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American Women's Club of Hamburg

Applying to Become a Member

Club Year: January 1 through December 31
Annual Dues: 39€ per year (Please note that membership dues are to be paid in January by each member or throughout the year by any new member. Club dues are NOT prorated.)


Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in becoming a member of the American Women's Club of Hamburg!

You may apply in one of two ways:

  • Fill out our online application form


  • Download the membership application, print both pages and fill them out, and (snail) mail them to our Membership Chairwoman (address is included on the form). The application is available as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document: Microsoft Word | Adobe PDF

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Your request will usually be processed within a week and you’ll receive an email with further details. In order to protect the rights of our members, the information on this form will not be given out or used for any commercial purposes.

Membership dues are 39€ per year to be paid in January by each member or throughout the year by any new member. We don’t offer reduced rates since our yearly dues have been lowered.

Reasons to become a member:

  • Connecting with a diverse group of women who share the American experience (and yes - we accept member of all nationalities)
  • Having a ready-made social connection to others worldwide
  • Discovering things about living in Hamburg and Germany that you didn't know before
  • Orientation to Hamburg, or even Germany, for new comers
  • Introduction to more parts of of the city of Hamburg through widespread members
  • Find out that there actually are English speaking people living near me
  • Attend and vote at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) coming up in January of each year
  • Attend and vote at the Open Board Meetings once a month
  • Automatic FAWCO membership with access to the site, Facebook group and all events
  • All kinds of club events and activities such as Stitch’n’Bitch, Film group, Opera group, Book club, After Work Drinks - Girls’ Night Out, Lunch’N’Learns, Workshops, Day Trips, movie nights and many many more
  • Celebrate US holidays and add some American festivities from 4th of July to Thanksgiving
  • Access to our membership section on our website www.awchamburg.org
  • Access to our internal Facebook membership group


Ultimate responsibility for all decisions regarding application for membership rests with the board, whose rulings are binding. After the board has approved your application, you will be asked to transfer the membership dues to our bank account. Your membership becomes effective when we have received BOTH your membership form AND your payment. We accept payment by bank transfer (Überweisung) only.

After approval through the Membership Chairwoman please transfer your yearly dues of 39€ including your full name to our bank account:
American Women´s Club of Hamburg e.V. 

Sparda Bank Hamburg 

BLZ: 206 905 00

Konto-Nr.: 0000 911 771
If needed please note: IBAN DE75 2069 0500 0000 9117 71 Swift/BIC GENODEF1S11

If you have any questions, please contact our Membership Chair.


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