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Stuttgart is Germany's city of culture 2014

According to the ranking of German cultural cities by HWWI/Berenberg, Stuttgart has the best balance between cultural offerings and demand. ifa's Library and Gallery contribute to the variety of Stuttgart's cultural scene.

Now available: The new issue of KULTURAUSTAUSCH

One year after the election of President Hassan Rouhani KULTURAUSTAUSCH takes a look on the Iran, feared but still much unknown country. Has the population achieved more liberties than before? Available in German only.

News on Cultural Exchange

Now in session: Berlinale Talents Durban

For the 7th time, Berlinale Talents Durban has brought young filmmakers from across the African continent to develop their skills and network with established professionals.

Durban International Film Festival | 21.07.2014

Australia supports teacher education project in Myanmar

A new Australia-supported USD 2.5 million teacher education project has been announced, to be implemented by UNESCO Myanmar in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Myanmar.

UNESCO | 17.07.2014

A record-breaking year for Erasmus

In the 2012–2013 academic year, nearly 270,000 students received Erasmus grants to study or train abroad. The most popular destinations: Spain, Germany and France.

European Commission | 15.07.2014


25.07.2014, 16:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided Tour with Andrea Welz
31.07.2014 | RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
Exhibition opening
14.08.2014, 19:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Exhibition opening
15.08.2014, 16:00 – 17:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
In the context of the exhibition
Liina Siib – Spin around and twirl!
04.09.2014 | Centro Cultural Metropolitano CCM, Quito
Exhibition opening

Cultures merge

The ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is committed to a peaceful and enriching coexistence of people and cultures worldwide.

ifa Library, reading room

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.147

Tue, Thu, Fri   13–18
Wed   10–19

Sibylle Bergemann. Photographien. Mitte, Mauerpark 1976; © Sibylle Bergemann, 27.06. – 27.07.2014, ifa Gallery Stuttgart

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

Moshekwa Langa. The Jealous Lover, 11.07. – 21.09.2014, ifa Gallery Berlin

Linienstraße 139/140
10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue–Sun   2–6 pm
open also on holidays

German school

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Fon +49. 711.2225-139

  • KULTURAUSTAUSCH 3/2014: Iran
  • KULTURAUSTAUSCH 2/2014: Inseln
  • KULTURAUSTAUSCH 1/2014: Sport

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