The Research Society on Alcoholism serves as a meeting ground for scientists in the broad areas of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Society promotes research and the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge.
Membership applications are reviewed and subject to approval by the RSA Membership Committee. Application submission deadlines are January 2, April 1, July 1 and October 1. The Committee conducts their reviews shortly after each of the submission deadline dates and notifications are emailed to applicants by the end of the respective month. The application site is shut down after each of the four submission deadlines to allow the committee to conduct their reviews. The site will reopen around the third week of the respective month.