All those interested in the study of Maltese History are invited to join the Malta Historical Society.

Members of the Malta Historical receive the following benefits:

  • one free printed copy of Melita Historica, the society’s prestigious yearly journal
  • online access to the MHS digital library
  • 20% discount on MHS publications purchased via the online shop
  • regular emails with news on the society’s events, calls for papers, and other information of historical interest
  • pre-publication offers on MHS books
  • voting rights when participating in the Annual General Meeting of the society.

Life membership is given to those who have been paid-up members for forty consecutive years or more, following approval of their new status by the society’s committee.

Prospective members are invited to submit a completed online application form. Should assistance be required, please write to

Membership is open to all those who wish to support the aims of the Malta Historical Society by becoming a member, in one of the following categories:

  •  Regular membership, for one calendar year, renewable annually
  • Student membership, to adults attending a full-time or part-time course offered by a recognized and accredited institution; membership is for one calendar year, and is renewable annually.

MHS Membership Fee

Regular Membership: 1 Year Subscription €20

Student Membership: 1 Year Subscription €10

Subscription for all MHS members in other countries is €30 to cover the yearly postage expense of the Melita Historica journal. 

Membership Form

The personal information provided in this form is protected and used in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. The information requested will be used by The Malta Historical Society for record and management purposes only.