Annual Report 2015 - Pictures of the Year

Photo: Björn Hänssler

Board of Management
Professor Dr. Joachim Rogall and Uta-Micaela Dürig

Photo: Heinz Heiss

Theater X Reality, January 11, 2015
Die Rückkehr der Gewalt "“the return of violence") was the title of the first Sunday matinee as part of the Theater X Reality event put on by the Stuttgarter Schauspiel, the Stuttgarter Zeitung, and the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Photo: Heinz Heiss

Theater X Reality, January 11, 2015
The title was chosen long before the terror attacks in France.

Photo: Heinz Heiss

Theater X Reality, January 11, 2015
But the rush at the box office is evidence of how many people are worried that violence and terror are claiming more and more victims in many regions of the world.

Photo: Jörg Gläscher

Land Reclaimers Enter Second Round, January 22, 2015
17 new projects from Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt are entering the second round of "Land Reclaimers."

Photo: Jörg Gläscher

Land Reclaimers Start Second Round, January 22, 2015
The initiatives campaign against right-wing extremism, for active village life, and for the interest in electric mobility, among other topics.

Photo: Jörg Gläscher

Land Reclaimers Start Second Round, January 22, 2015
In addition to funding, the Robert Bosch Stiftung supports the Land Reclaimers with a custom-made accompanying program.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Year’s Reception, Januar 28, 2015
The American entertainer and singer Gayle Tufts fascinated the guests with excerpts from her current program.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Year’s Reception, Januar 28, 2015
At the New Year’s reception in the Berlin Office, Dr. Ingrid Hamm and Professor Joachim Rogall welcomed around 300 guests from the worlds of politics, civil society, media, academics, and culture.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Year’s Reception, Januar 28, 2015
The evening drew to a close after a festive time together and many interesting discussions.

Photo: David Ausserhofer

The Film Prize for International Cooperation, February 09, 2015
For the third time, the Robert Bosch Stiftung presented the Co-Production Prize for International Cooperation to young German and Arab filmmakers. Teams made up of Arab and German filmmakers could apply in the categories of short film, animation, and documentary.

Photo: David Ausserhofer

The Film Prize for International Cooperation, February 09, 2015
The winner in the short-film category was The Parrot, codirected by Amjad Al Rasheed and Darin Sallam (right) from Jordan and produced by Roman Roitman (middle), with program officer Frank Albers.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

Expert Commission on Refugee Policy Convened, February 23, 2015
The Robert Bosch Stiftung convened an expert commission to consider a realignment of refugee policy in Germany and Europe, which is made up of high-ranking representatives. The chairman of the commission is Armin Laschet (fifth from left), deputy federal chairman of the CDU and former state integration minister in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Photo: Markus Kirchgessner

Chamisso Prize Awarded, March 05, 2015
As part of the presentation of the 31st Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, author Sherko Fatah was honored for his prior body of work, in particular for his latest novel Der letzte Ort ("the last place").

Photo: Markus Kirchgessner

Chamisso Prize Awarded, March 05, 2015
In the novel, Fatah tells of the abduction of a German dropout and his Arab interpreter in Iraq.

Photo: Markus Kirchgessner

Chamisso Prize Awarded, March 05, 2015
Olga Grjasnowa received the Chamisso patronage award for her second novel "Die juristische Unschärfe einer Ehe". The second patronage award went to Martin Kordić.

Photo: Ashoka Spanien

This Works! Marketplace Events, March 09, 2015
Using innovative ideas to improve young people’s access to labor markets in Italy, Spain, and Greece:

Photo: Ashoka Spanien

This Works! Marketplace Events, March 09, 2015
Ashoka Deutschland GmbH and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are working to transfer successful social entrepreneurial ideas from abroad to Italy, Spain, and Greece in a project entitled "This Works! Ideas and Solutions for Employment and Recovery in Southern Europe."

Photo: Kay Herschelmann

Dialog with Time, March 31, 2015
How to I want to live in old age? What are challenges of growing older? Which possibilities and opportunities  do I have now and in the future?

Photo: Kay Herschelmann

Dialog with Time, March 31, 2015
"Dialog with Time. The Exhibition" addresses these questions.

Photo: Kay Herschelmann

Dialog with Time, March 31, 2015
In Berlin, the exhibition was opened with a keynote speech by German Federal President Joachim Gauck on new notions of age in a society in which people live longer.

Photo: Ralph Alswang

Global Governance Futures, May 03 to 07, 2015
the Global Governance Futures (GGF) program came to an end from May 03 to 07 in Washington, DC.

