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Ifo Institute

Society Membership

Membership of the Ifo Institute is available to individuals and organisations in Germany and around the world. The Ifo Institute is a registered society according to German law (eingetragener Verein – e.V.) and is governed according to its By-laws. Membership gives the following benefits:

  • free subscription to ifo Schnelldienst, ifo Konjunkturperspektiven, CESIfo World Economic Survey and ifo Newsletter
  • free subscription to EEAG Report on the European Economy
  • free copy of the annual report containing an overview of the Institute’s current activities and studies
  • invitation to the annual meeting with presentations and discussions of economic-policy issues
  • discount on other Institute publications
  • use of the Ifo databases and information services at a special price
  • reduced participation fee for Ifo conferences

Members set their own membership fees. The minimum annual membership fee is currently EUR 400. Because Ifo is a non-profit organisation, the membership fee is tax deductible in Germany.

To become a member of the Ifo Institute, please fill in the membership application form (PDF) and return it by post or fax.

Ifo Honorary Membership

Honorary membership of the Ifo Institute is a rarely awarded mark of recognition for outstanding services to the Institute.


Barbara Hebele

Ifo Institute
Executive Department
Phone: +49(0)89/9224-1693
Fax: +49(0)89/9224-1901
Email: hebele @

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