Demo­cratic culture

Academy in Exile

The Academy in Exile is aimed at threatened academics from Turkey and intended to enable them to continue their academic work in Germany within the framework of a scholarship.
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Michael Radix
Managing Director
Annette Dorothea Weber
Artistic Director
Anna Stein
Project Manager
Rana Göroğlu
Project Coordinator Europe and Islam
Martin Wetzel
Managing Director


In the Association of Socio-Cultural Migrant Organizations in Dortmund (VMDO), 60 migrant organizations work together irrespective of their nationality, in order to strengthen the potential of people with a migrant background as individual and civil-societal protagonists.
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Edina Malkić

timetrail I Urban.History & Remembrance

The timetrail I Urban.History & Remembrance project aims to develop innovative, sustainable formats for politico-historical and human-rights education for children and young people in Neubrandenburg.
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Social inclusion
Ulrike Süss
General Manager
Mirjam Zickerow-Grund
Director Pedagogic Workshop
Sema Aslan
Director Pedagogic Workshop

km2 of Education in Neubrandenburg

One Square Kilometer of Education in Neubrandenburg is a network of public and private-sector educational institutions, which enables children to achieve individually successful educational biographies, on the basis of local needs and with the Pedagogic Workshop as a nodal point.
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Prof. Dr. Drorit Lengyel
Project Manager
Tobias Klaus
Project Assistant

Rudolf Freudenberg Prize

Every year, the Rudolf Freudenberg Prize is awarded in recognition of innovative business ideas from inclusion-driven companies, so as to draw attention to the fact that the vocational inclusion of people with disabilities and mental illnesses is possible and harbors potentials and opportunities for employers as well.
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Dr. Wilfried Kruse
Jens Leschner
Deputy Managing Director

Roma School Mediation, RAA Berlin

The Roma School Mediation in the districts of Berlin-Central, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Lichtenberg aims to build a bridge between teachers, parents and pupils, so as to improve the educational chances of children and young people with a Romno background.
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Who we are
The Freudenberg Foundation was set up in 1984 by partners of the Freudenberg & Co. KG company as an independent, civil-societal organization tasked with fostering education and peaceful co-existence.

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