There are many good reasons to join the Mendelssohn-Gesellschaft:

  • You will find yourself amidst a network of researchers and writers, historians, and readers, in short: the friends of Moses Mendelssohn,
    Dorothea Schlegel, Fanny Hensel, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, and all the many others.
  • You will be a supporter of the only historical society in the world dedicated to researching and paying tribute to all the many branches of
    the Mendelssohn family as a unique microcosm of civic engagement and German-Jewish history.
  • You will receive, free of charge, a copy of the journal “Mendelssohn-Studien,” published every two years by Wehrhahn Verlag (in German).
    Each volume contains scholarly articles on modern German cultural history, along with the most recent research findings concerning the
    members of the Mendelssohn family. You will also have the opportunity to acquire some of the earlier issues of the Mendelssohn-
    Studien at reduced prices.
  • You will receive invitations to all events, concerts, readings, lectures, exhibitions, and excursions.
  • You will receive the Newsletter with regular updates and comprehensive information.
  • You will be able to purchase tickets to the events held at the Mendelssohn Remise at a reduced (student) rate.
  • You will be part of a network of interested citizens who are committed to an understanding and appreciation of history that is a living
    part of the present, who assume civic responsibility, and who enjoy good music and intellectual stimulation. A great opportunity to get
    to know interesting people, in other words!
  • You will be able to demonstrate your own civic commitment, in the best tradition of the Mendelssohn family! By your membership dues,
    you are contributing towards the publication and dissemination of the research done into German cultural history, and towards
    commemorating the work of the members of the Mendelssohn family and preserving it as our cultural heritage.

Annual dues are

  • Individual membership: EUR 30.00
  • Dual membership: EUR 35.00
  • Corporate sponsorship: EUR 50.00
  • Sustaining membership: EUR 30.00 plus a minimum donation of EUR 300.00

To become a member, all you need to do is fill out the Membership application and send it to us.

Please see our Articles more information about our Society.