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Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation, was awarded an honorary professorship by the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Washington University, St. Louis.

The Research Unit of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR), which have been initialized by the Stiftung Mercator and the Volkswagen Foundation, presents a comparative study on the staying intensions of international students in five EU countries.

The first Herrenhausen Conference „Downscaling Science“ will be held from December 12-14, 2012 in the new convention center Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover. Register now!

More than 500 delegates will convene in Belfast from 6-8 June for the 23rd EFC Annual General Assembly and Conference to debate foundations’ role in achieving peace through social justice.

A team of scientists from the University of Geneva and the Charité University Medicine Berlin has found a fundamentally new mechanism how our defense system is ramped up when facing a viral intruder. Exploitation of this mechanism in vaccines sparks new hope for better prevention and therapy of infectious diseases and cancer.

Photography Students of the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts present a richly illustrated portrait of the Volkswagen Foundation and its activities.