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.