MercatorGlobe – The Alumni Community Platform of Stiftung Mercator

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MercatorGlobe is the online platform of Stiftung Mercator’s alumni network. This is where we promote digital and cross-disciplinary exchange amongst more than 1.400 registered Stiftung Mercator alumni: grantees, fellows, employees and close friends of the foundation from around the world.

Membership in MercatorGlobe helps you learn about the network’s diversity, meet exciting people working in the foundation’s thematic areas and exchange ideas with alumni in your region and like-minded people. We also provide you news and event updates from the foundation, and tell you about opportunities to participate in and help shape the alumni programme.

In the MercatorGlobe Members Area you can also:

  • update your profile data

  • get in touch with other network members

  • access information on our exclusive alumni events and benefits

  • subscribe to Stiftung Mercator’s Alumni Newsletter

  • exchange personal and professional information

  • share interesting incentives, announcements and idea

  • organise joint events and projects

  • and lots more!


News | Jan. 17, 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Turkey Europe Future Forum (TEFF)

How do geopolitical rivalries between China and the USA affect relations between Turkey and the EU? How can cooperative structures be ensured in times of global realignments? How does ideological competition affect civil liberties and human rights?  Read more...
News | Jan. 12, 2022

Spotlight on: Andrea Schill

Germans buy on average sixty items of clothing per person per year. These clothes are usually produced under very poor working conditions. Mercator alumna Andrea Schill explores the question of how working conditions in the textile and clothing industry can be sustainably improved.  Read more...
News | Dec. 22, 2021

Call for Applications | YGC Recoupling Award

The Global Solutions Initiative is calling for applications for its "Young Global Changers Recoupling Award 2022"! Successful applicants are invited to Berlin to present their projects to a high-level jury at the Global Solutions Summit 2022. The application deadline is January 10, 2022.  Read more...
News | Nov. 22, 2021


Come and join us for a new Mercator Alumni Project on civil society in EU-Turkey relations! The recent scholarly, political and public debates on EU–Turkey relations reflect the current deadlock in the accession process and are largely dominated by functional areas of cooperation such as trade, migration and energy. In this alumni-driven project we want to bring back the civil society dimension into discussions on EU-Turkey relations.  Read more...
News | Nov. 8, 2021

AUFRUF | Begleite die "UNgelöst-Rätselstation für den Weltfrieden" auf Tour!

Die "UNgelöst - Rätselstation für den Weltfrieden" tourt ab November 2021 durch Schulen und öffentliche Räume deutschlandweit. Du bist zwischen 18-29 und hast Lust einen Beitrag zur politischen Bildung zu leisten? Dann melde Dich als Begleitung der Rätselstationen an und unterstütze Spieler*innen beim Lösen der Rätsel!  Read more...
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