Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg for Good Governance

Deadline: 12 March 2012
Open to: young executives in the public sector from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine with a good knowledge of German
Costs: The Robert Bosch Foundation will cover travel expenses, accommodation costs, seminars and the German language course, as well as an allowance of 400 Euros.


The Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg is an international intensive professional development program for young executives from the public sector (public administration, public companies, non-profit organizations, etc.). The Kolleg is named after the administrative lawyer and member of the German resistance Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884-1945).
The next Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg for Good Governance will take place from September 8 – 29, 2012 in Berlin and Warsaw.

Prof. Günter Verheugen, former vice president of the European Commission, will guide the participants through the program as the director of the Kolleg. The Goerdeler-Kolleg is conducted as a joint project of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).


The Kolleg provides advanced training for the next generation of executives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, Russia and Ukraine in the field of good governance, and in doing so, promotes a responsible, sustainable way of conducting business in the public sector in these countries.

The working language is German. If necessary, the participants are able to take part in a German language refresher course that will take place in Germany from August 27 to September 8, 2012.


To apply, please register on the Robert Bosch Stiftung Online Application Portal and follow the presented steps on the portal.

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Further reading

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