Era of Ctizens

Era of Citizens

In Berlin, German President Joachim Gauck opened the international conference "The Era of Citizens – How Civil Society and Foundations are Shaping the Future". Experts from civil society such as 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Kailash Satyarthi discussed the future of the role of civil
society and foundations.
Conference “The Era of Citizens”




50 Years Shaping the Future

The Robert Bosch Stiftung is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding. The event's slogan is "50 Years Shaping the Future", and will feature a look back at the Foundation's history and achievements to date. In addition, the Foundation continues to look ahead to future societal challenges.

The Foundation invests approximately 70 million euros annually in supporting its own as well as third-party projects in the fields of international relations, education, society and culture, as well as health and science. Since its founding, the Foundation has spent over 1.2 billion euros for charitable projects in these areas, and has supported more than 20,000 individual projects. As such, the Robert Bosch Stiftung is one of Europe's largest foundations associated with a private company.

The Foundation has approximately 140 employees who work at its two locations in Stuttgart and Berlin.


We kindly invite you to join us in our celebrations throughout this year by subscribing to our anniversary newsletter. It will keep you up to date with all events and special offers related to our anniversary.

Press Contact

Please contact us for press requests related to the anniversary:
Jana Braun
Phone: +49 (0)711 46084-750
Michael Herm
Phone: +49 (0)711 46084-290

The Foundation

Find out more about the Robert Bosch Stiftung - one of the major German foundations associated with a private company.