With an annual membership of roughly 500, the German Society is one of the largest and most active societies on campus and one of the largest German student societies anywhere in the world outside Germany. The society promotes an interest in German culture, politics, business and language. Beside various social and cultural events, the German Society organises an annual German Symposium which was held for the 19th time from 4th to 7th February 2020. The German Symposium has become a regular fixture on the LSE Events' Calendar and has received attention far beyond the boundaries of the United Kingdom. In recent years, notable persons representing German politics (Angela Merkel, Wolfgang Schäuble, Gerhard Schröder, Olaf Scholz, Ursula von der Leyen) , culture (Charlotte Knobloch, Berthold Kohler, Robert Zollitsch), business (Alexander Dibelius, Joe Kaeser, Jürgen Fitschen), media (Peter Frey, Ranga Yogeshwar) and sports (Jens Lehmann, Hans-Joachim Watzke) have held lectures and participated in discussions at the German Symposium.

Members will benefit from exclusive early access to free tickets for the German Symposium 2020. 

If you want to get to know the exceutive commitee, fellow members and ways to get involved in the German Society, visit just our monthly Stammtisch or write us an email.

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German Informal Event Ticket:

This is a pass for one of the informal events at the LSE German Symposium from 3rd to 7th February.

After having been allocated a place in an informal event, please purchase this ticket for £5.This ticket is only valid if you have been allocated a place in an informal event during the German Symposium. Please click here to be considered for attendance at an informal event.


Please note that you can only access an informal event if you have an invitation and purchased a ticket. Both will be checked upon entry.

If you have purchased a ticket without having been allocated to an informal event you won’t qualify for a refund.


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