News from the ifa

CrossCulture Internships 2015: Call for applications

Extended deadline. Professionals and voluntary enganging persons from Germany can apply until 9 February for the funding programme CrossCulture internships 2015.

Respect and Tolerance

Tolerance and Respect: Je suis Charlie

International press commentaries to the Paris attacks, January 2015

News on Cultural Exchange

The sound of Europe

SHAPE, a new European platform within the EU’s Creative Europe programme, aims to foster emerging musicians and circulate their works across the continent.

Creative Europe | 29.01.2015

British Council to close Scandinavian offices

The British Council will no longer have a permanent physical presence in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

British Council | 26.01.2015

Topic of intimacy explored by international photographers

Between 23 January and 5 February, the Chobi Mela photography festival in Bangladesh is bringing together 30 artists from across 22 countries, including some big names in the industry.

Chobi Mela | 23.01.2015


05.02.2015 | Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá
Exhibition opening
05.02.2015, 19:00 – 22:00 h | ifa Gallery Berlin
Exhibition opening
12.02.2015, 11:00 – 12:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Press review
12.02.2015, 19:00 – 21:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Exhibition opening
19.02.2015, 16:00 – 17:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour

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 – Fri 13–18

BY NOW. Contemporary Photography from Belarus, 13.02. - 12.04-2015, ifa Gallery Stuttgart

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

In a class of its own – schools worldwide, 05.02.2015 – 06.04.2015, ifa Gallery Berlin

Linienstraße 139/140
10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue – Sun 14–18

German school

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Fon +49. 711.2225-139

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