ifa
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen

Fostering Communication – Creating Understanding

For a world where everyone can contribute to the peaceful coexistence of cultures. ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen works with partners worldwide to promote freedom in the arts, research and civil society by bringing people together who are committed to an open society. To facilitate this exchange, we are committed to generating analogue and digital spaces for people to network, negotiate and co-create. We give a voice to activists, artists and scientists, promote their collaboration and work closely with European partners to pursue our goals. Based on our core competencies in art, research and civil society, we build and foster networks to achieve a lasting impact.

Today, ifa sees itself as an international intermediary organisation that promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. It also acts as a centre of excellence for international relations and cultural exchange. With its networks, funding programmes and projects, the Institute advocates freedom in art, research, and civil society and creates analogue and digital spaces for encounter, exchange, negotiation, and co-creation. In doing so, it gives a voice to activists, artists, and scholars and addresses the challenges of today’s globalised, ever-changing world.

Andreas Greiner © Andreas Greiner / composition by Tyler Friedman
ifa
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen

Fostering Communication – Creating Understanding

For a world where everyone can contribute to the peaceful coexistence of cultures. ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen works with partners worldwide to promote freedom in the arts, research and civil society by bringing people together who are committed to an open society. To facilitate this exchange, we are committed to generating analogue and digital spaces for people to network, negotiate and co-create. We give a voice to activists, artists and scientists, promote their collaboration and work closely with European partners to pursue our goals. Based on our core competencies in art, research and civil society, we build and foster networks to achieve a lasting impact.

Today, ifa sees itself as an international intermediary organisation that promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. It also acts as a centre of excellence for international relations and cultural exchange. With its networks, funding programmes and projects, the Institute advocates freedom in art, research, and civil society and creates analogue and digital spaces for encounter, exchange, negotiation, and co-creation. In doing so, it gives a voice to activists, artists, and scholars and addresses the challenges of today’s globalised, ever-changing world.

Andreas Greiner © Andreas Greiner / composition by Tyler Friedman
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