If you feel strong about Free Software and you would like to strengthen the political weight of the Free Software movement, then join our community. Become a supporter of the FSFE to align yourself with our work and mission. Subscription is easy and no costs are involved. Or become a Fellow of the FSFE to empower our work and help to assure our financial independence. By joining the Fellowship you will become a donating, sustaining member of the FSFE - including access to our infrastructure. Decide for yourself in which way you would like to get involved in FSFE's activities.

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Fellowship-Treffen Rhein/Main (Deutschland)

05 November 2014

Am Mittwoch, 05. November, trifft sich die Fellowship-GruppeRhein/Main-Gebiet wird im Chaos Computer Club in Mannheim um 19:00 Uhr stattfinden.

FSFE Stand am FIfFKon2014 in Berlin, Deutschland

07 to 08 November 2014

Am 7. und 8. November findet der FIfFKon2014 statt, eine Konferenz organisiert von dem "Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung" in der Technischen Universität Berlin. Dabei soll die Rolle Deutschlands und der deutschen Geheimdienste im Kontext der älteren und jüngeren Erkenntnisse – von Echelon über Prism bis Eikonal – ergründet werden. Die FSFE wird vor Ort sein mit einem Stand um die Öffentlichkeit über die Bedeutung Freier Software - nicht nur für Sicherheitsaspekte - zu informieren.

"Freie Software für die Wissenschaft" mit Georg Greve in Konstanz, Deutschland

12 November 2014

Georg C. F. Greve, Gründungspräsident der FSFE und Geschäftsführer der Kolab Systems AG wird am 12. November im Senatssaal der Universität Konstanz einen Vortrag über Freie Software und ihre Vorteile in Forschung und Lehre halten. Der Vortrag beginnt um 18:30 Uhr und richtet sich an Studierende, Lehrende und IT-Verantwortliche gleichermaßen. Der Eintritt ist frei, um Voranmeldungen auf der Veranstaltungsseite wird gebeten.

Berliner Fellowship Meeting mit einem Vortrag "Keine Freie Software ohne Freie Hardware"

13 November 2014

Am Donnerstag, 9.Oktober, ist das nächste Berliner Fellowshipmeeting, wie immer in der e-lok (nähe Ostkreuz). Diesmal wird uns Hagen über den Zusammenhang Freier Software und Hardware aufklären: "Keine Freie Software ohne Freie Hardware". Wie gewohnt ist das Fellowshipmeeting eine gute Gelegenheit andere Fellows zu treffen sowie weitere Freunde Freier Software. Außerdem gibt es in der e-lok gutes Essen und Getränke zu angenehmen Preisen, gute Stimmung ist kostenlos. Offizieller Beginn ist 19.30.

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About FSFE's Community

The community behind the Free Software Foundation Europe is diverse and spread throughout the continent. We see ourselves as Europeans with a different cultural background but with the common vision of an infrastructure built on Free Software - as a precondition of a Free Society. This is what makes us strong. We believe in cooperation from a regional to a global level, from community to an organisational level, from freedom to liberty. Interested? You are welcome to join our community!

Read about the different ways, how to become part of our movement:

  • Wherever you live, wherever you go: help to spread our word by ordering our promotion material and give it to everybody who is interested. Or put it in a place where people can grab it themselves. Viral marketing and spreading the word are important factors to let our movement grow.
  • You can become a supporter of the FSFE to show that you care about the political and societal aspects of Free Software. After signing, you will be kept up to date with our Newsletter and, additionally, you will receive special information about our activities. Of course, you are free to join our discussions and activities.
  • If you have interest to support our mission with your skills and expertise, then we are more than happy if you contribute to our work. There are various ways to help us voluntarily - not just by hacking. For example, translations are really important for our cross-border communication and outreaching activities. And you do not need to be an interpreter for the translations - if you are a mother tongue speaker and you have a feeling for proper language, this is a good start.
  • Finally, you can become a Fellow - someone who is a sustainable member of the FSFE. As a Fellow you get access to our infrastructure for you own purpose and to use it for the communication with other Fellows. You can also join or set up local teams and find help to do so by the staff of FSFE. You can even present yourself as a candidate for a Fellowship representative and become part of the General Assembly of the FSFE. Being a Fellow involves membership fees. These membership fees are financial contributions, that directly support our work and make sure that we remain independent of any particular donor. When you join the Fellowship, you can decide for yourself about the amount of your donation.