Advantages of membership

The German Society of Ophthalmology is the scientific association of German ophthalmologists and the oldest medical society in the world.

The membership fee includes participation in the DOG and AAD congresses at special conditions.

Paying members of the DOG receive the monthly journal Der Ophthalmologe [in German] or alternatively the English language journal “Graefe ‘s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology” at no additional cost.

If the journal “Der Ophthalmologe” is chosen, an additional subscription to “Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology” is available for an additional charge of € 60. The copy(s) at the preferential price is (are) exclusively for the personal use of the member and may not be passed on to libraries and institutes.

Members of the DOG are cordially invited to participate in the DOG Sections and working groups. The cooperation is reserved for DOG members and is free of charge for them.

For all matters concerning membership, please contact the DOG office. You can apply for membership here.

Furthermore, the form is available for download here [form application for membership]. Here you can also find a direct debit authorisation. You can also pay your membership fee by credit card – please fill out the corresponding form in German or Englisch.

DOG-members who have changed their address, status or other information can correct this in their personal MyDOG-account or send the completed and signed change form (PDF) by mail or fax to the office.

Cancellations of membership must be sent in writing to the office by September 30 of a calendar year.