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 March 26, 2017.

EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange Program

We support partnerships and cooperation between non-governmental or non-profit organizations and think tanks from Europe and China. The exchange program gives NGO staff the opportunity to work in a Chinese or European organization for four to eight weeks. Apply individually through March 5 or jointly as partner organizations through March 12, 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 thorugh March 31, 2017.

Baladiya - New Paths in Urban Development

We support Algerian, Moroccan, and Tunisian experts in the field of urban development. Within the framework of the program, participants develop their own projects and create transnational networks in discussions, presentations, visits, field trips, and competence trainings. Through March 17, 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.

Ukraine Calling

The professional development program Ukraine Calling is for employees in German and international organizations who want to expand their understanding of Ukraine. Participants attend seminars and workshops afterwards form their own projects in collaboration with Ukrainian partners. Through February 28, 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.

"grips gewinnt" - Student Scholarship

We give scholarships to talented and dedicated students in Germany. In addition to providing financial aid, the scholarship offers educational opportunities and mentoring. Students are selected based on their academic potential, academic and/or extracurricular activities, and their family’s socio-economic background. Through March 15, 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.

The Lectureship Program in Eastern Europe and Asia

We support lecturers who teach German as a foreign language and carry out educational projects at universities in Eastern Europe and Asia. The program is open to applications from university graduates from German-speaking countries as well as university employees from Asia. Currently we accept applications for Asia. Through February 28, 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.

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. Do you have an idea for a project? Apply until March 15, 2017.

Border Crossers Europe and its Neighbors

We support authors preparing German-speaking publications that focus on making Central and Eastern European or North African issues accessible to a wide audience both in Germany and abroad. Newcomers and renowned authors can apply year-round until March 31 and October 31.

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.