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The German Nutrition Society

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (DGE)


The German Nutrition Society (DGE), established in 1953, has since been engaged in topics on nutrition and nutritional research. From the onset, the DGE has been a non-profit organization committed to scientific facts. The DGE is an official incorporated society and is not influenced by economic or political interests.

The main functions of the DGE

Nutrition Science

  • Supporting research on nutritional science
  • Ascertaining topics for nutritional research as well as compiling and evaluating research results on nutrition science and related disciplines
  • Announcing research results on nutrition science and related disci plines by publications and events
  • Awarding prizes for outstanding nutrition scientists

Nutrition Counselling and Education

  • Coordinating scientifically proven and independent nutrition counselling and education
  • Quality assurance of nutrition counselling and education


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e. V.

Godesberger Allee 136
53175 Bonn

Tel.: +49 (0) 228 / 37 76-600
Fax: +49 (0) 228 / 37 76-800


Antje Gahl

Tel.: +49 (0) 228 / 37 76-630
Fax: +49 (0) 228 / 37 76-78 630
E-Mail: gahlaTPhoiNvpW7xw1zSjBuwndgede