The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation supports friendly relations between the Poles and the Germans. For the last 25 years, the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation has co-financed almost 15 000 bilateral projects, thereby contributing to the foundations of Polish-German dialogue.
At the core of the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation activity is the conviction that the Poles and the Germans as equal partners can jointly strive for a modern, open and socially just coexistence in the European Union. In this sense, both Poland and Germany create the community of shaping values. This community requires bilateral relations to take new dimension and quality and to include the European context.
Mission and goals of the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation
The main goal of the Foundation is the support of valuable Polish-German cooperation. The Foundation in particular supports partnerships between Polish and German institutions, educational projects that propagate knowledge of Poland and Germany and of the Polish and German languages, scientific cooperation, and artistic and literary projects.
The Foundation is also an initiator and creator of projects, including study visits, scholarship programmes, publications and debates. Both thanks to grants and the projects initiated by them the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation wishes to have an inspiring effect on Polish-German relations. The projects, in which the Foundations participates:
- improve the quality of Polish-German relations,
- narrow existing deficits,
- ensure symmetrical nature of Polish-German relations,
- open the Poles and the Germans to the European challenges in the context of their common experiences.