About us

The Deutsche Stiftung Völkerverständigung (German foundation for International Understanding) is a non-profit foundation, located in Ahrensburg near Hamburg in Germany.

The foundation is engaged in all of Germany in diversified manner for education of young people. This includes Student Exchange Fairs and Information Fairs for young people who are interested in educational stays abroad. We operate a Student Exchange Portal, a Language Holiday Portal and the website for the Study International Fairs, information portals for all subjects around times abroad for students and high-school graduates.

In addition we have the scholarship program which calls for “exchange scholarships”, where students can apply for a partial or full scholarship of an international educational offer. We support schools with an award für student exchange programs. We publish guidebooks referring to several aspects of the education of young people.