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Become a Member

Simply fill in the membership application form and press "submit membership application".

Print version

If you want to send us your application in print, you can find a PDF-version of our membership application here.


  • I am a worker, i.e., I am either employed, unem­ployed, self-employed, a wage-earner, pensioner or an apprentice.
  • I am not a boss, i.e, I do not have the power to hire or fire workers.
  • I will not take on a job that contradicts the aims and goals of the FAU.
  • I support the principles of the FAU and will abide by its structures and resolutions.


Living and working in Potsdam?

Since 2020, former comrades from FAU Berlin have founded an independent FAU syndicate in Potsdam. Join there!

I would like to become a member in: Could be the coming month, for example.
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Personal Data
The information will be treated completely confidentially!
Employment data
Please be sure to fill in the following fields - this is important information for your new union!
Type of Employment

Membership fees

Membership fees

The monthly membership fee is 1% of your gross monthly income. The minimum is 2.50 Euros per month. In case of financial difficulties, a deferral of payment can be requested.

Membership fees can be paid via bank standing order, direct debit or in cash.


I will pay  

Account details Necessary in case you have selected to pay via direct debit:
Come as a Friend
Come as a Friend Enter the full name or membership number of a union member you know or who is your contact person at work. By providing this information, you agree that the person indicated will be informed about your application and will receive your call name and email address electronically in order to contact you. This information will help you to get to know the union more quickly and is voluntary:
What happens next?
What happens next?

By submitting this application, I agree to the collection, processing and use of the personal data requested on this form by FAU Berlin for membership administration by means of electronic data processing. My call name, occupation, company and e-mail address will be forwarded to the grassroots structure responsible for me.

I am aware that the application for membership cannot be processed without this consent.

What happens now?

  1. The secretariat will confirm the receipt of your membership application.
  2. After that, a responsible structure will decide on your application and you will receive another notification with information about your membership. Until then, you do not have to pay any dues.

All data will be transmitted in encrypted form and treated confidentially.

Stronger together

Click here to get to the FAU Berlin's English membership formThe FAU Berlin is an independent grassroots union. It is part of the German Free Workers' Union (FAU) federation. Join us, take part, get active.

We'll be back!

FAU Berlin is currently restructuring! This means that we are reducing some of our public activities, to focus on our strategy for the future. Throughout this time we are still providing support to our membership. If you are a member and need assistance, don't hesitate to contact your section/workplace group, or drop into our open Lokal on Fridays.

Intro and advice
Introductory seminar: FAU – How does it work? - Cancelled until further notice.
Open FAU office: Every Friday, 5:00–8:00 PM.
union help desk: always on the 2. and 4. Friday of the month, 6:30 – 7:30 PM.
Please read first!
Tenant rights help desk: Cancelled until further notice.
Advice for worker and business collectives: See the advice page (german) of the union coop // federation.
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Donations welcome

Name: Allgemeines Syndikat Berlin
IBAN: DE45 1605 0000 3703 0017 11
Reason for payment: Donation