Why become a member?

Advantages of membership

Membership of the GfV offers a whole range of important benefits:

Scientific network

Participation in the working groups and Committees of the GfV - Opportunity to present and discuss own scientific data and to build up a network ('networking')


You will regularly receive the latest information in our newsletter sent by e-mail.

Travel expenses

For doctoral students in particular, we offer grants towards travel expenses in connection with participation in GfV congresses.


Members are granted reduced fees for attending the annual conference.



You can make decisions by participating in general meetings and elections.

Research awards

Every year, the Society of Virology awards various research prizes.


You can send us questions, feedback and requests by e-mail(geschaeftsstelle@g-f-v.org) or by using the contact form.

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