The zivik (Civil Conflict Resolution) programme promotes international peace projects in crisis regions and contributes to strengthening networks between state and non-state actors.

Humanitarian Assistance

Leben nach der Flut: Ein Junge steht in Pashtoon Ghari (Distrikt Nowshera) bei Peshawar in den Truemmern seines Hauses, August 2010; Foto: Thomas Lohnes, © Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

The Humanitarian Aid programme coordinates the cooperation of state and non-state organisation during natural disasters, crisis or armed conflicts.

CrossCulture Programme

Photo project  "Blasti - C'est ma place!" for the promotion of a dialogue between Tunesian women

The CrossCulture Programme provides an opportunity to young professionals and volunteers from Germany and the Islamic world to gather experience abroad.

CCP Refugees and Migration

Women and children in the unofficial refugee camp Banibangou in Niger along the border with Mali. © European Commission DG ECHO / Sean Smith (CC BY-SA 2.0), via Flickr

The CrossCulture Programme (CCP) Refugees and Migration supports networks, further training and exchange between professionals of refugee work and in the field of migration.




Photo: ifa / Scherhaufer

With its Integration and Media department the ifa supports German minorities in Central, Eastern and South East Europe and the CIS countries. (In German)

Exhibition Funding

Marion von Osten & Peter Spillmann: Viet Nam Diskurs, 2016; exhibition view; Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm

With its exhibition funding programme the ifa supports projects of contemporary German artists or artists with residence in Germany.



Artists' Contacts

Carolina Pérez Pallares: Rompeflasche, 2016; Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst (CAC), Quito; Foto: Rompeflasche, © Foto: Carolina Pérez Pallares

The Artists' Contacts programme promotes the international cooperation of German and foreign persons engaged in the cultural sector.



Rave Scholarships

Daniel Hewson, South Africa, Scholar at the Weltkulturen Museum Frankfurt/M.

The Rave Scholarships for junior employees form transition or developing country allow practical training at German museums, galleries or similar non-commercial institutions.