German Marshall Fund

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF ) is an independent U.S. foundation, which is dedicated to the promotion of transatlantic relations in politics, economy and society. The Foundation was established in 1972 due to a donation by the Federal Republic of Germany as a thank you to the people of the U.S. and as a constant reminder of the commitments under the name Marshall Plan in the history of the European Recovery Program (1947 ) for the reconstruction of Europe after the Second World War. The international importance of the GMF on both sides of the Atlantic now plays that correspond to seven European offices in Berlin, Bratislava, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, and Bucharest, which, by the foundation next to the headquarters of the GMF in Washington, DC USA, to be entertained. Chaired share Guido Goldman and Marc Leland.

The foundation aims to deepen the understanding between Europeans and Americans to support the cooperation and to promote the exchange of practical experience. The support of individuals and institutions will be awarded according to the following guidelines:

  • Projects must thematize aspects that are relevant for European countries and for the United States of significance. You need to include people or institutions on both sides of the Atlantic.
  • The GMF is particularly keen to develop leaders who are involved in the field of transatlantic relations.
  • The projects must be applied to the transfer of experience and innovation go; they should ideally involve practitioners and policy makers.

Funded people

  • Thorben Albrecht
  • Niels Annen
  • Pavol Demeš
  • Klaus -Dieter Frankenberger
  • Jörg Himmelreich
  • Robert Kagan
  • Joachim Krebs
  • Thomas Kleine- Brockhoff
  • Jörg Lau
  • Cem Özdemir
  • Constanze Stelzenmüller
  • Astrid Ziebarth