Our member programme: Added value for you from day one

Workshops and webinars for GEMA members

Staff, members and external presenters introduce you to interesting topics such as: New at GEMA, self-marketing, licensing and distribution, music in film and advertising and many others. You can take part in our workshops and webinars online or offline.

Benefits and perks

We offer you perks in connection with music creation which facilitate your start and everyday life as a professional musician and make it easy to recoup the annual membership fee.

Showcases for performers and bands

If you want to make it big, you need an audience and fans. We enable bands and solo artists to play their music at popular festivals. The Long Night of Music, Reeperbahn Festival, c/o Pop and many others are looking forward to hosting talented newcomers.

Tailor-made insurances for you

Benefit from exclusive insurances which are specifically tailored to the music sector and are adaptable to your individual needs such as in the area of legal and copyright holder protection, instrument insurance or third-party liability insurance.

Testimonials for the member programme

I listened to both interesting webinars today and am, once again, thrilled! I think that all your webinars have a high quality level and am always glad to have the opportunity to participate and learn from them.

Irene Moritz (blm music entertainment GmbH)

This is what a GEMA membership costs for creators

As a composer or lyricist, you pay an admission fee of €107.10 (incl. VAT, net €90.00). Your annual membership fee amounts to €50.00. 

  • We care about newcomers! 

All creators who turn 30 years of age or younger in the year of application for membership and submit their application by 31 October of the current year pay only the membership fee of €50.00. The one-time admission fee of €107.10 (incl. VAT, net €90.00) is waived. So you save right from the start!

We're here for you!

Do you have any questions, suggestions or requests regarding our member programme?
Please e-mail us at mitgliederprogramm@gema.de.