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We provide international research grants for authors, filmmakers and photographers who address current social issues and seek to examine different cultures and societies through their work. More informations:


If you are working on a new project and would like to go on a research trip, we look forward to receiving your application! Applications are accepted between September 1st and October 31th via the online application portal of the Robert Bosch Stiftung: 

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(only german results)

Here you will find a list of completed works, the research for which was funded by the program. The works are sorted by categories and by the countries that have been visited for the research. Works that have been researched in Germany and have been published in the respective national language are listed in English, even if there is no English translation of the work.

| Film

The Return of Frontiers

Brunel, Simon , Pannetier, Nicolas

The former Schengen border, 10 years on
Documentary film, 52 min., ARTE

Buchcover Gruberova und Zeller
| Book

Taxi am Shabbat. Eine Reise zu den letzten Juden Osteuropas

Helmut Zeller, Eva Gruberová und
| Radio

Die Alltäglichkeit des Unsichtbaren

Putz, Elisabeth
Buchcover Michal Hvorecky
| Book

Tod auf der Donau

Hvorecký, Michal

Michal Hvoreckys neuer Roman ist ein wilder Ritt über die Donau, von Regensburg bis ans Schwarze Meer.

| Film

The Last Caravan – Posledná Maringotka

Beňovský, Peter
Warten auf Europa
| Photography

Warten auf Europa. Begegnungen an der Donau

Gaudlitz, Frank
| Photography

Hit the Road Jack

„Mein inhaltlicher Fokus liegt auf den Orten, an denen sich Roma aufhalten, die ihnen zugewiesen werden bzw. von denen sie vertrieben werden."