Membership

Become a member of the International Gutenberg Society!

We are looking forward to you! Support the goals of the Gutenberg Society, participate in many events, get to know like-minded persons and dilate your knowledge about book history, typography, lettering history and media history. Become a member today!

Here you can find the application form.

Get to know us and become a  free trial member of the Gutenberg Society for one year.

For family members, we also offerfamily membership. Enjoy all the advantages of membership in the Gutenberg Society without the need for a yearbook.

Here you can download our information brochure. You can find more infomation about us also on this homepage or by phone. We are pleased to help you.

Reductions on entries, lectures and events

The aim of the International Gutenberg Society is, above all, to promote students who are interested in the history and present of the art of printing. Instead of the annual fee of € 72.- students pay only half, but receive the same benefits, such as free admission to the Mainz Gutenberg Museum and invitations to all events of the society.

Members of the Gutenberg Society have free admission to the Gutenberg Museum and receive the annual Gutenberg Yearbook free of charge as well as invitations to the colloquia and lecture events of the society.

Your advantages as a member

By becoming a member of the International Gutenberg Society e.V. you benefit in many ways:

  •      Every year you receive the current yearbook free of charge
  •      Guests receive free admission to the Gutenberg Museum
  •      You have the opportunity to participate in our exclusive event program tailored to our members
  •      You can make valuable contacts at the annual general meeting
     

Conditions and contribution

Natural and legal persons can join. Each member contributes through his annual contribution to the study of printing and bookkeeping and supports the Gutenberg Museum.

Once a year in June, an ordinary general meeting takes place in Mainz, to which all members are invited eight weeks before the date by the president.

Donations to the Gutenberg-Gesellschaft are tax deductible, since the company is recognized as a charitable organization for the promotion of science. (Last exemption decision of the tax office Mainz-Mitte from 13.7.2006, tax number 26/656/0107/4)

The current membership fee is 72 Euro per year and is reduced by half for students (36 Euro).
 

Registration

If you would like to become a member of Gutenberg Society, please print out the application form and send the completed form to the office.
Application for membership (PDF)

Application for trial membership (PDF)

Application for family membership (PDF)