Welcome to the Yale Club of Germany

What we do:

  • We connect Yalies in Germany for networking and lifelong learning activities such as Stammtisch/FebClub meetings, lectures, community service events, etc. (sometimes in cooperation with alumns from other Ivy League schools)
  • We organize social and cultural events open to the public
  • We interview German applicants to Yale

Join us:

Are you an alumnus of any Yale school, a current Yale student, a scholar spending time in Germany, or a friend of Yale? Welcome to our networking and life-long learning activities!

Regular meetings take place in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. We have occasional events in Hamburg Düsseldorf and Stuttgart. To hear about our upcoming events:

All our events are community-organized! Do you have ideas for events – or are you interested in organizing an event yourself? Get in touch with us!


The Future of Democracy

Watch the 2022 World Economic Forum Discussion session with two Yalies: Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University and Daniel Kurtz-Phelan (Yale ’03), Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Affairs Other speakers: Christopher A. Coons, Senator from Delaware (D), United States…
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The War in Ukraine – Panel discussion with Timothy Snyder, Anne Applebaum and Yuval Noah Harari

Watch Yale Prof. Timothy Snyder, Yalie Anne Applebaum and Yuval Noah Harari discuss the war in Ukraine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9FDabcyPWk
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War in Ukraine – Panel discussion Yale Jackson Institute

Jackson experts shed light on Russia’s ‘war of conquest’ in UkraineIn the aftermath of Russia’s shocking invasion of Ukraine, the Jackson Institute convened a panel of Yale experts to offer insight on the unfolding situation and a short history of…
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Upcoming Events

2022 Stanford Summer Event Invitation for the Ivy Circle in July
Sun Jul 10
16:00 - 20:00
Cordial invitation to 2022 summer event on July 10th in Berlin. Dear Ivy Circle members, alumni, students, friends and family. As our soul mates and...
Yale Club Beer Garden Stammtisch in Munich
Wed Jul 27
18:00 - 23:00
NOTE: JUNE 24TH CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN. NEW DATE: Join us in Munich for an evening of cheer at the Chinese Tower beer garden. It...
Commanding Hope / The Power We Have to Renew a World in Peril
Wed Oct 5
19:00 - 20:30
Munich Dialogues on Democracy
Frightening pandemics, terrible inequality, racism and poverty, rising political authoritarianism, the inescapable climate crisis, and the resuscitated danger of nuclear war. We know the story. Some...
Strongmen / How illiberal leaders consolidate power and how they can be defeated
Wed Oct 19
19:00 - 20:30
Munich Dialogues on Democracy
Ours is the age of the strongman, of heads of state who damage or destroy democracy, use masculinity as a tool of political legitimacy, and...


The Yale Club is always looking for alumni to interview local high-school students who are applying to Yale College. To help out, please sign up as volunteer on the ASC website or e-mail our ASC director, Rebecca Haltzel-Haas.

Contributions / Donations

The Club does not assess dues, but asks its members to make an modest annual contribution.

€20 – €50 is suggested, but any amount is welcome. This will help fund Club activities such as alumni events, scholarships, essay prizes, lectures, the Munich Dialogues on Democracy, …

About the Yale Club e.V.


President (Erste Vorsitzende)
Bartley Großerichter
(Yale College ’88)

Vice-President (Zweiter Vorsitzender)
Alexander Schmitt Glaeser
(LLM ’89)

Treasurer (Kassenwart)
Hans Christian Siller
(GSAS ’12)

Alumni Schools Committee
Rebecca Haltzel-Haas
(Yale College ’90)

Data Protection Officer
Jana Striezel
(LLM ’02)

We always welcome active members willing to commit to serving a 2-year term as a board member! Get in touch for details.

We are a registered e.V. and recognized as a charitable organization. Donations to the club are tax-deductible.

For additional information regarding our goals and activities: