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 1.800 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 | March 7, 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Mercator-IPC Fellowship Programme

With the Mercator-IPC Fellowship Programme, you can turn your project idea on the topic of EU/German-Turkish relations or climate change into reality. Apply until April 3!  Read more...
News | Feb. 25, 2022

In Solidarity with Ukraine

The EU and its partners have not succeeded in diplomatically preventing a war on European soil. After Russia's attack on Ukraine in violation of international law, our thoughts go out to the suffering people in Ukraine and to all those in Europe and elsewhere who are working for democracy, peace and freedom. This includes many of our alumni from and in Ukraine, for whose well-being we are concerned and whom we especially include in our thoughts.  Read more...
News | Feb. 18, 2022


Both academic and public debates on relations between the European Union and Turkey often focus on cooperation in economic, energy, and migration policies. But what about civil society relations?  Read more...
News | Feb. 10, 2022

Spotlight on: Jakob Peter

In 2020, Germany has achieved its goal of reducing emissions by 40% compared to 1990, mainly due to the special effects of the Corona pandemic. In 2021, Germany will probably miss its climate protection target. Mercator alumn Jakob Peter is the Secretary General of the Expert Council for Climate Issues and responsible for identifying climate protection gaps. In an interview with AufRuhr, he told us about his work and his professional career.  Read more...
News | Jan. 20, 2022

Alumni Voices: Monika Sus

"Relationship status" - complicated. Polish-German relations are certainly not at their best, but both countries in the EU are destined to cooperate for the good of Europe, says Monica Sus.  Read more...
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Are you a current or former grantee, fellow or staff member of Stiftung Mercator and interested to join its alumni network? Just click on the blue box.

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