Foundations, Associations and Politics in Berlin

Stiftung, Verbände & Politik in Berlin
© Kirsten Breustedt, Berlin Partner

To all project managers, scientific employees, office administrators, PR agencies, marketing managers and colleagues, In Berlin, the range of occupations in the area of foundations, associations and politics is as varied as the focal points of the individual organisations. 

With almost 1,000 foundations and around 1,500 associations, Berlin is Germany’s central hub for foundations, associations and government, providing numerous interesting employment opportunities. You can find these opportunities at the following institutions and organisations:

These are just a few examples of the many interest groups that are based in Berlin. With practically all sectors represented from economics, politics, culture and the environment through to education and social affairs, the breadth and diversity of the foundations and associations located in Berlin is unique in Germany and thus offers an extraordinary range of potential employers. 

Furthermore, most of Germany’s political parties are based in Berlin and almost every party has its own foundation. Examples of these include the Konrad Adenauer Foundation from the CDU (Christian Democratic Union) and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation from DIE LINKE (The Left), which alone employs 200 Berlin residents. Other prominent institutes located in the heart of Berlin include the Allianz Kulturstiftung, which promotes artistic, cultural and educational projects in the spirit of European integration, and the human rights organisation Amnesty International. Begin your job search now! It will be worth your while. 


Handwerkskammer Berlin
Save the Children
Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V.
Pathways Public Health GmbH
Bio-PAT e.V.
Virtual Reality Berlin-Brandenburg
Verbund Offener Werkstätten e.V.
Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS
Netzwerk Diagnostik Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. – DiagnostikNet-BB
pimento formate UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Gen-ethisches Netzwerk e.V.
Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.
The Class of 2020
Stiftung Bildung
Verband der Bahnindustrie in Deutschland (VDB) e.V.
Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
it's.BB e.V.
GVI( Gold Venture Investment)
Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung e.V.
Welttierschutzgesellschaft e.V.
Mozilla Corporation
Bundesverband Managed Care e. V.
immo-magic gmbh
Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.
media:net berlinbrandenburg e.V.
Mobility goes Additive
NFE New Fundraising Experience
Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.
Landesverband der Kita- und Schulfördervereine Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (lsfb)
mediale - Verein für Medienbildung e.V.
Liquid Democracy e.V.
Mobility goes Additive
Kooperative Berlin Medienproduktion GmbH
]init[ AG für digitale Kommunikation
Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter (FSM) e.V.
quarano e. V.
Quadriga Media Berlin GmbH
FSM - Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter e.V.
BVI Bundesfachverband der Immobilienverwalter e.V.
Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
Bundesverband für Kindertagespflege e. V.
Stephanus Stiftung
media:net berlinbrandenburg e.V.
ECARF Institute GmbH

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