Completed Projects since 2017

The Crane’s Journey. Intercultural Education for Sustainability between Israel and Germany
A migratory bird is both a metaphor for and the subject of a project that sees environmental and intercultural education as inseparable: over a two-year period, the participants develop strategies to protect the crane, a bird equally widespread and well-known in each of the two countries, and learn methods from the … Continue reading
Inclusion and Exclusion in Youth Work and Social Systems
Modern society in Germany and Israel is heterogeneous and diverse. In youth and social work in particular, this diversity raises the question how all members of society can be taken into account and included in an appreciative manner. This is the question that the participants of this exchange program in Lower Saxony … Continue reading
Migration Societies under Stress – Germany and Israel
The thematic fields of migration and security are becoming ever more intertwined – both within the public discourse and at a political level. This interdisciplinary academic exchange program explores the question of what is the potential offered by immigration and integration within both societies and what security … Continue reading
German—Israeli Exchange for Young People Engaged in Sport
People do sport all over the world – and find a space to come together and exchange thoughts and ideas in doing so. Sporting get-togethers thus play an important role in international exchange projects, which can equally be seen in the German-Israeli context. With this in mind, the Deutsche Sportjugend and Maccabi … Continue reading
International Child Protection – Understanding, Connecting, Improving Together
Children are the future. How are their rights seen in Germany and Israel and what role does child protection play in the two countries? What resources are available to the youngest in society and what dangers do they face? The project participants explore these questions and professionalize their experience in the … Continue reading
Formula ATID – Applied Technology Transfer Israel-Germany
What do carbon tire rims and German-Israeli exchange have in common? The project entails students working together in an interdisciplinary team to develop a carbon tire rim for a racing car and trying it out in an international competition. A fascination for racing and interculturalism come together in the process – … Continue reading
Feminist Film Screenings
Images of women as frequently depicted in the media, public sphere, and culture do not or only partially reflect the actual experiences of women. This film project takes this idea as its starting point and counters the standard ideas of female lives and gender roles with the wide-ranging views of feminist filmmakers. … Continue reading
Out of Place
Finding your place in society (or not): what does that mean for people “out of place”? Young filmmakers pose the question of what identity means in Germany and Israel and create portraits of people who are on the outside or face exclusion due to their gender, religion or social status. … Continue reading
Out of the Box // Pionier – A German-Israeli Theater Interaction
A team of theatre-makers set out on an intercultural expedition: the focus is on the notion of the pioneer in Germany and Israel, on historical experiences and those made in the present, on social utopias and the everyday. Both the participants and their audiences end up reaching virgin territory along the way. … Continue reading
Exchange Program for German and Israeli Professionals on Religiously Motivated Extremism
Religiously motivated extremism and its effects are a challenge to societies worldwide. How can one meet the spiral of ideology and violence head on at a civil society level and what skills and networks are necessary to do so? A bilateral professional exchange program seeks to create a framework for developing … Continue reading
Designing Tomorrow // Über Morgen
Where is the nation state headed in the era of digital society? With this question in mind, the participants of the project use the methods of science fiction to create concepts for society and future visions which they present at the re:publica and Utopia conferences in Berlin und Tel Aviv. … Continue reading