Focus area
VIDEO - Francesca Lionetti on how cities can lead the way in managing diversity

Living Diversity - Shaping Society project takes a close look at the reality of diversity in today's German society and asks how we can develop effective approaches to living together in cultural diversity that target social inclusion and allow everyone the opportunity to participate in all aspects of society.

VIDEO - Iva Krtalic on cultural diversity in the German media

The interview with Iva Krtalic was held during our expert workshop in Berlin in preparation for the launch of the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2018 research.

German with English subtitles

Social Networks, Belonging & Active Citizenship Among Migrant Youth in Australia

This report presents research findings from an ARC Linkage Project ‘Social Networks, Belonging and Active Citizenship Among Migrant Youth in Melbourne and Brisbane’, conducted between 2009 -2013 (LP0989182). This research used quantitative methods in the form of questionnaires, and qualitative/mixed methods in the form of semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with young people
(15-23 years old) from African, Arabic-speaking and Pacific Island backgrounds.

Projects and Programmes
The 'Doing Diversity Project' Revitalising multiculturalism through intercultural dialogue and deliberative interventions

The ‘Doing Diversity Project’,  examines how the community sees the future of multiculturalism, their understanding of the emerging intercultural paradigm and the possibility for advancing the diversity agenda throughan alternative deliberative approach.

Tariq Modood on religion as a key dimension of cultural diversity

In our interview, Professor Tariq Modood from the University of Bristol emphasizes the significance of religion for current debates on cultural diversity and discusses how we can shape the coexistence of religious and secular identities in society together.

Living in cultural diversity: Samen Inburgeren

The Samen Inburgeren project advances the experiences of living together in diversity by bringing together local long-term residents with newcomers with non-Belgian origins. The project works with an open concept of “newcomer” in which everyone, regardless of background, whether they’ve come to Belgium for work, as a refugee or Erasmus student, is welcome to participate in exchange and help build new friendships.

In English and German. 

Projects and Programmes
The Impact of Language in a globalised world

A series of events and articles about language and words in relation to globalisation.

The German population is becoming more tolerant of diversity, but polarization is increasing

This study explored two studies of different attitudes towards diversity in Germany. 

In English and German. 

Courses / trainings
Cross Culture Programme

The CrossCulture Programme offers young professionals and volunteers the opportunity to gain several months of work experience in another cultural area. As a partner of the German Federal Foreign Office, Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen is committed to intercultural dialogue.

How people of color experience living in Germany

A video exploring the experience of people of colour living in Germany.