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 | June 20, 2022

Spotlight on: Matthias Spielkamp

The more complex algorithms become, the less we can understand the results. Matthias Spielkamp, managing director of AlgorithmWatch, sees this as a danger to our democracy - and makes demands.  Read more...
News | June 2, 2022

Spotlight on: Gregor Christiansmeyer

Gregor Christiansmeyer is concerned with the question of what influence international youth exchange can have on understanding and peace. His first stop as a Mercator fellow took him to Albania.  Read more...
News | April 20, 2022

AUSSCHREIBUNG | DSA-WHU Certificate of Excellence in Non-Profit Management

Der fünftägige Lehrgang von WHU (Otto Beisheim School of Management) und DSA (Deutsche Stiftungakademie) fördert die Management- und Führungskompetenzen von Führungskräften aus dem Stiftungs- und Non-Profit-Sektor. Bis zum 31. Mai können sich Mitarbeitende gemeinnütziger Organisationen um ein Teilstipendium für das Programm bewerben.  Read more...
News | April 11, 2022

AUSSCHREIBUNG – Studierendenforum (SF) im Tönissteiner Kreis

Ihr wollt euch im Rahmen interdisziplinärer, studienbegleitender und internationaler Projektarbeiten mit gesellschaftsrelevanten Fragestellungen auseinandersetzen? Das Studierendenforum im Tönissteiner Kreis bietet aufstrebenden Studierenden genau dies an.  Read more...
News | April 8, 2022

In retrospect: Alumni meeting and exhibition visit to the Oberhausen Gasometer

The first onsite alumni meeting in a long time took place at the end of March. A group of Mercator alumni visited the current exhibition "A Fragile Paradise" in the industrial monument Gasometer Oberhausen  Read more...
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