A Member may be anyone active in audio engineering or acoustics who has an academic degree or the equivalent in scientific or professional experience in audio engineering and its allied arts and is familiar with the application of engineering principles and data in that field.

An Associate Member may be anyone who has an interest in audio engineering and in the society objectives, but who does not yet have the degree or the equivalent in professional experience required of a Member. Associate membership includes all the privileges except voting, holding office or chairmanships.

A Student Member may be anyone interested in audio who is enrolled in a recognized school, college or university. As with Associate Members, Student Members may not vote or serve on committees except in a local chapter.

Benefits of Membership

Membership application

You can apply for membership of the Audio Engineering Society online here.

Sustaining Membership

Sustaining Membership is available to organizations in communications, manufacturing, research and allied areas of the audio and acoustic fields. Sustaining Members help to support the society through contributions and receive recognition in the Journal and at all AES technical meetings.

To learn more about sustaining membership, please click here.