MercatorGlobe – The Alumni Community Platform of Stiftung Mercator

Welcome! It’s nice to have you here!

MercatorGlobe is the online platform of Stiftung Mercator’s alumni network. This is where we promote digital and cross-disciplinary exchange amongst more than 1300 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 | July 21, 2021

Call for Applications | Think Tank School 2021

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News | July 20, 2021

Spotlight on: Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh

Climate change hits disadvantaged people particularly hard: their habitat is threatened and becomes uninhabitable. Many have to flee, but some lack the means to do so; they are trapped, so to speak.  Read more...
News | June 28, 2021

Call for Applications | European Summer School 2021

Understanding Europa is looking for motivated young people who would like to become part of their team as Peer Educators & participate in their 2021 European Summer School, taking place September 23–26 in Duisburg, Germany.  Read more...
News | June 17, 2021

Spotlight on: Said Haider

At the UpdateDeutschland hackathon, alumnus Said Haider competed to solve a problem for which he himself has had fine antennae since childhood: discrimination. His chatbot Meta is designed to help those affected and make the problem visible.  Read more...
News | June 5, 2021

Politik Akademie der Vielfalt

Die Politik Akademie der Vielfalt (PAdV) bringt Menschen mit eigener oder familiärer Migrations- bzw. Flucht­er­fahrung und Politik­landschaft näher zusammen. Sie unterstützt dabei, Interessen für politisches Engage­ment in der Gesel­lschaft zu ak­ti­vie­ren und demo­kratische Parti­zi­pa­tions­­rech­te ein­­zu­setzen.  Read more...
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