News from the ifa

Research Programme: Call for proposals

The ifa Research Programme "Culture and Foreign policy" calls for proposals for their project "Sport – cultural aspects of a global movement". Location will be in Brussels. Deadline is 1 September 2014.

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.

News on Cultural Exchange

Saving Pompeii

Preservation of the ruins of Pompeii is being financed with €78 million from the European Regional Development Fund.

European Commission | 18.08.2014

Australians and the arts

A study commissioned by the Australia Council reveals how the country’s citizens engage with the arts and how the arts enrich their lives.

Australia Council | 14.08.2014

Improvement for Afghanistan’s educational system

IIEP’s Advanced Training Programme (ATP) supports development for educational bodies, for example in Afghanistan.

IIEP | 12.08.2014


29.08.2014 | MOAD Museum of African Design, Johannesburg, Südarfika
Exhibition opening
04.09.2014 | Centro Cultural Metropolitano CCM, Quito
Exhibition opening
11.09.2014 | Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrad
Exhibition opening
12.09.2014, 16:30 – 18:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour with the art historians Ute Helga Schüler.
16.09.2014 – 18.09.2014 | Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Abeba
An international conference on art, public space, and culture of memory

Cultures merge

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

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Liina Siib. Spin around and twirl!; © Liina Siib, 15.08. – 05.10.2014, 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

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10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue–Sun   2–6 pm
open also on holidays

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