On June 9-11, 2016, researchers and international experts on transnational and comparative approaches from social, economic, cultural and political history met in Hanover, Germany, for a Herrenhausen Symposium.

Young African researchers met with international experts in Accra, Ghana, at the second KEYS symposium to enhance their skills in the field of cement and concrete construction technology.

Thai Experts of the project "Climate Change Mitigation and Poverty Reduction (CliMiP) – Trade-Offs or Win-Win Situations?" organized a policy workshop.

Freigeist-Fellow Prof. Dr. Neil Thurman analyzes the professional, personal and societal consequences of automated journalistic work.

Secretary General Wilhelm Krull was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa of Ilia State University.

Could events affecting Volkswagen AG have an impact on the Volkswagen Foundation’s funding activities? An interview with Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Foundation.

In his project "The Neural Basis of Social Valuation - the Confluence of Neuroscience, Psychology & Economics" Marijn van Wingerden from the University of Düsseldorf applies a quantitative, interdisciplinary approach to social decision making in rodents to uncover the neural basis of social valuation.

Read our magazine on the Volkswagen Foundation’s international focus.

On December 8 und 9, 2015, international experts met in Hanover to discuss future challenges for research and society.