Following paragraph 2 of the GCLA constitution, “applicants for membership are expected to support the goals of the association. Applications for membership to the DGKL/GCLA are addressed to the President of the association and approved by the Governing Board.”

Membership is currently free of charge, but this may change if future GCLA assemblies vote for changes to the constitution accordingly.

You can also apply by emailing the general secretary of the association, Stefan Hartmann: gensec [at] Please state your name, affiliation, and briefly explain your motivation to become a member. Please also indicate if you wish to subscribe to the DGKL / GCLA mailing list. You can also subscribe to and unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time here.

A note on privacy: Your data will be shared with the current board members of the DGKL/GCLA. If you cancel your membership (which you can do at any time by mailing the general secretary), all personal data you submitted will be deleted.