June 30. Dues are prorated after December.

Membership Category
Are professionals with medical degrees eligible?
Annual Dues 
Does this type receive Epilepsia?

Physicians, healthcare providers, scientists

U.S., Canada, or MexicoYes$285Yes
PROFESSIONALHealthcare providers and scientists in epilepsy or related fieldsU.S., Canada, or MexicoNo$130No
INTERNATIONALEpilepsy professionals outside the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.Outside the U.S., Canada, and MexicoYes$165Can add
Epilepsia subscription
for $82
ADVOCATEEmployees of non-profit, non-governmental organizations that support the AES mission and visionAnywhereNo$95No
ASSOCIATEEmployees of for-profit companies involved in the marketing, sales, and/or development of epilepsy-related products or servicesAnywhereYes$285Yes

Individuals in an education or training program in epilepsy or a related field.

Trainees must provide a letter from their program director or supervisor to complete their membership application.


Can add
Epilepsia subscription
for $75


Senior members do not pay dues and cannot vote, serve on committees or the Board, and do not receive Epilepsia.
To see if you qualify for senior membership, please contact the member services team.


If you join
You pay
July 1 - December 31Full year's dues
January 1 - April 30Prorated dues based on the month you join
May 1 - June 30Full year's dues for the upcoming member year; the remaining time in the current membership year is included at no charge


Please contact the member services team at or (312) 883-3800.
(Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CT)

Rates as of April 2019