With the Hilde Domin Programme, the Federal Foreign Office and the German Academic Exchange Service are founding a new scholarship programme for students and doctoral candidates who are denied the opportunity to study or complete a doctoral programme in their countries of origin.
From Georgia to Brazil, German assistance for cultural institutions abroad is making a difference.
The anniversary year “2021 – Jewish Life in Germany”, #2021JLID, begins on 21 February. The Federal Foreign Office will showcase the anniversary by means of a wide range of projects abroad, thereby raising awareness around the world of the long and significant tradition of Jewish life in Germany.
Nearly four months ago, a tremendous explosion devastated both the port and large parts of the city centre of the Lebanese capital. Despite the great willingness of international actors to help, the city and the entire country still face major challenges.
From international research projects to youth exchanges to coming to terms with colonialism, the Federal Foreign Office is sending a strong signal rejecting right-wing extremism, antisemitism and racism with new and strengthened measures.
How can humankind’s cultural heritage be protected from destruction as a result of climate change, natural disasters, illegal trade and armed conflicts? Experts are discussing this from 16 to 18 November at a conference organised by the Federal Foreign Office and its partners.