Heinrich Böll Foundation


The Heinrich Böll Foundation is a legally independent political foundation emerging 1997 from the foundation association Regenbogen and is affiliated with the Green Party. Its activities are guided by the fundamental political values of ecology, democracy, solidarity, and non-violence, its organs of regional activities in political education are the 16 state foundations.

The Foundation's primary objective is to support political education promoting democratic involvement, socio-political activism, and cross-cultural understanding. Both within Germany and abroad it is engaged in the fields 

The Scholarship Department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation awards scholarships for students und postgraduated from all fields and nationalities.

With its various subject areas the Heinrich Böll Foundation attends specific to this fields that it considers to be extra important:

Periodical Publications

Heinrich Böll Foundation


Schumannstraße 8
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 285 34 0
Fax: +49 (0)30 285 34 109