Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) – Foundation for social democracy!
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition iThe Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social... more
Friedrich Ebert was born on February 4, 1871, as the son of a tailor in Heidelberg. He joined the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) in 1889, even before he had finished his apprenticeship as a saddler. more
The Scholarship Programme of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
The promotion of young talent is one of the founding principles of the FES. The first scholarships were awarded to particularly talented young individuals from a working class milieu who were taking an active part in the... more
FES Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (ROCPE)
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.