ACC – African Center for Cities
The African Centre for Cities is an interdisciplinary research and teaching program focused on quality scholarship regarding the dynamics of unsustainable urbanization processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses. Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft started cooperation with the African Centre for Cities in 2018.
Addis Ababa City Plan and Development Commission
The Addis Ababa City Plan and Development Commission collaborates with Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft on the Urban Age Addis Ababa Task Force that will take place between April 2019 and December 2020. Task Force focus that combines the top-level urban governance issue of integrated governance and coordination, with the substantive urban development agenda of compact growth and density, as put forward by the Addis Ababa City Structure Plan 2017-2027.
adelphi is an independent think tank and leading international public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. 250 experts generate and promote innovative ideas, build new strategies, and shape debates and political agendas. adelphi contributes to a sustainable future, both by providing scientifically sound policy analysis and in dialogue with political and civil society actors and decision-makers. A key area of research and activities of adelphi is urban transformation. The Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and adelphi cooperate since 2020.
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
The Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is Berlin’s oldest hospital and one of Europe's largest university hospitals. The renowned research institute is a medical faculty merger of Humboldt and Free University, Berlin and counts as one of Germany’s most research-intensive medical institutions. Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft is a cooperation partner of the interdisciplinary forum neurourbanism, initiating several activities together with Charité.
Creative Bureaucracy Festival
The Creative Bureaucracy Festival celebrates outstanding innovation in the public sector and its contribution to a better, more sustainable, and more just world. It brings together bureaucrats and their allies – those who, at all levels of government, fight for the common good and make a difference. Since 2018, the Creative Bureaucracy offers public sector innovators and their allies a platform for exchange, inspiration, and support – both at the festival and year-round online.
Das Progressive Zentrum
Das Progressive Zentrum is an independent think tank, founded in 2007 as a non-profit initiative. Its aim is to pursue a political agenda that promotes progressive and innovation oriented ideas in public debates and on the political agenda. With this intention, Das Progressive Zentrum deliberately includes young responsible thinkers and decision makers from Germany and Europe into those debates. With Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, it cooperated for example regarding the study “Return to the politically abandoned” or the Innocracy conference in Berlin in June 2018.
The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) is Germany’s network for foreign policy. As an independent, non-partisan, and nonprofit membership organization, think tank and publisher the DGAP has been promoting public debate on foreign policy in Germany for 60 years. In Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft’s project area Europe, it is co-host of Politikwerkstatt, a series of dialogues events about German foreign politics.
DIE ZEIT is a German weekly magazine publishing extensive articles on politics, economics, science and arts since 1946. Every year, ZEIT Publishing Group brings together a wide range of formats and topics in week long conferences. With ZEIT for climate the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities co-host a panel that explores the role of mobility in fostering a green and inclusive recovery for cities around the world in light of the current pandemic. Both organisations cooperate in the Urban Age program since 2005.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Since 2008, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) is the co-host of the Denk ich an Deutschland conference in Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft‘s project area Europe. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung is one of the leading daily newspapers and business journals in Germany. It appears in print since 1949, currently with almost 238 000 copies.
Freie Universität Berlin
The Freie Universität Berlin was founded in 1948 as an answer to the prosecution of critical-to-the-system students in the Soviet sector. Since 2012, it belongs to Germany‘s 11 Excellence Universities. Freie Universität Berlin is one of the three institutions that jointly offer the master program International Relations. With this program, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft co-organises the lecture series Germany Listening in its project area Europe.
As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. Its main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft seeks in cooperation with GIZ to sensitize stakeholders on the theme urbanization and connect policy, science and practice within this working field.
The Habitat Unit is a globally networked research and teaching centre developing new approaches, expertise and application-oriented tools relevant for global urbanisation and urban change processes. It is based at the School of Architecture at the Technische Universität Berlin. Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft is cooperating with Habitat Unit in the Urban Age program since 2006.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin‘s Humboldt University, founded in 1820 as „Universität zu Berlin“, belongs to Germany‘s 11 Excellence Universities since 2012. Humbold University is one of the three institutions that jointly offer the master program International Relations. With this program, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft co-organises the lecture series Germany Listening in its project area Europe.
Kölner Journalistenschule (Cologne School of Journalists)
The Cologne School of Journalism (“Kölner Journalistenschule”) is one of the most renowned journalism schools in Germany, focusing on politics and economics since 1968. The school is independent of publishers and broadcasters and run by a non-profit association with around 65 members. Graduates of the school work for almost all major media outlets in the country. Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft has been in cooperation with the Cologne School of Journalism since 2020.
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that carries out research, graduate and executive education and outreach activities in London and abroad. It studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focusing on how the physical form and design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities are cooperating since 2005 in the Urban Age program.
Progressive Policy Institute
The Progressive Policy Institute is a catalyst for policy innovation and political reform based in Washington, D.C. Its mission is to create radically pragmatic ideas for moving America beyond ideological and partisan deadlock. Together with the Progressive Policy Institute in the United States and Das Progressive Zentrum in Germany, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft is joining forces in the initiative New Urban Progress.
Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe
The non-partisan Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe has set itself the mission of empowering young people from all backgrounds to become active European citizens. It is through their commitment and activities that the Foundation seeks to contribute to a pluralistic, democratic society, leading to mutual understanding, solidarity and peaceful collaboration across Europe. The foundation works in various projects and youth-led networks such as the educational network Understanding Europe. The Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft has been collaborating since 2021 as part of the Digital Europe Fellowship, which supports four young educators from Europe in communicating democratic values in the digital space.
The Municipality Leipzig in Saxony, Germany, is a partner of New Urban Progress. In and with Leipzig we are launching our transatlantic program in 2020. New Urban Progress is a joint initiative of the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and Das Progressive Zentrum in Germany as well as the Progressive Policy Institute in the United States.
With more than 35.000 students and 90 different courses, Technische Universität Berlin is the third largest university in Berlin and among the 20 biggest universities in Germany. Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft cooperated with the departments for Historic Urbanism and Recent History.
The University Potsdam was founded in 1991. It is one of the three institutions that jointly offer the master program International Relations. With this program, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft co-organises the lecture series Germany Listening in its project area Europe
The Weltethos Institute is a research and teaching institution at the University of Tubingen with a focus on anchoring value orientation, trust and dialogue in business and society. Their holistic academic practices address social and philosophical perspectives relating to future prosperous yet sustainable businesses, societies and economies. The Weltethos Institut is a partner of Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft since 2020.
City of Athens
The City of Athens together with the Urban Age programme launched the Urban Age Task Force Athens with the beginning of March 2020. The Task Force will address key priority areas in Athens’ urban development. The project will be coordinated by the Urban Age partners Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities.