Stay current in the fast-paced world of investment management by joining the largest association of investment professionals in Germany!

CFA Society Germany offers three membership categories to suit your needs depending on your professional experience. With your local membership you can actively support us in our mission to set higher standards of professionalism and ethics in the German investment industry and raise the reputation of the CFA® charter in Germany.

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Stay Current with Continuing Education (CE)

In the fast changing environment of the investment industry it is important to stay up to date. CFA Society Germany annually offers more than 80 events in 7 German cities – from expert lectures and workshops to informal get-togethers and networking occasions. Members attend most of these events for free.

Raising awareness of the CFA® charter

CFA Society Germany is in a regular discourse with key-stakeholders – be it regulators, political decision-makers or industry representatives and employers – to increase awareness and recognition of the CFA charter in Germany. Your support as a member makes this possible.

Build your Network!

The community of CFA Society Germany members spans a network of more than 2,800 like-minded investment professionals all over Germany. Through our continuously growing membership we are able to raise the value of the CFA charter in Germany and push to set higher standards in the investment community, thus helping to shape the investment profession in Germany.

Members-Only Content

CFA Society Germany members have exclusive access to additional services such as videos of CFA lectures, our specialized CFA Job-Portal and studies issued by CFA Society Germany and CFA Institute.

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Regular Membership

You can apply for Regular Membership with CFA Institute and CFA Society Germany if you have at least 4,000 hours of relevant work experience accumulated in a minimum of 36 months and have passed Level 1 of the CFA® Program. Regular members have voting rights in CFA Society Germany’s annual general meeting. 

Our membership year runs from 01 July to 30 June. The price for Society membership is 120US$.

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership is suitable if you do not intend to participate in the CFA Program or if you do not yet met the requirements for regular membership. You can apply for membership with CFA Institute and CFA Society Germany via the CFA Institute website. To become an Affiliate Member of CFA Society Germany you need at least 24 months of professional work experience.

Our membership year is 01 July to 30 June. The current price for Society Affiliate Membership is 120US$.

Become an Affiliate member now.

CFA Society Germany Candidate Membership

CFA Society Germany gives CFA Program candidates the unique opportunity to benefit from membership offerings, such as expert lectures and networking events, even before completing the CFA Charter. In addition, the Candidate Membership includes various exclusive benefits such as a special LinkedIn group for sharing experiences and forming learning groups.

Candidate Membership costs EUR 75 per year. The membership year begins upon registration and membership is not automatically renewed.