2014 Annual Report – Photos of the Year

Board of Management
Dr. Ingrid Hamm and Professor Dr. Joachim Rogall

New year reception, January 29, 2014
Award-winning theater group Familie Flöz entertains almost 300 guests at the Berlin Representative Office of the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, March 6, 2014
Ann Cotten (center) receives the literary award, which is worth 15,000 euros, for her prose anthology "Der schaudernde Fächer". The two patronage awards go to Dana Ranga (left) and Nellja Veremej (right).

Poland – Germany and the Neighbors to the East, April 9, 2014
Prof. Joachim Rogall talks to former German Federal President Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker. As trustee of the foundation, von Weizsäcker played a monumental role in ensuring it supported projects in Poland.

EFC annual get-together, May 15 to 17, 2014
Foundations from all over Europe discuss the issues of peace and solidarity in Sarajevo.

The German School Award, June 4, 2014
Students from Frankfurt’s Römerstadtschule school celebrate their second prize worth 25,000 euros in the company of Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Gala in Washington, D.C., June 14, 2014
Strobe Talbott, President of The Brookings Institution, gives the official speech to mark the 30th anniversary of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. The program has enabled more than 500 US citizens to spend a year in Germany.

Opening of the Robert Bosch Academy, June 20, 2014
Brahma Chellaney from India, Huang Jing from China, Ivan Krastev from Bulgaria, and Soli Özel from Turkey – all of whom are Richard von Weizsäcker Fellows – discuss the crises and protest movements affecting various regions.

2014 Euroscience Open Forum, June 21 to 26, 2014
Prof. Dr. Rolf-Dieter Heuer, General Director of the research center CERN, and his successor (starting in 2016) Dr. Fabiola Gianotti take part in a panel discussion at the opening of this international scientific conference.

50th anniversary of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, June 26, 2014
Wishing the foundation all the best for its anniversary: Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann (center) with Dr. Christof Bosch (far left), Prof. Joachim Rogall (second from left), Dr. Kurt Liedtke (second from right), and Dr. Ingrid Hamm (right).

Citizens’ festival, July 5, 2014
The foundation opened its doors to the people of Stuttgart for the first time, with 6,000 citizens taking the opportunity to find out about programs and projects.

Talk in the Park with Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, July 21, 2014
Franz Fehrenbach, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH, deep in conversation with the German Federal Minister of Finance, who had earlier given a talk on German and European finance policy.

Study on youth unemployment in Europe, August 26, 2014
Dr. Ingrid Hamm (second from left), Prof. Dr. Clements Fuest, President of the Centre for European Economic Research (left), and Christoph Kübel of Robert Bosch GmbH (right) hand over the findings of the study to State Secretary Dr. Rainer Sontowski (Federal Ministry of Finance). The Robert Bosch Stiftung and Bosch had tasked the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) with carrying out the study.

China-Germany Media Forum, August 30 to September 4, 2014
Participants visit a family belonging to the Mongolian minority in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in the People’s Republic of China.

Opening of the UWC Robert Bosch College, September 23, 2014
Dr. Kurt W. Liedtke (left), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, and Franz Fehrbach (right), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH, symbolically hand over the keys to the UWC Robert Bosch College principal Laurence Nodder.

Opening of the UWC Robert Bosch College, September 23, 2014
Since 2014, 104 young people from more than 70 countries have been living and learning together in the Charterhouse building in Freiburg – and will be doing so for a total of two years.

“Era of Citizens” conference, October 16 to 17, 2014
Opening speaker, Federal President Joachim Gauck, with Noble Peace Prize laureates Muhammad Yunus (2006) and Kailash Satyarthi (2014).

“Era of Citizens” conference, October 16 to 17, 2014
In the first panel discussion, speakers included Sarna Kaba Jones from the Liberian organization FACE Africa. The topic: “It’s People Who Really Matter. Civil Society Changes the World.”

Talk in the Park with Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, October 20, 2014
The Minister for Foreign Affairs was invited to speak at the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The topic: “Foreign Policy under the Microscope – Germany’s Role in the World.”

