Publications

The Federal Ministry offers a range of publications and periodicals on various topics.

Publications marked with the download symbol can be downloaded directly. You may, however, order available publications by post, fax, telephone or e-mail. Please observe our notes concerning orders.

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Sustainability in Everyday Working Life

Vocational Training for Sustainable Development

The brochure highlights the practical relevance of vocational training for sustainable development. It presents concrete examples to help stakeholders in companies, vocational schools, chambers of crafts, trade associations, industrial organizations and the interested public gain a better understanding of the importance of vocational training for sustainable development in everyday working life. Instructors and trainees, teachers at vocational schools and company owners describe their experience with project work under the "Vocational Training for Sustainable Development" funding priority.

24 pages / brochure,

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Information on the Deutschlandstipendium

The flyer outlines the Germany Scholarship programme, which will strengthen the increasingly important networks between science and industry, and encourage foundations, associations and private individuals to invest in young people´s futures.

6 pages / flyer, Order No: 30655

Language: English

Last update: 11/2018

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The Africa Strategy of the BMBF

Creating Prospects! New Impetus for Cooperation with African Partners in Education, Science and Research

The BMBF's Africa Strategy provides a reliable framework for developing contacts and collaborations. The Strategy was drafted in cooperation with African partners and addresses challenges facing both Africa and Germany. Cooperation is strengthened mainly in fields which create, preserve and enhance a sustainable basis for the local population. The publication gives an overview of the objectives, priorities and instruments of cooperation with Africa in education, science and research. The focus is on innovation, skills development and relevance to application. The BMBF's Africa Strategy contains 37 measures that are now being implemented.

24 pages / brochure, Order No: 30929

Language: English

Last update: 11/2018

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Research for Civil Security 2018 - 2023

A Federal Government Framework Programme

The objective of the "Research for Civil Security 2012-2017" Framework Programme of the Federal Government is to carry out research into innovative security solutions that will heighten citizens’ security. Civil security research focuses on prevention and crisis management measures.

27 pages / brochure, Order No: 30756

Language: English

Last update: 10/2018

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Sustainable action – in trade and commerce

Tips for (training) practice

The booklet shows trainers and apprentices alike how easy it is to convey and gain sustainability skills in practice. Trainers and vocational education experts provide practical tips for training in the commercial occupations. The statements given result from the BIBB funding for "Vocational Education and Training for Sustainable Development 2015 – 2019 (BBNE 2015 -2019)", one of the funding activities of the BMBF to implement the recommendations of the "National Action Plan for Education for Sustainable Development".

7 pages / summary,

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Microelectronics from Germany – Driver of innovation for the digital economy

The Federal Government´s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2016-2020

Microelectronics plays a key role in shaping digitalisation using innovations from Germany. The Federal Government’s Framework Programme strengthens the microelectronics business and science communities and is helping to make German user industries in the electronics sector more competitive on a global scale.

25 pages / brochure,

Language: English

Last update: 11/2018

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National Contact Point - Materials, Germany

for Framework Programme Horizon 2020

The National Contact Point Materials advises on EU funding opportunities for research and innovation with a focus on materials. The leaflet provides an overview of the services offered by NCP Materials and presents key data of the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.

8 pages / flyer, Order No: 31256

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Federal Funding Advisory Service on Research and Innovation

Guide to Research and Innovation Funding

The Federal Funding Advisory Service on Research and Innovation is a first contact point for public R&D and innovation programmes, offering companies (in particular small and medium-sized enterprises), higher education facilities and research institutions straightforward access to details on Federal, Länder and EU funding. This flyer gives an outline of the free services

6 pages / flyer, Order No: 30470

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Research for a biobased economy

Success stories and challenges facing the German bioeconomy

The bioeconomy enables us to use natural resources responsibly, while also guaranteeing the continued prosperity of developed societies. Research funding programmes provided huge support to the German bioeconomy, resulting in the development of considerable competencies and key infrastructure, not only in the scientific sector, but also in the economy.

39 pages / brochure, Order No: 31402

Language: English

Last update: 04/2018

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