Think tank

Deutsch-Französisches Institut

German-French Institute ‒ DFI

Ludwigsburg, Germany

The Deutsch-Französisches Institut Ludwigsburg (dfi) is an independent non-profit organisation devoted to research on and documentation of contemporary France and the advancement of Franco-German relations within the European context. As a platform for dialogue between the two countries, the institute has been guiding and shaping Franco-German cooperation in the fields of politics, economics and society for over sixty years.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.dfi.de/

Address:
Deutsch-Französisches Institut Asperger Straße 34 71634 Ludwigsburg; Frankreich-Bibliothek (dfi) Asperger Straße 30 71634 Ludwigsburg; Institut Franco-Allemand (dfi) 24, rue Marbeau 75116 Paris

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
France, Germany
Operating languages
English , French , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1948
Age (years)
Deutsch-Französisches Institut
 75
Germany average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Theodor Heuss; Carlo Schmid; Fritz Schenk; Joseph Rovan; Alfred Grosser
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Frank Basner
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Frank Basner
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Deutsch-Französisches Institut
 20
Germany average
 109
Global average
 85
2019
Deutsch-Französisches Institut
 20

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Deutsch-Französisches Institut
 30
Germany average
 70
Global average
 28

Social

Followers (2019)
Deutsch-Französisches Institut
 185
Germany average
 2,797
Global average
 6,317

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: Runs training on intercultural communication. Also runs a youth development program which provides scholarship support to study at the Institute.
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