Become a member

As a member of the FGF, you support research, teaching and knowledge transfer in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and German Mittelstand in German-speaking countries. Moreover, membership provides you with many benefits:

  • Access to a unique network of lecturers, practitioners and scientists in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and German Mittelstand
  • Reduced conference fee for the annual G-Forum conference
  • Listing on the FGF expert database
  • Listing in the FGF Speaker Pool
  • Access to different Working Groups of the FGF
  • Carrying out joint events with the FGF
  • Opportunity to join the FGF’s XING group


Companies, institutions and private individuals can become members of the FGF. Various membership categories are available:

  • Student membership (annual fee: EUR 50 per annum)
  • Individual membership (annual fee: EUR 120 per annum)
  • Institutional membership: This type of membership is not linked to any one individual and can be used by companies or institutions (annual fee: from EUR 500 per annum)
  • Stakeholder membership (annual fee: from EUR 2,500 per annum)

The FGF is a non-profit association, therefore the membership fees are tax-deductible. For further information or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Managing Director Ulrich Knaup. You can find the English version of the membership form here.