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, use and regularly update their language skills. The tandem...Read more →
A goodbye to Bruno Tiedemann
28 January, 2020:
The Eberhard Schöck Foundation mourns the death of Bruno Tiedemann, former Senior Ministerial Counsellor and long-standing project manager at the Foundation, who passed away on January 26, 2020 at the age of 87.
Bruno Tiedemann was the initiator and the driving force behind the Foundation’s model projects in Yekaterinburg in the Russian Federation and supported the foundation in his role as a project manager from 1998 to 2012. With his decades of relevant experience and his committed...Read more →
Prizes and Awards
Band “Die Fantastischen Vier” receives Jacob-Grimm-Award
18 October, 2018:
This year, the renowned award goes to German-language rappers and hip-hop artists “Die Fantastischen Vier”, whose name means “The Fantastic Four” The “Fantas”, as they are also known, have been enjoying tremendous success and entertaining audiences since 1989. The campaign “Sprechen Sie lieber mit Ihrem Kind” (Why don’t you talk to your child?”) that hopes to sensitize parents to the needs of their children was recognized with the Initiative Award. The Institutional Award...Read more →
An Award for the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung
24 September, 2018:
In the great room of the German Foreign Ministry building in Berlin, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov presented the awards for exemplary German-Russian collaboration projects. The German-Russian Forum provided the backdrop for the award ceremony, which concluded the German-Russian year of community and regional partnerships. The Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung received an award for its German-Russian vocational student exchange projects. Roland Seiter, a member...Read more →
Eberhard Schöck awarded the “Staufer Medal”
14 May, 2018:
On April 26, 2018, our founder had dual cause for celebration. Not only did he celebrate his 83rd birthday, he was also presented with the “Staufer Medal”, a special prize awarded by the Minister-President of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The medal was presented in appreciation of his entrepreneurial and social commitment.
We share his delight and want to congratulate Mr. Schoeck on this well-deserved honor.