The Aachen debating society was founded on 2nd of April, 2008. Shortly thereafter it was registered as a non-profit association.
The purpose of the society is to promote a culture of healty debate and discussions. This is achieved by organisation of regular debates. It is supported by the university, by donations and by membership fees. Everybody interested in debating can become a member.
Since 25. September 2008, the society is one of 70 members of the „Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen e.V.“ (www.vdch.de).