DBG · Sections

Groups of Experts

Members of the DBG are welcome to found Sections in specialized fields (see §6, statutes). In addition to the Congress "Botanikertagung" the Sections organize scientific symposia in their specific field of work. The following Sections have been appointed by the Board:

Membership in the Sections

Affiliation with a Section is not obligatory for members of the German Botanical Society (DBG). In addition to the membership fee for the DBG, some Sections charge an additional annual membership fee to be able to fulfill their mission. However, for new members, a separate Section membership for up to three years is possible, before finally also joining DBG.