Online Forum

Who we are

The fellows & friends programme is an initiative for fellows and friends of the Hertie Foundation. Our circle includes current and former students, grantees and researchers of the Foundation and its projects.

Information exchange and networking

The online forum is the platform for all 5000 Hertie fellows to exchange information with each other, across the whole foundation and all its programmes. It offers its members innovative think-tanks, expert forums, interesting professional perspectives and much more.

Prof. Dr. Birgit Liss

Birgit is a full Professor and Director of the Institute of Applied Physiology at Ulm University in Germany. Beyond academia, she is actively engaging in politics and society. From her point of view, one key to success is to work harder than others.

Hertie Fellows Summit - Shaping the Society of 2030

''Shaping the Society of 2030'' was the motto for the Hertie Fellows Summit 2018 that brought together around 200 Hertie fellows at the Harnack-House of the Max-Planck-Society on 23 – 24 June 2018. Check out the gallery for photos.

PhD Programme medMS - Hertie Fellows

Marcel Seungsu Woo is Hertie fellows in the doctoral program MedMS. His PhD thesis is about a neurotransmitter in the brain. Read more about his work in the field of MS.

Hertie-Notizen - Der Newsletter der GHST

Now you can read the newest edition of the Hertie-Notizen online. Exciting new things are happening at the foundation: How does digitalization affect the foundation's mission?, robots in elementary school lessons, integration in the double-decker bus, a cup of coffee with the Dalai Lama and much more.

Unterstützen Sie den Deutschen Integrationspreis bis zum 9.Mai!

Ran an die Sparschweine! Der Crowdfundingcontest auf startnext läuft noch bis Mittwoch, den 9. Mai 2018 und wir haben da noch ein paar Projekte, die dringend Ihre Unterstützung gebrauchen können:

"Visionaries hacking the system and shaping tomorrow"

On 4 May 2018 three Hertie School of Governance graduates present their visions for the future and how they are trying to bring these to realization in their daily work.

Pedro Obando

While in Brussels, Pedro worked in telecommunication and banking, which he did not continue in order to pursue what he loved most at that time: »to live in Berlin and do policy«.

Daphnee Iglesias

»I always wanted to go out and explore«, she says. And so she did. »Every step built my character, made me ready for the next challenge.«