Support the Paläontologische Gesellschaft with your contribution in its work for research and the public.
As a member you receive:
Please note that as of 2019, an additional fee of € 10.00 will be charged in addition to the annual fee for DVGEO.
Any private person or any legal entity (libraries, institutes, companies) who wishes to support the aims of the Society with a contribution can become a personal member of the Society.
The membership fee depends on the type of membership. The contribution is payable in advance by the end of the 1st quarter of a year by bank transfer, direct debit, credit card or an electronic payment system (PayPal).
The membership fee is tax deductible as a donation. You will receive annual financial statements, which also serve as donation receipts.
|Type of membership||Annual fee from 01.01.2014||applicable to|
|Full membership||EUR 75,-||all legal entities|
|Students||EUR 35,-||Pupils and students up to a maximum of 20 semesters (proof required)|
|PhD students||EUR 45,-||for doctoral students without employment (proof required)|
|Pensioners||EUR 50,-||Members over the age of 65 (proof required)|
|Institute membership||EUR 100,-||Research institutes and public institutions, libraries|
|Corporate Membership||EUR 150,-||Commercial facilities|
|In individual cases special reductions are possible, please contact the treasurer directly|
* Membership is valid for 1 year and is automatically renewed for a further year unless written notice of termination is given in writing by 30.9. of the current year. Since 1.1.2019, 10,- for DVGeo are charged in addition to the annual fee. ** Memberships that are concluded in the current year are valid retroactively for the current year. The already published issues of the PalZ - Paläontologische Zeitschrift and GMIT of the current year will be sent to you.
For members who wish to make outstanding financial contributions to the Society and thus to palaeontological research, we offer the following supporting memberships. The contributions mentioned here are the respective minimum contributions, contributions exceeding this are welcome and can be made at any time.
|Type of membership||Annual fee||valid for/ special performance|
|Supporting member||250,- EUR|
all legal entities; mention by name in the members' area of the websites, as well as "sponsor" for special publications and in the conference proceedings
|Advertising member||500,- EUR||commercial institutions or commercially active persons; placement of the logo on the website of PalGes with link|
|all legal entities; unlimited, perpetual membership, award at the annual meeting, certificate of appointment, and entry in the "Golden Book" of the Society|
Honorary membership can be awarded to members who have rendered outstanding services to the Society or palaeontology. Furthermore, the Society appoints corresponding members who act as multipliers of the Society's objectives in international exchange.
Honorary members and corresponding members are free of charge; membership is for life. Honorary members are also honoured by being named in the archives of the Society.
|Type of membership||Annual fee||Duration / Requirements|
|Honorary Membership||non-contributory||unlimited / perpetual membership is granted by resolution of the managing board to members who have made special contributions to the Society or palaeontology|
|Appointment as corresponding member||non-contributory||for life / by decision of the board of directors to members who act as international multipliers of palaeontological issues|