Title Kurzinfo Deadline
Society
Promoting science and scholarship
Foundations
Everyone
Foundations and NGOs
Politicians and administrators
Academics and scientists
Mercator Alumni Fund

Stiftung Mercator uses the Mercator Alumni Fund to support events, specialist seminars, workshops and project ideas by and for Mercator fellows and alumni. The goal is to foster an expert exchange on the foundation’s themes, to support inter-programme networking and to promote the ideas and initiatives of Stiftung Mercator fellows and alumni.

running
Society
Politics
University graduates and postgraduates
University administration
Young leaders
Politicians and administrators
Foundations and NGOs
Business
Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Each year, the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs promotes 24 highly-committed German-speaking university graduates from all disciplines and young professionals who aspire to positions of responsibility in the world of tomorrow. Fellows receive a monthly stipend. In addition, funding is available for stays abroad, conference participation and language courses.

This is a project of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, and of the Swiss Study Foundation and Stiftung Mercator Schweiz in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

running
Individual support
Promoting science and scholarship
University graduates and postgraduates
Cultural professionals
Academics and scientists
Mercator Fellowship Program

The Mercator Fellowship Program enables outstanding individuals from all over the world to do research on a specific academic or practice project and pursue explorative and unconventional fellow ideas, which address aspects relevant to the work of Stiftung Mercator.

running
Exchange (intern.)
Culture
Society
Children and adolescents
Teachers and educators
Young leaders
Mercator Exchange

Mercator Exchange combines the international exchange programmes run by Stiftung Mercator for schools, young people and multipliers. Under the Mercator Exchange umbrella, these programmes are expanded, refined and further developed. Mercator Exchange is Stiftung Mercator’s way of investing in the exchange of people and ideas between China, Turkey and Europe.

running
Exchange (intern.)
Energy (transition)
Europe
Society
Climate change
Politics
Promoting science and scholarship
University graduates and postgraduates
Politicians and administrators
Young leaders
Academics and scientists
University administration
Mercator IPC Fellowship Programme

The IPC Fellowship Programme is at the heart of the Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), an initiative that concentrates on the exchange of ideas and people in Turkey. The core philosophy behind this partnership is to identify common perspectives while at the same time always bearing in mind the European context.

already completed

Current calls for application from Stiftung Mercator, its partner organizations and project partners

Funding opportunities for individuals and organizations

See which applications are currently being requested by Stiftung Mercator, our partner organizations or project partners, or find information about calls for applications from the past three months.

Our general prerequisites for funding are explained in the section Information for applicants, where you will find our funding criteria and answers to frequently asked questions.

If you would like to work for us, take a look at current job vacancies in our Job section.