The Munich International Women’s Club e.V. (MIWC) is a social club acting as a source of contact to English-speaking women of all ages and nationalities living in Munich and the surrounding region. We are also a member of FAWCO & Open Door and through these umbrella organisations have contact with other German groups, as well as those in other countries and our membership in MING (Munich International Networking Groups) provides us rich opportunities to meet with other Munich-based organisations.  Learn more about us.

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Every second Wednesday of the month (excluding August and December) from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Friedenskirche (basement), Munich. Please note that babysitting is currently not available at meetings.

Next monthly meeting

9th October, 2019, 10:00

EmK Friedenskirche,

Frauenlobstraße 5,

80337 München

Please note: We are once again collecting donations for Haus Karla!

Monthly Meeting Location

October Meeting

The Wittelsbach royal family of Bavaria and their castles and palaces

The history of Bavaria is intertwined with that of the glamorous Wittelsbach royal family, who produced such well-known royal celebrities as ‘Mad’ King Ludwig II of Bavaria. In this talk royal author and historian Susan Symons will explore their enthralling story through visiting some of their treasure-trove of castles and palaces in Bavaria.

Susan Symon

About the speaker

The accidental discovery by Susan Symons of a portrait of Queen Victoria in her attic sparked her lifelong interest in European Royal History. By reading about the Queen’s colourful life story she realised that history need not be boring, and that royal history in particular is both fascinating and fun. She says it is like a historical, but better, version of Hello magazine. 

Susan has an MA in Victorian Studies from London University, where her dissertation was on the public image of the young Queen Victoria. She makes regular visits to Germany and writes and lectures on German schlösser and German royal history as well as about Queen Victoria. Susan divides her time between the elegant and historic city of Bath, where she was born and brought up, and the beautiful coast of Cornwall, where her husband’s family have their roots.


Current, potential and new members are equally welcome to come and share experiences or just enjoy a chat at the New Members’ Coffee Morning. It is held the first Monday of every month (except August & December) and is a more personal way for potential and new members to learn more about the club and to meet one another and longer-term club members. 

Next meet: Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:30 – 12:00
Where: Bar GiornaleLeopoldstr. 7, in Schwabing  (New Location)

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New in Munich? 

Here for a short visit?  

Want to explore? 

Then this is the guide for you!

20 tried-and-tested walks in the stunning Bavarian countryside, all accessible by Munich’s public transport system. With clear instructions and maps you’ll be bound to find a walk that is right for you, whatever the season.

All profits from the sale of this book will benefit the charities that Munich International Women’s Club is proud to support.

To order at €15 per copy, please contact:


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