Global civil society activity in Germany

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; it covers an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), with a population of almost 84 million within its 16 constituent states. Germany borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and largest city by population is Berlin and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Germany is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 10719 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Germany is ranked #8 in 2021, with 220 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Munich Tourist Office


Welcome to Munich!

You will encounter the traditional charm of Bavaria and a rich cultural heritage with museums, parks, palaces, churches and the magic of days gone by combined with modern architecture. Munich – a city of art and culture catering from a variety of tastes with its outstanding historical buildings, more than 60 famous theatres as well as 49 museums and collections.

360 different event locations offer a wide range of options to organize congresses, symposia, incentives and events within an exceptional and uniquely customized framework: the possibilities range from the Olympic Stadium to festive brewery halls, from renowned congress hotels, the Hubertus Hall in Nymphenburg Castle, several facilities within the Royal Residence and the famous Deutsches Museum to the state-of-the-art congress center.

The International Congress Center München – ICM - is the most modern conference facility in Europe. With 19 halls – totaling an overall capacity of 6,500 seats the ICM presents an optimal space for large events. The ICM is integrated into the Neue Messe München (New Munich Trade Fair Center) as is the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München that is located in Munich-Freimann. The MOC offers a large exhibition space, conference and seminar rooms and more than 60 units that can be customized to the specific requirements of an event.

Local UIA Partner

Hamburg Convention Bureau


The Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) is Hamburg’s official, non-partisan agency for marketing Hamburg as a destination. Its Conventions unit comprises experienced experts who will navigate you through all planning stages. HCB is well acquainted with the local industry, and will support you in achieving your objectives as swiftly as possible.


Conference bidding

Provides advice from the early stages of the bidding process, which enables HCB to help you compile a bid book and jointly identify services and facilities suited to meeting the requirements specified by the organiser.

Accommodation capacity

For events with a large number of participants, HCB can assist you in securing hotel accommodation. They take care of contacting partner hotels and enquiring about room capacity during the desired event period.

Location scouting

Thanks to HCB's extensive network they can assist you in finding suitable conference facilities and locations and in providing you with a choice of options for your event. As an independent point of contact they can swiftly refer you to relevant contact persons.


HCB organises inspection tours upon request and establishes contact with public authorities, cluster initiatives, businesses and science institutions.

Site inspections

HCB can arrange for a site inspection tour prior to your event so as to give you an overall view of the premises and the local conditions of the relevant venue.


During low demand periods, HCB can support you by providing congress funding.


HCB makes their marketing and communication channels available to you so you can promote your event and publish information relating to your event.

Organizations based in Germany

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics - Potsdam
International Paralympic Committee - Bonn
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing - Hannover
International Federation for Home Economics - Bonn
The Association for International Sport for All - Frankfurt-Main
International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy - Potsdam
International Institute of Public Finance - Munich
International Peace Bureau - Berlin
World University Service - Wiesbaden
Catholic Biblical Federation - St Ottilien
Internationale Vereinigung Sport- und Freizeiteinrichtungen - Cologne
IFOAM - Organics International - Bonn
International Shooting Sport Federation - Munich
International Solar Energy Society - Freiburg
International Academy of Cytology - Freiburg
International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education - Berlin
World Communion of Reformed Churches - Hannover
ETO Consortium - Heidelberg
International Association of Memory - Munich
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies - Göttingen
International Society for Neutron Radiology - Garching
Anatomische Gesellschaft - Erlangen
International Association of Transport and Communications Museums - Nuremberg
OWLS Society - Hannover
International Mine Water Association - Wendelstein

View More profiles (2220) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Germany

2028 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Wendelstein

2026 International Conference on Emergency MedicineInternational Federation for Emergency Medicine - Hamburg

2025 ConferenceEuropean Ceramic Society - Dresden

2025 CongressEuropean Paediatric Neurology Society - Munich

2025 Annual MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry - Mainz

2025 MeetingInternational Federation of Placenta Associations - Erfurt

2024 Annual CongressInternational Union of Marine Insurance - Berlin

2024 World CongressInternational Measurement Confederation - Hamburg

2024 Annual ConferenceInternational Society for Pharmacoepidemiology - Berlin

2024 Annual ChampionshipWorld Association of Marching Show Bands - Rastede

2024 Annual CongressEuropean Society of Human Genetics - Berlin

2024 ConferenceEuropean Orchid Council - Dresden

2024 Annual Meeting and General AssemblyAssociations and Conference Forum - Hamburg

2024 Annual European Conference of Tropical EcologySociety for Tropical Ecology - Berlin

2024 EuroBIC - European Biologic Inorganic Chemistry ConferenceEuropean Biological Inorganic Chemistry ConferenceSociety of Biological Inorganic Chemistry

View More Future Events (96) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Germany

2022 Research Conference – European Business Ethics Network - Frankfurt-Main
2022 Congress – International Society of Neuropathology - Berlin
2022 Euroconference on Apoptosis – European Cell Death Organization - Bonn
2022 EuroQSAR - European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships – European Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships - Heidelberg
2022 Conference – European Association for the Advancement of Archaeology by Experiment - Brandenburg an der Havel
2022 Conference – International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research - Rostock
2022 Conference – International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing - Frankfurt-Main
2022 Conference – European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology - Heidelberg
2022 Symposium – Bibliotheca Baltica - Lübeck
2022 EuroXR International Conference – EuroXR - Stuttgart
2022 RSA Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Programme Conference – Regional Studies Association - Leipzig
2022 Conference – Fédération européenne des industries de colles et adhésifs - Hamburg
2022 Symposium on Reconstructing the Human Past : Using Ancient and Modern Genomics – European Molecular Biology LaboratoryEuropean Molecular Biology Organization
2022 International Conference on Location Based Services – International Cartographic Association - Munich
2022 Annual Congress – Associação de Crioulos de Base Lexical Portuguesa e Espanhola - Augsburg

View More Past Events (20875) in The International Congress Calendar

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