Publication Series

What is Europe's future? "Europa Briefings" cover key topics

In the publication series "Europa Briefing", the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin cover key topics of European politics and present possible scenarios: What is the problem? What might happen next? And what can politics do now?


Social Justice Index

Nosedive halted: recovery on the labour market improves social justice in the EU

Rising poverty, youth unemployment and impending sovereign bankruptcies – Europe has been undergoing a stress test almost permanently since the financial crisis began in 2008. For a number of years, the opportunities for people to participate in society worsened considerably in most EU states. But now a new trend is emerging.


Book Publication

What Holds Asian Societies Together?

Many Asian economies are expanding rapidly and growing ever more complex. At the same time, however, social problems are also increasing in South, Southeast, and East Asia. So what about the social cohasion in this region? read more

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How German SMEs can benefit from the Startup Nation Israel

Our study shows far-reaching potential in the close cooperation between German and Israeli businesses. read more

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40 Years Bertelsmann Stiftung

For 40 years, we have been committed helping everbody to be part of the society. Our anniversary year is dedicated to "Inspiring people. Shaping the future" - with numerous events and activities.  read more


40 Years of the Bertelsmann Stiftung

Since its founding in 1977, the Bertelsmann Stiftung's mission has been to identify social trends and problems in order to develop sustainable solutions. read more