Membership fee

Membership fee

On the basis of Section 10 (2) of the statutes of the German Chemical Society eV, the general meeting on September 11, 2020 decided on the contribution regulations for the contribution year 2021. The amount of the membership fee depends on the type of membership and the respective performance of individual member groups.

Contribution classes

Ordinary members

Annual fee ? 120.00

Ordinary members are: People working in chemistry and related fields as well as other people from Germany and abroad interested in chemical and molecular sciences

Agreement GDCh / VAA double membership (total annual fee ? 200.00)
Annual fee GDCh ? 100.00

GDCh-VAA double membership - application only possible in the first 5 years after entering professional life. The annual fee for full GDCh-VAA members is each
? 100.00 GDCh and ? 100.00 VAA.

Ordinary double members

Annual fee ? 90.00 This fee category applies to people who belong to both the German Chemical Society and one of the following associations:

     

  • German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry eV (DBG)
  • Society for Chemical Technology and Biotechnology eV (DECHEMA)
  • German Society for Electroplating and Surface Technology eV (DGO)
  • Society for Toxicological and Forensic Chemistry (GTFCh)
  • German Glastechnische Gesellschaft eV (DGG)
  • German Physical Society eV (DPG)
  • Kerntechnische Gesellschaft eV (KTG)
  • German Association for Gas and Water (DVGW)
  • Steel Institute (VDEh)
  • German Association for Water Management, Sewage and Waste (DWA) eV
  • Association of Electrical, Electronics and Information Technology eV (VDE)
  • German Scientific Society for Oil, Natural Gas and Coal eV (DGMK)
  • Association of German Foundry Experts eV (VDG)
  • Society for Metallurgists and Miners eV (GDMB)
  • Association of German Engineers (VDI)
  • Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)

Members international

Annual fee ? 90.00


People who live abroad and are currently only members of another chemical society abroad, with which the GDCh maintains friendly relations, can acquire the status of an international member upon application. The same applies to foreigners who are temporarily living in Germany as part of a posting.

Full double members GÖCH

Annual fee ? 70.00 (residence in Austria)

Retired Members

Annual fee ? 70.00

(on request; from the age of 58 with early retirement)

Lifetime membership

People who have been a member of the GDCh for at least 25 years can apply for a lifelong membership in the GDCh by paying a one-off payment. The amount of the one-off payment depends on various parameters such as B. the age at the time of application. The individual calculation takes place via the following link: https://www.gdch.de/lebenslang

Jobless full members

Annual fee ? 30.00

(on request) Please enclose a certificate from the Employment Agency.
The first year of unemployment is free of charge.

Young members

Annual fee ? 70.00

The following are listed as young members: regular GDCh members up to three years after completing their doctorate or, in the case of colleagues who have not received a doctorate, up to three years after entering professional life. Applications for guiding as young member should be addressed to the GDCh headquarters with an indication of promotion or date of the start of occupation

Agreement GDCh / VAA double membership (total annual fee ? 100.00)
Annual fee GDCh ? 50.00

GDCh-VAA double membership - application only possible in the first 5 years after entering professional life. The annual fee for full GDCh-VAA members is each
? 50.00 GDCh and ? 50.00 VAA.

The following are listed as young GDCh / VAA members: full GDCh members up to two years after completing their doctorate or, in the case of colleagues who have not received a doctorate, up to two years after entering professional life. Applications for guiding as young member should be addressed to the GDCh headquarters with an indication of promotion or date of the start of occupation

Student members

Annual fee ? 30.00 (first calendar year free of charge *)

The student status can be claimed up to the completion of the doctorate, but no more than the age of 31. In justified individual cases, the status beyond the age of 31 can be granted upon application. The status is granted only up to the beginning of the professional life or up to the completion of the doctorate. A part-time course or a second, professional-qualifying course does not justify the entitlement to student membership. The student ID must be enclosed with the application for student membership.

Agreement GDCh / VAA double membership (on request)

The student GDCh-VAA double membership does not entail any additional costs. VAA membership for students is included in the GDCh membership fee of ? 30.00. This does not change until the end of my studies - at the latest when I turn 31 - and the transition to the GDCh-VAA young member. The annual fee for GDCh-VAA young members is ? 100.00 and includes all services of both organizations (? 200.00 annual fee as a full member after a period of two years following the young membership).

* Student members and other members in training are free of charge in the first calendar year. This means that if you join before June 30, the first annual fee of 30 euros is not charged and if you join after July 1, the current and the following calendar year remain free of charge.

Members in training

Annual fee ? 30.00

This status applies to other people interested in chemical and molecular sciences who are in vocational or school education, that is, who are not enrolled as a student at a university. Proof of training must be attached to the application.

Associate members

Annual contribution of ? 40.00 can be made to people from Germany and abroad whose training does not come from the field of chemistry and related areas and / or who do not work in this area and who are only involved in one of the specialist groups and / or the Sections of society are interested.

Special contribution

Annual fee ? 70.00

The reduced special fee is applied to ordinary members who have to accept temporary reductions in income. Furthermore, the special status applies to partnerships, whereby both persons must be GDCh members, but only one copy of the membership Nachrichten aus der Chemie (NCh) is obtained. One of the two persons must be a full, fully paying GDCh member.

Supporting members

Basic contribution companies
on demand

Basic fee for institutes and libraries
? 152.00

Students watch out!

Student members remain contribution-free in the first calendar year and can the GDCh know any problems.

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