The ICV offers an individual membership and a corporate membership.

  • Individual membership is intended for individuals.
  • Companies can purchase corporate memberships. With the corporate membership, 5 employees benefit from all the advantages of ICV membership, just as it applies to individuals. For the corporate memberships, there is also an option of acquiring additional digital reading rights for Controller Magazin (for German-speaking areas) for other employees.

The advantages of the ICV membership

Experience exchange

Nationally and internationally. With controllers. With managers. From a network with around 6,000 members that is acknowledged as the largest of its kind in Europe.

Be there free of charge

As an Individual Member, you may participate free of charge in the meetings of the regional work groups as well as the sector and expert work groups. The work groups generally meet twice a year, in full-day meetings, which are frequently preceded by a social event in the evening before the meeting.


You receive member discounts, including for events organised of the ICV as well as preferental prices for print versions of the ICV publications.The PDF-files of our publications is always free for our members. Some of our partners also offer you discounts in various areas.

ICV events

ICV publications

Central point of contact

The ICV office is a competent address for all of your concerns.

Exclusive information

You obtain our Controller Statements free of charge and exclusively. These Statements are created by sector experts from the ranks of our members, who dedicate themselves to a common theme and then, based on their insights, derive general requirements and guidelines for controlling in practice.  We offer exclusive content for our members at the ICV website.

Complimentary subscription

You receive a complimentary annual subscription to six issues of CONTROLLER MAGAZIN, the trade journal for controlling with the largest circulation in Germany, including online archive.

You receive also six issues a year of FINANCE if you are located in Germany.

Our non-German-speaking members receive BULLETIN, a newsletter created especially for them by our international editorial staff.

Alles über das Controller Magazin für ICV Mitglieder und Firmenmitglieder - Inhalte, Zugänge, Formate - finden Sie hier übersichtlich zusammengefasst auf unserer Website.

Inhalte und Vorteile der ICV Firmenmitgliedschaft besprechen Benjamin Schmalzhaf, Leiter Controlling beim ICV Firmenmitglied VDI GmbH, und Annegret Glöckner, ICV Executive Advisor für Firmenmitglieder, im Interview mit Peter Bluhm von atvisio.TV

Individual membership in the ICV

All natural persons are eligible for an Individual Membership. It grants you a voting right at the Association's General Meeting and access to the services that the ICV offers.


Annual fee: EUR 175 (without the Controller Magazin: EUR 87,50).

If you join after 1.07 half of the annual fee is charged for the current membership year.

The membership refers to one person.

Members aged under 30 pay a reduced annual fee of EUR 87,50 (The full fee is charged at the beginning of the calendar year in which the 30th birthday falls)

Members over 60 years of age can also apply for the reduced fee upon additional request. Please send your application (no imposed form) to the ICV Office in writing.


ICV corporate membership

The corporate membership enables companies to access our international controlling community: with extensive training opportunities on current topics, through the exchange of knowledge at our events, through our print and online media and through personal contact in the regional work groups as well as in the sector and expert work groups. Many of our offers are associated with considerable price advantages or are included in the membership fee.

As part of a corporate membership, companies can name up to four controllers who each benefit from the advantages of membership and enrich the company with their new knowledge in the area of corporate management and controlling. In addition, we are happy to publish and link your logo on our Corpotrate Members page at your request.

Depending on the number of controllers, several company memberships can be concluded. For larger companies and corporations, we offer additional customized benefits and services as part of an Associate Membership.

Book digital reading rights for Controller Magazin (German) exclusively and at a special price

ICV corporate members can purchase additional digital licenses via the ICV at a special price, in addition to the 5 users included in the membership. This gives other employees in the company the opportunity to read Controller Magazin (German) online.

More information here (German).


The annual fee for a Corporate Membership is EUR 875 per year.

If you join after 1.07 half of the annual fee is charged for the current membership year.

Since 1.01.2022 the fee enables membership at the ICV up to 5 employees of your company.