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DJH: One for all and strong together

The organisation: One for all


The German Youth Hostel Association – Deutsches Jugendherbergswerk in German, or DJH for short - is a one-of-a-kind organisation. Its fundamental concept of being a place for the peaceful encounter of young people from all over the world is as up to date as ever. 


The Federal Association: Primary responsible


The Federal Association has its office in Detmold. Its fields of responsibility include, among others, public relations and marketing, and it also acts as a representative of the Association at the national and international level.

The Regional Associations: Stronger together


The 14 Regional Associations take care of the construction and operation of and staff in Youth Hostels and put together the programmes offered by the Hostels.

Youth Hostels - 100% Relaxation

100 years of experience for 100% relaxation
International youth exchanges in Youth Hostels promote social learning, tolerance, and international understanding. More »

Unique, sustainable and structured

The German Youth Hostel Association supports the Agenda 21 goals to ensure the sustainability of our livelihoods. More »

Hostels in Germany

Bavaria Baden-Wuerttemberg Rhineland-Palatinate Hesse Thuringia Saxony Brandenburg Saxony-Anhalt Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Schleswig-Holstein Bremen Rhineland Westphalia-Lippe
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