Photo: Ralph Alswang

Global Governance Futures, May 03 to 07, 2015
25 young leaders from Germany, the US, China, Japan, and India presented their reports to the public.

Photo: Ralph Alswang

Global Governance Futures, May 03 to 07, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig conversed with Robert Bosch Senior Fellow Constanze Stelzenmüller and Thorsten Benner (GPPi Director). Methodology expert Johannes Gabriel ensured open and productive discussions.

Photo: Anita Back

Make ideas travel - World Education Summit, May 08, 2015
According to Andreas Schleicher (OECD Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills and PISA Coordinator), the spreading of good ideas and concepts depends primarily on better collaboration among teachers.

Photo: Anita Back

Make ideas travel - World Education Summit, May 08, 2015
Make ideas travel - education experts from around the world converse at the international education conference.

Photo: Anita Back

Make ideas travel - World Education Summit, May 08, 2015
In Berlin they talked about the transfer of education concepts.

Photo: Panos Georgiou

Actors of Urban Change - Closing Event, May 11, 2015
The program Actors of Urban Change supports sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities.

Photo: Panos Georgiou

Actors of Urban Change - Closing Event, May 11, 2015
In the first year of the Actors of Urban Change project, teams in ten European cities got together to conduct their local projects - for better living conditions in their cities, more civic engagement, and sustainability.

Photo: Panos Georgiou

Actors of Urban Change - Closing Event, May 11, 2015
At the final event for the 2013 to 2015 project phase, the team from Zagreb, among others, presented its project entitled "Light in Places," which brings forgotten places in the historic center of Zagreb back into the minds of the people.

Photo: Panos Georgiou

Actors of Urban Change - Closing Event, May 11, 2015
The Actors of Urban Change program of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and MitOst association supported the teams for 18 months so that they could achieve their dream: to develop a city or neighborhood over the long term through cultural activities.

Photo: Sabine Braun

Media Forum China - Germany, May 26 to 28, 2015
Prominent media representatives and editors in chief from China and Germany came together in Stuttgart to discuss current issues such as the conflict in Ukraine and the Occupy movement in Hong Kong.

Photo: Sabine Braun

Media Forum China - Germany, May 26 to 28, 2015
The Global Times, one of the highest-circulation daily newspapers in China, and the Robert Bosch Stiftung jointly organize the media forum.

Photo: Sabine Braun

Media Forum China - Germany, May 26 to 28, 2015
Uta-Micaela Dürig and Hu Xijin, editor in chief at the Global Times, welcome each other.

Photo: Thomas Imo/photothek.net

Conference "The Indian Ocean", June 09, 2015
For the conference "The Indian Ocean - A Maritime Region on the Rise," representatives from the realms of politics, business, academics, and civil society from the regions of the Indian Ocean, China, the United States, and Europe came together in Berlin.

Photo: Thomas Imo/photothek.net

Conference "The Indian Ocean", June 09, 2015
The Federal Foreign Office organized the conference together with the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier greeted the participants.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

The German School Award, June 10, 2015
The Gesamtschule Barmen in Wuppertal (North Rhine-Westphalia) won the 2015 German School Award, which comes with a prize of 100,000 euros.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

The German School Award, June 10, 2015
The Robert Bosch Stiftung established the award in 2006 together with the Heidehof Stiftung.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

The German School Award, June 10, 2015
The award was presented by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Photo: Mesut Hastürk

Anniversary "Lernen macht stark", June 11, 2015
Representatives from the worlds of politics, media, and civil society celebrated the fifth anniversary of the "Lernen macht stark! - Ögrenmek güc verir!" ("learning makes you strong!") campaign.

Photo: Mesut Hastürk

Anniversary "Lernen macht stark", June 11, 2015
The cross-media educational campaign is aimed at families of Turkish origin.

Photo: Mesut Hastürk

Anniversary "Lernen macht stark", June 11, 2015
Since 2011, the awareness was raised of well more than a million parents for the extracurricular education of their children with carefully produced programs for radio, TV, and the Internet.

Photo: Björn Hänssler

Change in the Board of Management, July 1, 2015
Since July 1, 2015, Uta-Micaela Dürig has been spearheading the work of the Robert Bosch Stiftung together with Professor Joachim Rogall.

Photo: Björn Hänssler

Change in the Board of Management, July 1, 2015
Dürig succeeded Dr. Ingrid Hamm, who had reached the age limit and retired from her management position after 12 years at the head of the Foundation.

