The heinous massacres of defenseless people in Israel leave us stunned. The Board of Trustees, the Management and Friends of the Aspen Institute Germany condemn these terrorist attacks in the strongest possible terms. Our thoughts are with the innocent victims in the region and their families, and our solidarity is with them all.
The U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture is now accepting applications for its 2024 cohort from farmers and other agriculture stakeholders. The application deadline is October 31, 2023.
The 2024 Laboratories of Democracy cohort is open for applications from U.S., German and Canadian State Legislators. The application deadline is October 31, 2023.
At the Aspen Institute Germany we want to promote value-based leadership, constructive dialogue, and international cooperation to tackle today‘s most pressing global challenges: geopolitical and geoeconomic conflicts, climate change, the health crisis, cyber risks, digitalization.
- Disinformation and the Role of Influencers in Times of Conflict: Prague Study Trip
- From December 6-8, 2023, the Aspen Institute Germany hosts a study trip in the framework of the project “Disinformation and the Role of Social Media Influencers in Times of Crises, Conflicts, and Wars”. The project brings together seventeen social media influencers and content creators from Germany, Ukraine, Romania, Czech Republic, Lithuania, and Latvia with other […]
- Dec 06, 2023
- Conference “Digitalization and Democracy”
- The Aspen Institute Germany in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro will host a high-level conference in Podgorica, on December 11-14, 2023, entitled “Digitalization and Democracy”. Digital developments are increasingly influencing the core aspects of democratic life. They can strengthen democratic processes and improve social participation, inclusion, and equality. Alternatively, they can […]
- Dec 11, 2023
From the Corn Belt to the Kornkammer: A Comparison of Agriculture in the United States and in Germany
This publication provides an overview of the agricultural sectors in Germany and the United States – covering details such as land use, labor force, production, and more.
The publication contains a summary of the Foresight Process Workshop, which took place as part of the project “Western Balkans Initiative: Engagement for Progress and Stability”. This was kindly supported by the German Federal Foreign Office.
Over two years, 15 decision-makers, experts, and stakeholders from Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Berlin collaborated on the “Future Cities – A Transatlantic Townhall” Project. Dive into our final publication to discover visionary insights on the future of urban landscapes, sustainability, and innovation.
With Juliane Schäuble, USA correspondent for Tagesspiegel, and Kai Whittaker, Member of the German Bundestag (CDU/CSU) and Deputy Chair of the German-American Parliamentary Group.
With Katharina Wegele, Director of the ARD-Studio Los Angeles, and Martin Wegele, Director Government and Regulatory Affairs at IBM in Berlin.
With Matthias Naß, International Correspondent of the editorial board of the weekly newspaper Die Zeit in Hamburg.
The Digital Program deals with the far-reaching social transformation processes of digitalization.
The Europe programs focuses on the future of Europe with a particular focus on the Western Balkans, EU enlargement, and questions of strategic autonomy.
The Aspen Leadership Program facilitates exchange between people in leadership positions to foster values-based leadership.
The Public Program provides a forum for open and constructive dialog between decision-makers and a broader audience on a wide range of current global challenges.
The Transatlantic Program facilitates an open, values-based dialogue on key challenges facing the transatlantic partnership.
The Aspen Institute Germany is an independent, non-partisan organization committed to promoting values-based leadership and open discourse on society, policy and global challenges.
The Aspen Institute Germany promotes values-based leadership, constructive dialog among conflicting parties, and Euro-Atlantic cooperation to support and enhance a strong open society.
The Aspen Institute Germany was founded in 1974 by Shepard Stone as the first Aspen Institute outside the United States. Founded in the midst of the Cold War, it promoted U.S.-German dialog with the Eastern Bloc.
Director Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner has led the Aspen team since January 2021. Our Transatlantic, Digital, Public and Europe Programs are being supported by a team of currently 21 staff members.
In addition to the founding institute in the USA, the global Aspen network includes independent institutes in Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia), France (Paris), Germany (Berlin), India (New Delhi), Italy (Rome), Japan (Tokyo), Mexico (Mexico City), New Zealand (Queenstown), Romania (Bucharest), Spain (Madrid), UK (London), and Ukraine (Kyiv).