Become a member of the DJJV and get a benefit from an active network with about 700 members, amongst them lawyers from Germany and Japan as well as companies, institutions and legal practitioners. Furthermore, as a member you have the following advantages:


Members receive approximately twice a year, the ZJapanR, the Journal of Japanese law, which is released/ published in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (MPI), Hamburg.

The DJJV regularly organizes lectures and comparative law symposiums for its members on special subjects.

With regular meetings in different cities, the DJJV supports the exchange of information with colleagues and cross-border cooperation.

The DJJV offers its members the possibility to publishing and linking their contact details on the internet page.



  Students and young jurists
(till the age of 30) 35,- Euro
  Individuals 75,- Euro  
  Company 145,- Euro  






The Association is a nationwide represented association which is nonpartisan. In accordance to the notice of exception from the tax office of Hamburg (St-Nr.17/412/00747) dated 23 October 2014, which makes reference to Section 5 Abs. Nr. 9 of the Cooperate tax law and Section 3 Nr. 6 of the Trade tax law, the association is exempted from paying cooperate tax and trade tax respectively.

The Association supports the following charitable aims:
- The support of public and professional education as well as of students
- To not only support but also contribute to the international mindedness of tolerance in all areas of culture and the thinking of international understanding among people.

The DJJV is entitled to issue appropriate allowance confirmations regarding donation/membership fees.