The Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship is a program of the Robert Bosch Academy. With its Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship the Robert Bosch Academy offers outstanding personalities from over the world a residency of several months in Berlin. The highly individualized stays offer the Richard von Weizsäcker Fellows the intellectual freedom to deal with a variety of topics and issues beyond their regular duties and obligations. To foster dialogue among the Fellows and with the German and international public, the Robert Bosch Academy organizes numerous activities tailored to the background and interests of the respective Fellow. By engaging with the Fellows, German experts and decision-makers gain new perspectives on major social and political issues; in turn, Fellows expand their networks and enrich their expertise with insights in German and European policy debates and decision-making processes.