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, which is represented nationwide, is non-partisan. According to the last notice of exemption received by the association from the Hamburg-Nord-17 tax office (St-Nr. 17/412/00747) dated 12.11.2020, the DJJV e.V. is exempted from corporation tax in accordance with § 5 Para. 1 No. 9 of the Corporation Tax Act and from trade tax in accordance with § 3 No. 6 of the Trade Tax Act.

The DJJV promotes in the sense of §§ 51 ff. AO exclusively and directly
the following non-profit purposes:
- Promotion of national and professional education including student aid
  (§ 52 section 2 sentence 1 no. 7 AO)
- Promotion of international attitudes, tolerance in all areas of culture and
  the idea of international understanding
  (§ 52, section 2, sentence 1, no. 13 AO).

The DJJV e.V. is entitled to issue donation receipts for donations made to it for use for these purposes. Donations and membership fees up to 300 Euros can be submitted to a German tax office with a donation receipt (Zuwendungsbestätigung) with the deposit slip of the bank transfer (e.g. a bank statement). For donations up to 300 Euros please use the following simplified donation receipt. For the membership fee, please use the following simplified donation receipt.