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.

Europa Anders Denken: Österreich (DE)

On March 20, 2019 Hertie fellows discussed the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union with Dr. Peter Huber, ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Germany. This event was part of the format "Think Europe Differently". Take a look at our pictures of the evening in the photo gallery.

Guided Tour: 100 Years Bauhaus – Ideas for a More Democratic Living

Hertie fellows are cordially invited to join the guided tour “100 Years Bauhaus – Ideas for a More Democratic Living” in Berlin-Weißensee on Saturday, 13 April 2019. We will visit House Lemke by Mies van der Rohe and other representative buildings by Bauhaus architects.

Book Discussion: The Transformative Potential of the Knowledge Economy

Hertie fellows are cordially invited to join Nesta Foundation and Roberto Mangabeira Unger for the discussion of his new book "The Knowledge Economy".

Budapest European Agora

Hertie fellows (18 – 30 years) are cordially invited to apply for the Budapest European Agora. For five days, 10 – 14 July 2019, one will have the opportunity to exchange on the future of Europe with 130 young Europeans in debates, workshops and interactive sessions. Application deadline: Friday, 5 April 2019

Claudia Müller

Claudia sums up her motivation to set up her own start-up in the following terms: »If money makes the world go round, we need to make sure it flows into the right hands.« With the help of a stipend she started the Female Finace Forum.

HGEN: Cracking the Ceiling Conference & Internal Network Meeting

The Hertie Gender Equality Network (HGEN) of the fellows & friends Programme will host the "Cracking the Ceiling Conference" on 6 April 2019 and an Internal Network Meeting on 7 April 2019 on the topic of “Policy Making in the Era of Intersectionality” in Berlin. Sign up to participate until Friday, 15 March 2019.

Hertie-Notizen - The Newsletter of the GHST (DE)

Now you can read the newest edition of the Hertie-Notizen online. Exciting new things are happening at the foundation: New GHS website, learn:neuro app, interview with Dr. Evgeniya Sayko and more.

Hertie Network Lunches - Spring 2019 / 13. March 2019

On several dates during spring 2019 Hertie fellows from Berlin and current Hertie School of Governance students (MPP, EMPA, MIA and Phd) are invited to meet the fellows & friends team and other Hertie Foundation colleagues for lunch to learn more about the Hertie Foundation and its projects.