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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Ferdos Forudastan
Managing Director
Annette Dorothea Weber
Artistic Director
Anna Stein
Project Manager
Anna Mauz
Research Assistant
Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony


RomaniPhen is a grouping of Roma and Sinti women in Berlin who campaign against antiziganism in every form and for equality-based social participation of Sinti and Roma.
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Bastian Wierzioch
Jury and Presentation

Learning by Involvement competence center

The competence center for Learning by Involvement of the RAA Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania provides counseling, support and skilling for the teachers at schools that want to translate the teaching/learning approach of service learning into practical reality.
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Social inclusion
Jutta Haug
First Chairwoman
Jürgen Ripplinger
Managing Director
Anika Noack
Director Pedagogic Workshop

Local art projects

With nationwide art projects, the Freudenberg Foundation aims to provide access to art for children and young people, particularly from families living in poverty. Besides projects in Weinheim, the Temporary Gallery on the Campus Rütli in Berlin-Neukölln is regularly supported.
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Helga Nickich
Robert Kusche
Managing Director

Weinheimer Initiative

The Weinheimer Initiative Working Group is a nationwide alliance of more than 20 cities and counties that aim to enable transition between the school environment and the workplace world to be successfully achieved thanks to municipal coordination.
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Solveig Esman
School Social Worker
Leonie Teigler
Research Assistant
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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