|Relegated||Berliner FC Dynamo BSG Wismut Gera|
|European Cup||FC Karl-Marx-Stadt|
|European Cup Winners' Cup||BSG Motor Zwickau|
|Inter-Cities Fairs Cup||1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig Dynamo Dresden|
|Goals scored||500 (2.75 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Hartmut Rentzsch (17)|
The league was contested by fourteen teams. FC Karl-Marx-Stadt won the championship, the club's sole national East German championship, being a separate club from SC Wismut Karl-Marx-Stadt, a club that won three championships in the 1950s.
On the strength of the 1966–67 title Karl-Marx-Stadt qualified for the 1967–68 European Cup where the club was knocked out by R.S.C. Anderlecht in the first round. Third-placed club BSG Motor Zwickau qualified for the 1967–68 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal winner and was knocked out by FC Torpedo Moscow in the first round. Second-placed 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig qualified for the 1967–68 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup where it was knocked out in the second round by FK Vojvodina while fourth-placed Dynamo Dresden was knocked out by Rangers F.C. in the first round.
|2||1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig||26||14||2||10||39||32||+7||30|
|3||BSG Motor Zwickau||26||9||9||8||41||26||+15||27|
|5||FC Carl Zeiss Jena||26||11||5||10||31||29||+2||27|
|6||1. FC Union Berlin||26||9||9||8||33||35||-2||27|
|7||BSG Lokomotive Stendal||26||11||5||10||39||44||-5||27|
|8||FC Vorwärts Berlin||26||10||6||10||43||34||+9||26|
|9||BSG Wismut Aue||26||11||4||11||45||43||+2||26|
|10||F.C. Hansa Rostock||26||9||8||9||27||27||0||26|
|11||Hallescher FC Chemie||26||11||4||11||38||41||-3||26|
|12||BSG Chemie Leipzig||26||9||7||10||35||38||-3||25|
|13||Berliner FC Dynamo||26||6||9||11||28||40||-12||21|
|14||BSG Wismut Gera||26||4||4||18||27||57||-30||10|
|League champion & Qualified for the European Cup||FDGB-Pokal winner & Qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup||Qualified for the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup||Relegated to DDR-Liga|
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