Annual Reports, Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

194 million euro budget,
mainly from federal and state budgets (2020)

3,048 educational events,
Discussion forums, symposia and exhibitions, in person and online, with around 120,500 participants in Germany (2020)

108 offices abroad
work to promote democracy and social justice (2020)

2,646 undergraduate and graduate students funded,
including 270 foreign students (2020)

1,000,000 volumes
in the largest specialized library on the subject area of the German and international labor movement. More than 30 million hits per year on the internet services

56,000 meters of written material
in the most traditional archive of all German political foundations on the history of social democracy, the trade unions, their personalities and other emancipatory movements (2020)

Annual Report 2020 / Outlook 2021


The corona pandemic dominated the scene in 2020.
How can we emerge from the crisis along more just, ecological and democratic lines? How can protection be afforded to the most vulnerable groups? And how do we ensure that climate protection efforts are fair?

The report provides insight into analyses, debates and impetus.
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Annual Report 2019 / Outlook 2020

Is it justifiable to worry about the future of democracies?

Fake news, right-wing populism, hate speech – these are just some of the buzzwords being tossed around in the debate over the well-being of our society.

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