A vivid intercultural exchange ensures that societies don’t cut themselves off but draw on international input to help them handle social challenges in new ways. Exposure to foreign cultures gives personal experiences that broaden their horizons and invite them to change their attitudes and perspectives. Creative artists and other professionals in the field who deal with foreign cultures and are part of international collaborations play a key role in this regard.
We focus on developing cultural projects with an international outlook and social impact. In doing so, we rely on influencers in the art and culture sector who launch high-quality cultural projects and reach a wide audience this way. We support their cross-border commitment by supporting their training and mobility as well as their collaboration in networks.
We strengthen the collaboration between actors from the cultural field, the public, and the private sector throughout Europe and support projects for sustainable urban development through cultural activities.
We support international partnerships between a theater or an independent theater company in a German-speaking country and one foreign partner located either in an Eastern European or North African country.
The Thomas Mann House serves as a place where, in the spirit of Thomas Mann, debates are initiated, which deal with the issues of the present and the future on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2018, a residency program in form of...
The aim of "Finding Common Ground" is to build an international network of media actors who create new formats for dialogue and exchange together, who overcome digital echo chambers and filter bubbles and who initiate public...
French graduates visit kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, vocational schools, and high schools across Germany and raise the interest of students, teachers, and parents in French language and culture.