The German Senior Citizens’ Awards, November 18, 2014
Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth Manuela Schwesig among the prize winners. First prize went to the Werkstatt der Generationen project in Munich.

Robert Bosch Senior Fellows at Brookings introductory event, December 8, 2014
Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller (center), Robert Bosch Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, discussing “The United States and Germany: Engaging Europe’s Pivotal Player” with Robert M. Kimmitt, former American ambassador to Germany, and Dr. Peter Wittig, German ambassador to the United States.

The “On y va” award ceremony, November 9, 2014
The main prize of 5,000 euros went to the tri-national junk art project "Système D – Einfälle Statt Abfälle", which aims to turn junk into ideas.

Participants on the cultural tour of remembrance at the Memorial to the Homosexuals Persecuted under the National Socialist Regime.

Angela Merkel welcomed more than 500 young Europeans to the opening ceremony of the HistoryCampus "Europe 14/14" event on May 7, 2014, at the Maxim Gorki Theatre.

Klaus-Peter Murawski, Head of the Baden-Württemberg State Chancellery, welcomes the participants of the inaugural CET, Center for European Trainees, event.

Federal President Joachim Gauck deep in conversation at the celebrations to mark the tenth anniversary of the Bellevue Programme at Schloss Bellevue.

Authors such as Serhiy Zhadan are strong voices within Ukrainian civil society and act as seismographs of change. At the Leipzig Book Fair, they explained Ukraine’s quest to become (more of a) part of Europe.

Ganeshan Wignaraja, Director of Research, Asian Development Bank Institute, at the "How Do Asians See Their Future?" dialog forum held in Tokyo in June 2014.

Participants of the "Global Governance Futures – Robert Bosch Foundation Multilateral Dialogues" in June 2014 in Berlin.

Professor Zheng Shiling at the "Citymakers Dialogue" in Shanghai.

Networking workshop as part of the Operation Team program on November 13, 2014, at the Berlin Representative Office.

Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth Manuela Schwesig (left) and Dr. Kurt W. Liedtke (right), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, with the winners of the 2014 German Senior Citizens’ Awards: Anke Könemann and Wolfgang Kück from the Werkstatt der Generationen project.

Studying at the Irmgard-Bosch-Bildungszentrum (Irmgard Bosch educational center) at the Robert Bosch Hospital.

Group work at the "Nie Wieder Angst vor Wissenschaft! Wie man Schülerinnen und Schüler für Wissenschaft begeistert" (No more fear of science! Helping schoolchildren discover their passion for the subject) convention, which was held on July 4 and 5, 2014, in Würzburg, the City of Young Scientists and Scholars.

Letter from Samuel Hahnemann with anatomical sketches, dated 1818.

Attendees of the 1st Africa Young Academies Regional Conference, held in February 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The ninth summer academy of the Talent im Land fellowship program, entitled "Enduring Freedom – On the Phenomenology of Freedom as Reflected in Science", was held from July 31 to August 7, 2014, in Überlingen on the banks of Lake Constance.

Students from the Städtische Anne-Frank-Realschule (Anne Frank high school) in Munich, the top-ranked school in the 2014 German School Award.

Podium discussion as part of the Learning in Stadiums project held on March 31, 2014, at the Berlin Representative Office. Marcus Weinberg, Ingo Schiller, Johannes Böing, Professor Timm Beichelt, Dagmar Freitag, and Shelly Kupferberg discussed the following topic: “Who said it was a politics-free zone? Football stadiums as democratic learning centers.”

Actors of Urban Change: cultural activities centered on a former kiosk in the Šančiai district of Kaunas (Lithuania).

The Art and Games project of the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin at the Humanistische Kita Bornsdorfer Straße (Bornsdorfer Strasse humanist day care center), Berlin-Neukölln.

Selam Opera! The Turkish project at the Komische Oper Berlin.

Board of Trustees 
From left: Dr. Christof Bosch, Eberhard Stilz, Professor Dr. h. c. Ludwig Georg Braun, Professor Dr. Renate Köcher, Dr. Kurt W. Liedtke (Chairman), Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, Wolfgang Chur. Not shown: Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz, Matthias Madelung