The main task of the Friends of Berghof Peace Education is to publicy support the Peace Education and Global Learning programme of the Berghof Foundation through ideas and initiatives. Since 2012 the Friends of Berghof Peace Education organized several events at the Georg Zundel House ("Peace Dialogue"). Its activites so far focussed on the financial support for the realisation of the "Summer School for Young Peacebuilders" and the online portal www.frieden-fragen.de.
The Chair of the Friends of Berghof Peace Education, Elke Begander, can be contacted at: elke.begander[at]t-online[dot]de
At the beginning of 2012, the former Institute for Peace Education Tuebingen became part of the Berghof Foundation. The work is continued and expanded in the programme "Peace Education and Global Learning".
The Institute of Peace Education was founded as Association for Peace Education Tübingen e.V. in 1976. With the integration into the Berghof Foundation the members assembly decided a reorientation of the association as Friends of Berghof Peace Education.
§2 The purpose of the Friends of Berghof Peace Education is the promotion of international understanding, education, research through the conceptual und financial support of the peace education activites of the non-profit Berghof Foundation Operations GmbH, based in Berlin.
The Friends of Berghof Peace Education has 167 members (status January 2018). The members of the Friends of Berghof Peace Education / Institute for Peace Education Tübingen receive regular updates about the work of the Friends of Berghof Peace Education and the Berghof Foundation, receive a 20% discount on all Berghof Foundation publications and receive invitations to all Berghof Foundation events.
Membership contributions are 31,00 Euro/ year.
1. Peace dialogue, November 2012: Facets of Peace
2. Peace dialogue, July 2013: Discover the world - learning peace? Global learning and Peace Education in schools
3. Peace dialogue, May 2014: Peace Education has many faces
4. Peace dialogue, April 2015: People seeking refuge
Anniversary celebration "40 years of peace education in Tübingen, 08th July 2017
Summer School 2014
Summer School 2015
Summer School 2016
Summer School 2018