Entries by Marcel

Mourning the death of Günter de Bruyn

On October 4, 2020, author Günter de Bruyn passed away at the age of 93. He was a master storyteller in the tradition of realism. Since many of his novels were set in Brandenburg and Berlin and he was the editor of the “Märkischer Dichtergarten”, which garnered him the honorific title of “the (Theodor) Fontane […]

New project partnership

We are pleased to announce our new sponsorship collaboration agreement with the association “Wir Muttersprachler e.V.” for 2021. The association organizes language partnerships with native German speakers for German teachers in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia und Azerbaijan, who often have little opportunity to use their German skills in practice. This allows them to practice, […]

Technical equipment for BeketovUrbanLab

At the end of July, the technical equipment for BeketovUrbanLab, a new urban planning laboratory, was delivered to Beketov University in Kharkiv (Харківський національний університет міського господарства імені Бекетова). We have been supporting the modernization of the Urban and Space Planning degree program at the Urban Planning Department since April. The laboratory is currently being […]

First class of sculptors with additional craft training graduate

The first graduates of the additional training program for stonemasons and restorers at the Ivan Trusch College of Decorative and Applied Art in Lviv, Ukraine have been awarded their Bachelor’s degree certificates. Our project manager, Dirk Brüggemann-Bulgakow, certified that the graduates are capable of performing stonemasonry and restoration work and underscored the similarity with the […]

Coronavirus assistance for our partners

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educational institutions in Ukraine, Moldavia, Russia and Georgia were forced to switch to remote teaching almost overnight. Unfortunately, as in Germany, they are lacking the requisite technical equipment such as computers, laptops, smartphones, fast internet as well as learning and teaching materials for students and teachers. By financing new laptops […]