Although the 2017 jubilee year begins on 31 October 2016, the Reformation Decade has been preparing for the 500th anniversary since 2008.
Martin Luther was a traveller – he left his mark in many places. And yet the Reformer has always remained something of a mystery.
The Reformation is one of the most far-reaching events in European history. Its impact and its initiators will be a subject of disscussion during the Reformation anniversary celebrations in 2017.
DAAD centres at the universities in Haifa and Jerusalem convey a new image of Germany to young Israelis.
The Max Planck Society’s experts in basic research are among the world’s most renowned scholars and scientists.
Some 15,000 researchers and 7,000 PhD students conduct research for the Helmholtz Association in 18 centres.
The Leibniz Association brings together 89 research centres covering subjects from natural sciences to the humanities.
The German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the German Council of Science and Humanities provide social and research policy advice.
The German Research Foundation, Europe’s largest research-funding organisation, supports roughly 30,000 projects a year.
Gerhard Casper, a prominent lecturer in constitutional law and knowledge manager, is to become president in residence.
Professor Aleida Assmann describes the changing attitude towards remembrance 70 years after the end of the Second World War.
A passion for undiscovered worlds: whether they are investigating plants, virtual reality, the ocean depths or outer space, leading researchers in Germany are taking us beyond the boundaries of our current knowledge.