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.

Fellows Initiative: Shaping Hertie Network on Digitalization 2020

Hertie Fellows with an interest in the topic digitlization are invited to participate in the development of the Hertie Network on Digitalization as part of the workshop "Shaping HNoD 2020". Registration is open until Sunday, 13 January 2019.

Wissenschaftliche Konzepte entwickeln und auf den Punkt bringen (DE)

Hertie Fellows, who work as Phds/Postdocs (all age and disciplines) are invited to apply for a spot at the workshop “Wissenschaftliche Konzepte entwickeln und auf den Punkt bringen” (DE) from 25 – 26 January 2018 in Berlin.

Siddharth Merchant

After travelling the world to build his academic and professional experience, Siddharth Merchant eventually returned home to India, where he is now working with the World Bank. There he focuses on the energy and extractive industries. More in portrait.

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: 1. Frankfurter Demokratiekonvent, Podcast Initiative CorrelAid, Video series "Mein Land. Dein Land. Deutschland" and more.

Call for Applications German Prize for Integration 2019 (DE)

Sie haben eine Idee oder engagieren sich schon in einem Projekt, das den gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt in Deutschland stärkt? Dann bewerben Sie sich bis zum Mittwoch, den 23. Januar 2019 für den Deutschen Integrationspreis 2019!

Podcast "Bist du Patriot?" (DE)

You can get an impression of the last reunion of the Jugend debattiert alumni association by listening to the podcast „Bist du Patriot?” (DE). It offers interesting debates and perspectives on the topic “patriotism”. Among others, Kurt Beck, Ministerpräsident a. D., participated in the event.

Regional Network Meeting Dresden

As part of the DemoSlam Hertie fellows are cordially invited to a regional network meeting on Monday, 10 December 2018 in Dresden. Learn more about the fellows & friends Programme and get to know other Hertie fellows.

Dr. Henning Beck

With a PhD in neuroscience, Henning mediates between science and the public. As he puts it, he »is the guy who tells people how the brain works« in simple yet entertaining terms – on the radio, in schools and through various talks and books.