Application form (can be completed online then needs to be saved as PDF and emailed)
Application formdownloadable

Journalists, writers and specialists in European affairs are welcome to join the Association of European Journalists for an annual fee of £40. Membership for journalists under the age of 25 costs £10.

Those attending our lunchtime briefings have the chance to put questions about the issues of the day to our guests, who include politicians, diplomats, senior officials and experts from Britain and across Europe.

A charge of £25 is usually made to cover costs for attendance at our lunchtime meetings. Journalists under the age of 25 pay £10.

For a list of our guests, please see our Events page.

Membership of the AEJ is not a condition of access to the briefings or other meetings.
By joining you express acceptance of our aims and enjoy the benefits of the AEJ network.
After you attend a few of our briefings we hope you consider applying to become a member.

By joining you are also consenting to receive information emails about events from the AEJ UK and to the AEJ UK privacy policy which is noted below. We use your email only to send you details of our events and occasional information about other events of possible interest. And we do not share any of your information with any third party.

For further information, please contact a member of our executive.

Benefits of AEJ membership

  • Access to high-powered monthly briefings over lunch in central London
  • The opportunity to attend the annual congress of the International AEJ
  • Access to seminars and other press events in London open by invitation to AEJ members
  • Advance notice of landmark events backed by the AEJ 
  • Professional links with press organisations in the UK offering facilities and benefits to journalists

 Membership of the Irish Section of the AEJ is open to journalists in Northern Ireland.

Privacy Policy
The AEJ UK retains the minimum amount of data required under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and complies with its privacy rules.

The only information we use is your email address to keep you up to date with AEJ UK events and occasional other relevant events.
As a member or by signing up to our email list you agree to receive emails from the AEJ UK. Your information will be kept until you let us know you no longer wish to receive communications from us.
We do not share any of your information with any third party.

If you have any question or concern about this please email:

Or contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Phone: 0303 123 1113