How to become a member

If you are interested in getting to know the Institute and its work better, you are cordially invited to become a member of VdF with the following advantages:

  • be regularly informed via a quarterly report about the Institute’s current activities
  • to receive the biennial, easy-to-understand research report of the Institute,
  • to be invited to quarterly presentations at the institute
  • to get the opportunity, if you like, to support the professional development of a young scientist of your choice from a developing country with 300 € or more per year
  • to participate in the tropical medicine refresher course and all of the Institute's continuing education events at significantly reduced fees, and
  • especially to be invited to our annual summer party!

Please feel free to use this application form.

Of course we would also appreciate a one-time donation to the following bank account:

Vereinigung der Freunde des Tropeninstituts
Deutsche Bank
IBAN:   DE70 2007 0000 0623 4710 00

Upon request you will receive a donation receipt.


  • Ulrike Kolander (VdF)
  • Administration
  • phone: +49 40 285380-402
  • email: