Benefits of Membership

SI membership has numerous advantages. In addition to active networking with like-minded colleagues, the SI offers regular events and continuous training.

The special interest groups of the SI organize over 45 events annually. These regular presentations, meetings and discussions make it easy for our members to meet and interact. In this way you can stay up-to-date and regularly receive new and updated information on the specific topics that interest you personally and professionally.

  • As a member of the SI, you are part of a well-known, active network of computer scientists and people from related professions.
  • As a club we are constantly growing and are interested in making it easy for our members to meet and network.
  • Our events calendar provides up-to-date information about current national and international events.
  • The SI supports all special interest groups and their boards in organizing events and trips.
  • Free attendance to selected events organized by the SI.
  • Discounts for events of associated organizations.


Members of the SI benefit from discounts at various national and international conferences, seminars and tutorials. The specific discounts are listed in theevents calendar.

Association Agreement with the GI (German Informatics Society)

SI members are automatically associate members of the GI and can take advantage of all benefits offered to associated GI-members. This includes:

  • Access to the IEEE CS digital library at the special price of 135, - EUR.
  • Preferential rates for various magazines and books.
  • Special rates for various hotel chains and car rental.

If you wish to claim these benefits, you should contact the GI directly. For details, see



Other discounts

  • SI members receive a discount on ACM membership
  • 20% discount on JavaSPEKTRUM / OBJEKTspektrum
  • 15% discount on S & S publications (Java Magazine / Mobile Technology ....)