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Flight & Integration

Flight and immigration present society with a challenge – namely how to integrate refugees and immigrants into a nation, both in terms of employment and social integration in general. The Schöpflin Foundation therefore supports projects and organisations that work to promote the long-term integration of people with a migration background.

Non-Profit Journalism

Journalism is going through a period of upheaval. Old business models are becoming less and less effective. Media diversity is under threat. Non-profit journalism is one of many responses to what some people are calling the »crisis in the media«. We believe it is a necessary addition to state-funded and commercial journalism because a free press is a prerequisite for an open society and a vibrant democracy.

Schöpflin Biotop

The Schöpflin Biotop think-tank focuses on projects that are not mainstream, but which are so interesting and promising that we feel they are worthy of further investigation. The Biotop may throw up new issues, or give rise to new cooperation projects. In short, the Biotop is where the Schöpflin Foundation can experiment with its own future.

Economy & Democracy

In the right quantities, the economy and democracy go together like salt and pepper. But today the pursuit of profit dominates the taste of politics; and democracy has become too insipid. That is why we promote organisations that are working on a »new recipe« – one that will make the economy more digestible and will once again give people a taste for democracy.


More and more school children are struggling with finding the right path for them: should they succumb to the increasing pressure to go to university and get a degree? Or should they try to gain a place on one of the rare apprenticeship schemes? At the same time, the divide between what children currently learn at school and the skills they will need in the course of their lives is becoming ever wider. It is time for a rethink – and to set a new course. The Schöpflin Foundation, together with its partners, is looking for new ways of doing things.


Our Venues

The Schöpflin Foundation’s culture and debating venue – a place for agitation.

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Act before addiction takes hold.

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The ideal breeding ground for creativity, inspiration and innovation.

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A very special place where individuals learn how to become integrated members of the community.

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A creative town planning project using the knowledge of the many to re-design part of the town…

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Deutsches Lehrerforum stärkt Vernetzung


Lehrkräfte aus ganz Deutschland kommen zum vierten Deutschen Lehrerforum zusammen

Schöpflin Stiftung unterstützt Gründung neuer Finanzmarkt-NGO


Grünen-Politiker Gerhard Schick (MdB) wird Vorstand der Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende e.V.

Stop bargaining! Why we need to shape politics


Report of the Schöpflin Foundation and the IPG on Free Trade Agreements.

Der 3. Weg im Journalismus


Campfire - Festival für Journalismus und digitale Zukunft

Journalismus? Nicht umsonst!


Fachkonferenz zum gemeinnützigen Journalismus

CETA-Aktionstag für einen global gerechten Welthandel


Das Netzwerk Gerechter Welthandel ruft zum CETA-Aktionstag am 29. September 2018 auf.

1. Pädagogisches Forum der Schöpflin Stiftung


Mehr als 40 PädagogInnen aus Lörrach und Umgebung kamen im Werkraum zusammen.

Schöpflin-Stipendien für lösungsorientierten Journalismus


Die GewinnerInnen 2018 stehen fest!