Germany and the United States: Reliable Allies

Germans and Americans overwhelmingly see one another as reliable allies – despite different views on Russia, global leadership and trade. This is the result of a new survey by the Pew Research Center in association with the Bertelsmann Foundation.

Großbritannien auf der auf einem 20-Euro-Schein aufgedruckten Europakarte, daneben eine 1-Euro-Münze.


BREXIT could be expensive – especially for the United Kingdom…

Exiting the EU could cost the United Kingdom more than €300 billion. The remaining EU member states would only experience minor economic losses from an exit. But elections in the British House of Commons could set a course for a bitter economic and above all political setback for the entire EU. read more

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Asia Policy Brief

The Coup One Year on: Thailand's "Ugly German" Constitution

One year after the military seized power once again, Germans still tend to think of Thailand as a tropical dream destination. In reality, it has become a dictatorship. read more


A new chapter in the history of democracy

At the Bertelsmann Stiftung's European Neighbourhood Conference, German President Joachim Gauck praised host country Tunisia. read more

Reinhard Mohn Prize 2015: Shaping a fair migration!

The global competition for skilled employees is on its way. Alongside the migration of people offers possibilities for countries of origin, countries of immigration and immigrants - if migration is shaped in a fair way. The movie deals with the chances and challenges of migration. read more