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"Cultural exchange forms the lifeline of dialogue between societies"

ifa | About the influence of sanctions on the cultural relations between two countries: An interview with Christian von Soest.

Research Programme

Research Programme "Culture and Foreign Policy"

Within the Research Programme "Culture and Foreign Policy" experts do research on topics related to Germany’s Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy. They investigate specific topics, develop findings and formulate politicy recommendations for future foreign cultural policy strategies. 

ifa Research Award

Ronald Grätz, ifa-Generalsekretär; Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow-Hecht, Freie Universität Berlin; Preisträgerin Elena Korowin; Preisträger Jens Adam; Dr. Martina Fischer, Brot für die Welt; Gudrun Czekalla, Geschäftsführerin des WIKA

For its ifa Research Award on Foreign Cultural Policy, the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) chooses outstanding thesises or dissertations in the field of foreign cultural policy.


ifa Libarary; photo: ifa / Honzera

Selective bibliography on theses in the field of culture and foreign policy continuously updated by the ifa Library.