We are committed to bolstering the independent savings banks in German and Europe.

The Verband der Freien Sparkassen (Association of German Independent Savings Banks) works to promote cross-border cooperation between the independent member institutions in Europe. It provides a broad platform for both discussions and exchanges on overarching business interests and issues, which continue to grow in importance in light of the shared European Economic Area and current economic and political challenges.


Stefanie Christina Huber elected new president of the Austrian Savings Banks Association

The Austrian Savings Banks Association (Österreichischer Sparkass …

The Sparkasse Bremen opens a new district branch

The opening of the new district branch in Bremen-Gröpelingen was  …

Who we are

Six ordinary savings banks
32 extraordinary savings banks

„My hope is that our independent savings banks continue to enjoy the freedom to think differently and take a different approach to others. By this, I mean the freedom in what we do and how we do it in order to arrive at great new ideas for creating outstanding customer experiences in the digital world of the future.“

Dr. Tim Nesemann,
President of the Association of German Independent Savings Banks

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