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Social development calls for critical reflection. This is a principle to which Kurt A. Körber felt bound both as a German and as a world citizen. The foundation established by him takes on this social challenge at a national and an international level.

Acting as an operating foundation, it develops and promotes programmes for which it retains full responsibility, while still remaining open to suggestions and cooperations. The aim of its work is to try out new ideas and methods and to transfer them to society. Körber-Stiftung seeks to encourage others to take initiative into their own hands.


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At the start of Germany’s presidency over the EU Council during a time of exceptional challenges, Körber-Stiftung hosted award-winning historian Philipp Ther for an online debate on the past and current state of the Union.

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Körber European Science Prize 2020 goes to Botond Roska. The Hungarian physician revolutionised ophthalmology with his work and is one of the world's leading experts in the study of vision and the retina.

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The Corona pandemic has shaken the European Union to its very core. Faced with a cascade of existential challenges the Union met its “moment of truth”. The 173rd Bergedorf Round Table explored which political and economic measures should be taken in order to mitigate the impact of the Corona crisis.

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On the eve of the Germany presidency of the EU Council and Brexit negotiations entering their conclusive phase, Körber-Stiftung invited experts from throughout the continent to join in a History and Politics Dialogue with social and political researcher Sophia Gaston, director of the British Foreign Policy Group, and historian Helene von Bismarck.

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