Who We Are

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The Robert Bosch Stiftung is one of the major foundations in Europe that is associated with a private company. Through our work, we have followed the legacy of Robert Bosch for over 50 years, continuing his commitment to social and societal causes in a contemporary form.

Get to know us better on this website: Find out about our employees and the structure of the Foundation and learn more about our founder, Robert Bosch. We will show you the Foundation’s facilities, and we invite you to take a virtual tour of the Robert Bosch Haus.

Get to Know Us

Mitarbeiterporträts der Stiftung
Collage Robert Bosch Stiftung / M. Fuchs, M. Frauendorf, T. Bohm

Die Stiftung, das sind rund 200 Mitarbeiter mit unterschiedlichen Werdegängen, Hintergründen und Erfahrungen. Durch ihr Wissen und Engagement kann die Stiftung den Herausforderungen unserer Zeit mutig begegnen und Lösungen zu drängenden Fragen unserer Gesellschaft aufzeigen. Wir arbeiten in Teams mit flachen Hierarchien und pflegen ein wertschätzendes Miteinander. Lernen Sie uns kennen!

Das Team der Robert Bosch Stiftung

Our Guiding Principles

Our charitable commitment is based on clear and transparent guiding principles. For this purpose we have compiled a catalog of principles that guides our long-term planning and our concrete project work.

Our Guiding Principles

Transparency: Purpose of the Foundation

 

 

Our Constitution

The Foundation exclusively and directly serves charitable purposes. As a shareholder of Robert Bosch GmbH the Foundation receives a proportion of the distributed dividends in the company. Given its status as a charitable institution the Foundation does not engage in corporate activity. The voting rights associated with its shares in Robert Bosch GmbH have been transferred to a trust, Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG.

The Constitution of the Bosch Group

Our Committees

The decision-making bodies of the Robert Bosch Stiftung are its Partners' Meeting, the Board of Trustees, and the Management Board. Its charitable activities and the deployment of its resources are determined by the Board of Trustees, who are also partners of the Foundation. As directed by Robert Bosch, the Board of Trustees is made up of members of his family, as well as entrepreneurs and personalities from the public domain.

Shareholders' Meeting, Board of Trustees

Our Founder: Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch Porträt
Robert Bosch GmbH, Historische Kommunikation

Die Robert Bosch Stiftung wurde 1964 auf Grundlage des Testaments von Robert Bosch gegründet. Dieser hatte in seinem Vermächtnis festgelegt, dass mit den Erträgen seines Vermögens »neben der Linderung von allerhand Not, vor allem auf Hebung der sittlichen, gesundheitlichen und geistigen Kräfte« der Menschen hinzuwirken sei.

Lernen Sie den Unternehmer, Stifter und Bürger Robert Bosch kennen

Virtual Tour

Since 1986 the headquarters of the Robert Bosch Stiftung has been located in Robert Bosch’s former house in Stuttgart. The virtual tour invites you to visit the villa and the adjacent park. Enter the historic rooms of the Robert Bosch House and click on the additional information to learn more about the House, the Foundation, and its work.