Exchange Program for Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe (EPRIE)

We invite young professionals and postgraduate students in Master and Research degrees from East Asia and Europe to the EPRIE seminar in South Korea and Japan. In an international dialog, participants aged between 25 and 35 years talk about the topics migration and integration. Through April 2, 2017

Diversity Workshop. Projects for a Lively Community

Young people in Germany are growing up in a society that is as colorful and diverse as never before. Contact between people from different social, cultural, or religious circles is of key importance to mutual understanding and social cohesion. This is where the “Diversity Workshop” projects come into play. Apply through September 15.

European Foundations‘ Initiative on Dementia (EFID)

EFID launched a new call for awards "Valuing the expertise of people living with dementia". The goal is to promote, make known and disseminate projects aiming at creating the conditions and the opportunities for listening to people with dementia, valuing their expertise and empowering them as individuals. Apply through May 28.


We support the Elmar-Tophoven-Mobility-Fund that is targeted at literary translators with the language combination French and German. The fund sponsors international work stays and provides financial resources for events that present the translators's projects.

Z2x³ - The Visionary's Festival

We support Zeit Online's Festival Z2x³ in Leipzig, Stuttgart, and Essen. Young people aged 20 to 29 can apply if they already have plans or want to start projects that focus on the question: how to make life better? Ideas for workshops, elevator statements or other profound motivations are very welcome.

People with Dementia in Hospitals - International Study Trip

The program is aimed at health-care professionals who help treat people with dementia in acute care hospitals or who are responsible for such patients. This year the trip takes participants to Norway and includes not only visits to exemplary facilities but also a dialog with the guide and local experts. Through April 3, 2017.

Robert Bosch Junior Professorship Sustainable Use of Renewable Natural Resources

We grant up to one million euros for an outstanding young researcher based at a German university or research institute. Over a period of five years we support his or her applied research project which concerns the sustainable use of natural resources. Scientists of all nationalities and fields are welcome to apply thorugh May 14, 2017.


We send young German graduates to France to make German culture and the German language accessible to the French pupils in lighthearted lessons. Through March 31, 2017.


Young French graduates visit kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, vocational schools, and high schools across Germany to raise interest in the French language and culture. Apply until March 31, 2017.

Crossing Borders

We support authors, filmmakers, and photographers researching in Europe, Africa or Asia for German-speaking publications. We are looking for ideas that address relevant social issues and developments as well as promote dialog and mutual understanding. Newcomers and renowned artists can apply through April 30, 2017.

On y va – auf geht’s – let’s go!

We support projects on active citizenship bringing together participants from Germany, France, and at least one other EU country. They can realize projects in culture, education, welfare, health, the environment, or sport. Non-profit-making organizations and individuals can apply with a project idea through March 31, 2017.

Talent im Land

We help gifted, educationally ambitious, devoted, and socially involved students in the German Federal Land of Baden-Württemberg to work towards their school-leaving examination. The students receive a monthly stipend, personal advice, and access to a comprehensive range of educational offers. Through March 31, 2017.

Media Ambassadors India-Germany

German journalists get the chance to travel to India as Media Ambassadors from September to November 2017. The program includes a monthly allowance as well as customized academic media and area studies course at a well-known institution with a focus on media, excursions, a cultural program, and a job-shadowing in an Indian newsroom. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

Our Common Future

The goal of Our Common Future is to give teachers and students the ability to actively discover the latest findings in sustainability research. At the same time, the students become acquainted with university courses related to sustainability. Through November 30, 2017.

Campaigns for an Open Society

The projects supported are those that strengthen social cohesion and the feeling of unity; advocate for tolerance, diversity, and democracy; and take a stance against political radicalization and hate. These could be stand-alone events as well as series of events and multiple-week campaigns.

German-Turkish School Exchange Program

We allow students from Germany and Turkey to get better acquainted with each other’s country and meet new people. On the basis of their ideas, interests, and future prospects, the students shall collaborate on developing a common project. In this way, they get a direct insight into different cultures. Through April 17, 2017.

Exchange Program for German and French Young Journalists

We invite young journalists from France, Germany, and another country to seminars and offer them internships in a German or French editorial office. Media companies and journalism schools can suggest eligible candidates, a direct application is not possible.

Funding for Projects in the Field of Peace and Conflict Transformation

We support projects and initiatives that seek to transform and reshape conflicts and thus contribute to peace-keeping. We are particularly eager to support projects that make it possible to transfer good practice from one region or target group to another. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Yallah! Dedicated Young Muslims

We support projects carried out by young Muslims and creative ideas that show just how diverse "our Islam" is in Germany. Projects and initiatives conducted by young Muslims between 16 and 30 years of age who want to change something in their living environment can now apply for funding. The young people should apply as well as organize and carry out the projects themselves.