Membership of the HANSE is open to any town or city that belonged to the historic Hanseatic League, or was associated with it, or where there was a Hanseatic office or trading post for a considerable period of time. This must be evidenced by historical documents or deeds from the respective town/city archives. Application for acceptance in DIE HANSE is to be made in writing through the responsible bodies of the city/town to the Commission. Decision on acceptance is vested in the Assembly, following proposal by the Commission. DIE HANSE charges a membership fee of 50 € per year.

Further information on the membership can be obtained from the office of the Hanseatic League. Please send us an e-mail.