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  • If you prefer to pay by check, please download the SVU Application Form: | PDF |
    and send it to
    Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU)
    4410 Massachusetts Ave., NW #174
    Washington, DC 20016
    along with your check. To speed up your registration, you can email scans/photos of your application and your check to
  • By joining the SVU you explicitly agree to receive emails from the SVU headquarters and from the SVU Local Chapters that contain internal communications, news, and invitations to events. Please make sure the addresses are added to your white lists/ green lists/ address lists so that the communications reach you safely. Your contact for address changes:

Membership Dues and Benefits

Dues (per year):
  • Individuals … on-line: 40 USD  /by check: 45 USD or 60 CAD
  • Couple Membership … on-line: 45 USD  /by check: 50 USD or 65 CAD
  • Students … on-line: 10 USD  /by check: 15 USD or 20 CAD
  • Institutions … on-line: 100 USD  /by check: 105 USD or 140 CAD
  • Individuals in the Czech Republic and Slovakia … on-line only: 20 USD
  • Quarterly newsletter Zprávy SVU – printed and electronic
  • Link to member’s website on a dedicated list Members’ Websites 
  • Promotion of member’s publications and awards in Members’ News and in the newsletter
  • Opportunity for networking with SVU members at universities and other institutions throughout the world
  • Opportunity for cross-generational and interdisciplinary exchange, mentoring, and cooperation
  • Membership in the SVU professional networking group on LinkedIn
  • Members can take part in Scholarship Monitoring
  • Members can publish in Zprávy newsletter and Kosmas magazine
  • Members can vote in SVU elections and referendums
  • Members can serve on SVU committees and as officers of the Executive Board
  • Members can create a new SVU Chapter (under conditions stipulated by the SVU Bylaws)
  • Members can initiate and organize events under the umbrella of SVU
  • Members get discounts on SVU publications and partnered cultural events
  • Members get reduced registration fees for SVU Conferences and SVU World Congresses
  • Group advantages for SVU Institutional Members