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Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung

Education and research are the foundations for our future. The promotion of education, science and research by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research represents an important contribution to securing our country's prosperity.

Bundesverband Hochschulkommunikation

The Bundesverband Hochschulkommunikation is the German national association of communications professionals in Higher Education.

Etsi Xpertti

A free tool, helping journalists to find the right researcher in Finland. Maintained by the Academy of Finland.


Expertanswer (Swedish: Expertsvar) is the journalist’s shortcut to Swedish research expertise – on the media’s own terms. Expertanswer is backed by all the universities and most university colleges in Sweden, a number of research institutes, the Swedish Research Council, and other major research financiers.


picturemaxx provides entry to the world’s largest network of professional content portals and empowers users to access, organize and distribute content more efficiently.

Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

Stifterverband is a joint initiative started by companies and foundations – the only one in Germany to be devoted entirely to consulting, networking and promoting improvements in the fields of education, science and innovation.

Wissenschaft im Dialog

Initiative of German scientific organisations which aims at promoting discussion and exchange about research in Germany.

Wissenschaftsjahr 2019

The Science Years are an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Wissenschaft im Dialog. As the central instrument for scientific communication, they make research available to the public and support the dialogue between the research community and society at large.


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