Any university professor can become a member of the DHV*
* (university professor, professor at an academic college, professor at an academy of art and music, supernumerary professor, honorary professor, lecturers with postdoctoral degrees) at a university, an academic college or at an academy of art and music in Germany as well as any German professor at a university, academic college or at an academy of art and music abroad.
Any junior professor or person preparing a postdoctoral thesis can join the DHV.
Membership requires the approval of the executive board of the DHV. The applicant determines when membership should commence.
The DHV finances its work through its members subscription fees. The membership fees are graded according to working position at the university.
Notices of withdrawal take effect at the end of the calendar year, if they have arrived at the office by 1st Dezember of the respective year. Notices of withdrawal that arrive later take effect at the end of the following year.
Annual membership fees 2021:
- C4, W3, C3, W2: Euro 224,-
- all other professors and up-and-coming academics including those abroad: Euro 130,-
- professor emeritus, pensionary: Euro 121,-
Application for membership
Applicants, who do not (yet) fulfil the requirements for membership in the DHV (i.e. those holding or working on a doctoral degree, professors of universities of applied sciences without postdoctoral degrees), can sign a service contract with the DHV.