membership fee

membership fee

On the basis of § 10 No. 2 of the statutes of association of the German Chemical Society , the General Assembly meeting on September 3, 2021 decided on the contribution regulations for the contribution year 2022. The amount of the membership fee depends on the type of membership and the respective performance of individual groups of members.

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 who are interested in chemical and molecular sciences

Agreement GDCh/VAA double membership (annual fee total € 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 GDCh-VAA full members is
€ 100.00 GDCh and € 100.00 VAA.

Ordinary Dual Members

Annual fee € 90.00

This contribution 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 Engineering and biotechnology (DECHEMA)
  • German Society for Electroplating and Surface Technology eV (DGO)
  • Society for Toxicological and forensic chemistry (GTFCh)
  • German Glass Technology Society (DGG)
  • German Physical Society (DPG)
  • Nuclear Technology Society (KTG)
  • German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW)
  • Steel Institute (VDEh)
  • German Association for Water Management, Sewage and Waste (DWA) eV
  • Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE)
  • German Scientific Society for Sustainable Energy Sources, Mobility and Carbon Cycles (DGMK)
  • Association of German Foundry Specialists (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


Persons who live abroad and have only been members of another chemical society abroad with which the GDCh maintains friendly relations can apply for the status of an international member. The same applies to foreigners who are temporarily living in Germany as part of a worker posting.

Ordinary double members GÖCH

Annual fee € 70.00 (resident in Austria)

retired members

Annual fee € 70.00

(upon application; from the age of 58 in the case of early retirement)

Lifetime membership

Persons who have been a member of the GDCh for at least 25 years can apply for lifelong membership in the GDCh by paying a one-time fee. The amount of the one-off amount 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

Unemployed ordinary members

Annual fee € 30.00

(upon application) Please enclose a certificate from the Employment Agency.
The first year of unemployment is free of contributions.

junior members

Annual fee € 70.00

The following are listed as young members: Ordinary GDCh members up to three years after completing their doctorate or, for colleagues who have not obtained a doctorate, up to three years after starting their professional life. Applications for leadership as a young member are to be addressed to the GDCh Office office, stating the date of the doctorate or the start of the professional activity

Agreement GDCh/VAA double membership (annual fee total € 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 GDCh-VAA full members is
€ 50.00 GDCh and € 50.00 VAA.

The following are listed as young GDCh/VAA members: Ordinary GDCh members up to two years after completing their doctorate or, in the case of colleagues without a doctorate, up to two years after entering professional life. Applications for leadership as a young member are to be addressed to the GDCh Office office, stating the date of the doctorate or the start of the professional activity

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, however, up to the end of the 31st year of life. In justified individual cases, the status can be granted beyond the age of 31 upon application. The status is only granted until entry into professional life or until completion of the doctorate. A part-time degree or a second degree that qualifies you for a job does not justify the right to student membership. The student ID must be attached to the application for student membership.

Agreement GDCh/VAA double membership (upon application)

The student GDCh-VAA double membership does not involve any additional costs. The VAA membership for students is included in the GDCh membership fee of €30.00. This only changes when I finish my studies - at the latest when I reach the age of 31 - and the transition to becoming a GDCh-VAA junior 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 30th, the first annual fee of 30 euros will not be charged and if you join after July 1st, the current and the following calendar year will remain fee-free.

members in training

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

This status applies to other persons interested in the chemical and molecular sciences who are in professional or academic training, ie not enrolled as a student in a university. Proof of education must be attached to the application.

Associate Members

Annual contribution € 40.00 can be paid by 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 field and who are only interested in working in one of the Divisions and/or the sections of society are interested.

special contribution

Annual fee € 70.00

The discounted special contribution applies to ordinary members who have to accept a temporary reduction in income upon application. Furthermore, the special status for partnerships applies, whereby both persons must be GDCh members, but only one copy of the membership magazine ' Nachrichten aus der Chemie (NCh) is obtained. One of the two persons must be a full paying GDCh member.

Supporting Members

Basic contribution companies
on request

Basic contribution institutes and libraries
€ 152.00

Attention students and trainees!

Trainees and student members remain free of charge in the first calendar year and can thus easily get to know the GDCh.

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