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