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Adelbert von Chamisso Prize

Sherko Fatah Received the 2015 Adelbert von Chamisso Prize

In Munich, Sherko Fatah was awarded the 2015 Adelbert von Chamisso Prize, valued at 15,000 euros, for his prior body of work – in particular for his latest novel Der letzte Ort. This year’s patronage awards, valued at 7,000 euros each, went to Olga Grjasnowa and Martin Kordić.

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The Robert Bosch Stiftung is not only an operating foundation that pursues its goals by programs of its own, but also a funding foundation that enables others to develop and implement projects and initiatives that meet social needs in Germany and abroad.

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Robert Bosch Junior Professorship 2015

Björn Vollan holds the Robert Bosch Junior Professorship 2015. Topic of his work: "The shadow of the future and the shadow of the past: Studying the impact of climate change".

This Works! – Now in Italy, Too

With the This Works! project, successful social entrepreneurs make their business ideas available to partners in southern Europe. Doing so not only creates new jobs, but also social projects which give young people the ability to shape their own surroundings.
Eva Madelung

New Novel by Bosch's Daughter

Robert Bosch’s daughter Eva Madelung recently presented her novel, Reden, bevor es zu spät ist ("talking before it’s too late"), in Berlin. In the book, she portrays the disastrous silence between the war generation and the postwar generation in Germany through a fictional exchange of letters – a history that could have also been her own.

German School Academy

In order to share the German School Award winners’ achievements with as many schools as possible and help initiate changes towards providing better education, the German School Academy was launched. In short: at the Academy, schools learn from and with each other.

Where Are Economic Reforms Taking the People’s Republic?

The Chinese economy was long considered an unshakable engine of growth, but now it seems to be running out of steam. Or is this just a temporary slowdown, which may even have a healing effect? A discussion at the Foundation’s Berlin Office.

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Baladiya - New Approaches to Urban Development
We support Moroccan and Tunisian managers active in the field of urban development enhancing their management skills and finding solutions to the current problems facing their home cities. In doing so they speak to citizens directly, get them involved, and as a result, improve the living conditions of residents living in those cities. Through March 13, 2015.
The Robert Bosch Stiftung offers many scholarship programs to support the training and continuing education of international junior executives and enable them to exchange experiences. A large proportion of our programs is directed towards university graduates and post-graduates from the USA and Europe. In addition, we support the integration of gifted migrant children with a special school scholarship program.
The Robert Bosch Stiftung awards many prizes for exemplary ideas and initiatives in the fields of science, health, international relations, education, society and culture. The aim is to publicize outstanding projects and support their future development.
The competitions organized by the Robert Bosch Stiftung are designed to help develop and disseminate good ideas in a number of different areas. The foundation also runs these international competitions to promote social and cultural exchange. Other competitions aim at fostering the development of schools and assisting the integration of young immigrants in German society.
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Journalists play a vital role as mediators by presenting a wide range of topics critically and comprehensibly, making them accessible to wide audiences. Journalists are important partners for the Robert Bosch Stiftung in coverage of science issues and in the field of international relations. We provide continuing education for journalists in the form of seminars, information tours, meetings, and research and study residencies.