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The Pavilion Circle is the Academy’s core membership program and brings together supporters with a wide range of interests of backgrounds. Named for the striking contemporary architectural structure on the Academy grounds in which fellows work each semester, this group provides important support for the Academy’s core programming.  Members of The Pavilion Circle are invited throughout the year to exclusive events on both sides of the Atlantic that feature today’s brightest minds and most influential scholars.

Please consider making your membership contribution by check, ACH / EFT, or wire transfer. Checks can be mailed to the American Academy in Berlin / 14 East 60th Street / Suite 604 / New York, NY 10022. You may also become a member via credit card contribution by clicking the “Join” button below.

Patron, $1,000

Enjoy benefits such as:                                                                                                                                                                                                               $910 is tax deductible

  • Invitations to annual Salon Series events in New York
  • 20% discount on German language classes online with the Goethe-Institut*
  • Sights of Berlin wall calendar
  • Recognition on the American Academy in Berlin’s website and in The Berlin Journal
  • American Academy in Berlin signature gift

Champion, $2,500

All Patron benefits, plus:                                                                                                                                                                                                             $2,260 is tax deductible

  • Invitations to the Henry A. Kissinger Prize event in Berlin
  • Invitations to the semi-annual Fellows Presentation at the Hans Arnhold Center
  • Invitations to two annual “Fellows in Conversation” virtual events
  • A signed copy of a notable Academy alumni publication

Ambassador, $5,000

All Champion benefits, plus:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $4,685 is tax deductible

  • Invitations to the annual Alumni Reception in New York
  • The opportunity to participate in exclusive trips to Berlin*
  • Exclusive invitations to private events at partner cultural institutions worldwide
  • Annual virtual tours of the Hans Arnhold Center each semester

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           *additional costs apply

Additional membership opportunities are available through The Villa Society.


We thank you for your support!

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