About Us

Aims and Activities

We promote the scholarly study of the language, culture, history and society of the Low Countries. We represent the interests of Low Countries Studies.

We publish an award winning journal, Dutch Crossing, we organise academic conferences and student days, and we award research grants, and students prizes.

How to Become a Member

Membership of the ALCS is open to anyone with an academic interest in the Low Countries. You:

  • will receive three issues per year of our award-winning journal Dutch Crossing;
  • are invited to our biennial conferences;
  • can apply for an ALCS research grant;
  • support Dutch Studies as an academic subject in the UK and Ireland.

How to Contact Us

If you have any queries, you can contact us at alcs@sheffield.ac.uk.

Our Executive Committee

Who is running the affairs of the ALCS?