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The Society for German-American Studies welcomes membership applications from individuals. Societies, libraries, and other organizations with an interest in German-American Studies may subscribe to the Society’s publications.

Member Benefits

  • Members receive the Society’s Newsletter three times a year.
  • Members receive a copy of the Yearbook of German-American Studies and any special supplemental issues during a given calendar year, if they pay their membership dues by April 1. 
  • Members are eligible to apply to the Albert Bernhardt Faust Research Fund and the Karl J. R. Arndt Publication Fund for support of scholarly efforts in the field of German-American Studies.
  • An Annual Symposium is organized for the benefit of members and scholars in the field of German-American Studies.
  • Members are eligible to submit articles for publication in the Yearbook and papers for presentation the Annual Symposium.

Memberships (except life memberships) run from January 1 to December 31. Membership payments received after November 1 will be credited toward the following calendar year. 

Membership Category Price
Student $15
Regular $30
Joint (one address) $40
Life (may be paid in 5 annual installments) $500
Institution (library, society, organization, business) $40

If you require an invoice, please write to the appropriate Membership Chair:

North America:
Antje Petty
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Dr. Katja Hartmann
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation