Islamic Affairs Consultant Hamdan

What can be done when every call to prayer from the muezzin is followed by a complaint about disturbing the peace? For two years, communities have been able to call Hussein Hamdan in instances like these. Hamdan mediates between communities and their Muslim populations. In an interview, he takes stock and reports on what is next.

Photo: Püschner/Zeitenspiegel

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Promoting Talents, Giving Opportunities

In Germany, the educational success of young people is still too often dependent on the socioeconomic status of their parents. School students from disadvantaged families constantly lag far behind their possibilities. Therefore we support gifted, devoted and socially involved 7th- to 12th-graders to work towards their school-leaving examination.
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"The Next Logical Goal Is the Moon"

The former astronaut Thomas Reiter thinks that, realistically, humans will land on Mars in around 20 years. "But the next logical goal is the moon," Reiter explained in Stuttgart. After all, the outbound trip alone to Mars would last seven months.
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How Diverse Living in Old Age Can Be Achieved

The "LebensPhasenhaus" in Tübingen has been awarded the 2016 German Senior Citizens' Awards. At the award ceremony in Berlin, the residential project received the main prize worth EUR 60,000. The "LebensPhasenhaus" enables its residents through technical and social innovations to live independently in old age.
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Commitment in Times of Change

The US has elected a new president. Will German-American relations change? For more than thirty years, the Robert Bosch Stiftung has been actively working to strengthen transatlantic relations and will continue to expand this commitment in times of change.