Asia Policy Brief

Asian Middle Classes – Drivers of Political Change?

Asia's growing middle classes have been exceptionally influential not only in the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong, but also in many other recent political developments in China, Indonesia, Thailand and India. Four authors examine that role in the new issue of the Asia Policy Brief.

The participants of the Lied Master Class onstage with Liz Mohn.


NEUE STIMMEN Lied Master Class comes to successful conclusion

Four young opera singers gave a compelling final concert with lieder by Franz Schubert and Richard Strauss. read more

Two experts discuss on the podium at an event staged by the New Pact for Europe initiative on July 1, 2014 in Brussels.


A new pact for Europe!

How can Europe gain more acceptance among citizens? The intiative "New Pact for Europe" has mooted possible answers. read more

Our new website

Your online guide to the Bertelsmann Stiftung

As of today bertelsmann-stiftung.de has a whole new look. Completely redesigned for this relaunch, our new online portal provides you with easier access to the work we do. read more


Preparation for Opera-Stage - Master Class Neue Stimmen 2014

During the NEUE STIMMEN Master Class, renowned instructors prepare young talents from around the globe for a career in opera. read more