• Programme Free Thinking

  • Bold ideas for the future

    A series of short essays addressing an altered future
  • Lunch with...

    Controversial table talks
  • Think. Order. Form. Forwards.

    Bold ideas for the future

Thirty years after the death of Alfred Herrhausen, the ideas and topics he pursued in his life and work are still relevant – and more important than ever. By combining his visionary ideas with current discourse, the Free Thinking programme strives to identify innovative – and much-needed – ways of using these values and convictions to shape our society, both now and in the future. This gives important, bold impetus to societal debates, covering topics ranging from the economy, education and digitalisation to social responsibility and inclusive cultures, as well as global connectivity. This ensures that our work remains diverse at all times and always open to new perspectives.