Photo: Phileas Dazeley Gaist

One Year of UWC, September 3, 2015
The 206 students at the UWC Robert Bosch College come from a total of 88 countries. This unique high school is a joint project being carried out by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the German UWC foundation.

Photo: Phileas Dazeley Gaist

One Year of UWC, September 3, 2015
For the beginning of the new school year, Dr. Nils Schmid, Economic Minister of Baden-Württemberg, paid the UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg a visit.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Program START, September 24, 2015
In Berlin, the "START - Youth Culture in Greece" program got started.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Program START, September 24, 2015
Greek university graduates can qualify for a career in cultural management by conducting their own cultural youth projects.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

New Program START, September 24, 2015
The new program is a cooperation of the Robert Bosch Stiftung with the Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki, and the Bundesvereinigung Soziokultureller Zentren e.V.

Photo: Max Kovalenko

Stuttgart Dialog With Kailash Satyarthi, October 05, 2015
Kailash Satyarthi wowed thousands of guests at the first "Stuttgart Dialog" held at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart. Joachim Dorfs of the Stuttgarter Zeitung and young reporters asked the charismatic Nobel Peace Prize laureate about his fight against child labor.

Photo: Max Kovalenko

The event series "Stuttgart Dialog" was established by the Robert Bosch Stiftung together with the Stuttgarter Zeitung.

Photo: Susanne Kurz

Symposium on Palliative Care, October 13, 2015
Professor Joachim Rogall, Chief Executive Officer of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, opened the symposium entitled "Palliative Praxis - Gesellschaftliche Sorge für alte Menschen" ("palliative practice - societal care for the elderly") - which hosted 180 guests from various fields in the health care sector - with a quote from Robert Bosch: "Be human and respect human dignity." In this picture, he (right) is handing Health Minister Hermann Gröhe a publication with the results of the Foundation’s many years of work.

Photo: Lena Ganssmann

"Going Abroad, Acting at Home", Oktober 14, 2015
Around 100 former participants in the "kulturweit" exchange programs, UNESCO’s international voluntary service, and the Robert Bosch Stiftung conversed with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Photo: Lena Ganssmann

"Going Abroad, Acting at Home", Oktober 14, 2015
At the dialog forum "Going Abroad, Acting at Home" in Berlin they talked about the value of experiences abroad.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

Five Years of AcademiaNet, November 07, 2015
The research data base offers free access to 2.000 portraits of highly qualified female academics from 34 countries.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

Five Years of AcademiaNet, November 07, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel sent a video message.

Photo: Max Lautenschläger

Five Years of AcademiaNet, November 07, 2015
The Robert Bosch Stiftung celebrated the five-year success story of the AcademiaNet online portal with about 100 high-ranking guests.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

Richard von Weizsäcker Forum, November 10 to 11, 2015
Refugee crises, conflict in Ukraine, climate change – international dialog is essential in consideration of the current European and global challenges. Peace and dialog were always the guiding principles of Richard von Weizsäcker’s political actions.

Photo: Manuel Frauendorf

Richard von Weizsäcker Forum, November 10 to 11, 2015
Around 200 experts and guests gathered in his honor at the Berlin Office of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in order to discuss the unanswered questions of the 21st century.

Photo: Tobias Bohm

The German Senior Citizens’ Awards, November 24, 2015
At the award ceremony of the German Senior Citizens' Awards, the focus was on how cities can be more senior-friendly.

Photo: Tobias Bohm

The German Senior Citizens’ Awards, November 24, 2015
Dr. Marianne Koch accepted the Otto Mühlschlegel Prize for special contributions to senior citizens. Thomas Osterkorn (right, editor in chief of Viva!) and Dr. Kurt W. Liedtke, Chairman of the Robert Bosch Stiftung’s Board of Trustees stand with her on the stage.

Photo: Tobias Bohm

The German Senior Citizens’ Awards, November 24, 2015
The "Mobia - Mobil bis ins Alter" ("mobile right up to older age") project, from Saarbahn GmbH in Saarbrücken, won the 60,000-euro prize.

Photo: David-Weyand

First Forum of the German School Academy, November 30 and December 1, 2015
The first forum of the German School Academy was given the title "Welcoming, Settling, Getting Ahead: Rethinking the School System with Refugees." More than 150 guests worked intensively together, including teaching professionals, students with refugee experience, employees of ministries of education, and academics from the whole of Germany.

Photo: Jürgen Altmann

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