Carl Friedrich Goerdeler Kolleg for Good Governance 2016/2017

We present the Call for Applications of the Carl Friedrich Goerdeler Kolleg for Good Governance 2016–2017. The Kolleg is a program of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). The program is geared toward young executives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine who work in the public sector (public administration and non-profit organizations) as well as in business.

The Kolleg provides professional training in the field of good governance to a new generation of executives. Its year-long program offers future policy makers the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of political interrelationships and international cooperation. Participants will meet with experts from civil society, politics, and administration in Germany and the EU, and receive advanced training in the field of administrative modernization and good governance.

Applicants are required to have several years of professional experience, a university degree with proof of outstanding performance, interest in good governance and political thought, a strong sense of social responsibility and commitment, and excellent German language skills.

Professor Günter Verheugen, former vice president of the European Commission, is director of the Kolleg.

Additional information about the Call for Applications and the application process can be found here and on the following website:

The application deadline is February 22, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact Lea Sophie Deworetzki, Program Manager, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler Kolleg for Good Governance:

Phone inquiries (German and English): 0049 30 25 42 31 47

Written inquiries (German, English and Russian): goerdeler-kolleg[at]