The wind of freedom blows
Ulrich von Hutten

Award ceremony Hanns Martin Schleyer Prizes 2020/2021

live stream September 27, 2021, 18:00 pm

Europe on the Move? –
Stimulating New Ideas for Promoting Liberty and Prosperit

2022 | Munich

Impressions of the X. International Congress 2018 in Berlin [to the current event]


Shaping digitalisation:
The Responsibilities of Science –
Ideas to drive our Economy and our Society

XV Higher Education Symposium | Berlin

The Future of University Teaching

Papers of the XIV Higher Education Symposium now available online

[only in German]


The Future of Scientific Journalism

VII Universitas Prize awards ceremony

[only in German]


The Notre Dame fire has reminded us that Europe is more than treaties and institutions, important as they may be. What matters is the spirit.

Sylvie Goulard at the awards ceremony for the Hanns Martin Schleyer Prizes 2018/2019

[only in German]


On the 40th anniversary of the Schleyer Foundation

Portrait Hanns Martin Schleyer

[only in German]


It is now up to the younger generation to provide answers

Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the German Parliament, delivers the Jürgen Strube Lecture before students of the University of Leipzig

[only in German]



How digitalisation is changing the whole economy …

A symposium organized jointly with the Otto Wolff Foundation and the IWP


[only in German]


40 years of the Schleyer Foundation

[only in German]


Upcoming Events


The Award Ceremony is cancelled due to the rise in Covid 19 infections in Germany. It will be rescheduled to a date later in year 2022.

2022 | Munich

Award Ceremony Friedwart Bruckhaus Prize 2020/2021
From Rescuer to Helmsman?
The Opportunities and Risks of a New Economic Role for the State in the Shadow of the Crisis


Due to the current rapid rise in Covid 19 infections in Germany we will be not able to hold our upcoming Congress as scheduled. With great reluctance, we have therefore decided to cancel the December event and reschedule the Congress to a date later in year 2022.

2022 | Munich

Europe on the Move? –
Stimulating New Ideas to Promote Liberty and Prosperity in a Changing World Order

XI. International Congress
together with ifo Institut
in cooperation with vbw and Heinz and Heide Dürr Foundation

February 2-3, 2022 | Hamburg

XVI. Higher Education Symposium
Total Transfer? Thoughts on how to manage new Expectations in Science, Society and Politics

in cooperation with Heinz Nixdorf Foundation together with University Hamburg


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