Organisation and mission

The foundation

The non-profit foundation “Dr. August and Annelies Karst Stiftung” acts for the benefit of the University of Konstanz. It has been endowed with approximately 430,000 euros and was founded on 17 October 2014 by the Konstanz couple Dr August and Annelies Karst. Donations and supplementary endowments from third parties are welcome at any time. The foundation will be happy to issue a charitable donations certificate.

The purpose of the foundation is the promotion of science and research in the humanities at the University of Konstanz.

The foundation supports science events and research projects and will soon be able to award research contracts, prizes and scholarships. The board is currently working on the precise functional profile of the foundation.

The foundation currently accepts project proposals. The deadline is 4 December 2017. The board will decide on these proposals in its meeting on 7 December 2017. Please email your written proposal to the executive manager, Julia Wandt, and include a description and budget plan.

Members of the board

Professor Jürgen Mittelstraß, Department of Philosophy (chairman)

Professor Matthias Armgardt, Department of Law (vice chairman)

Professor Dina Emundts, Department of Philosophy

Horst Frank, former mayor of Konstanz

Professor Michael Schwarze, Department of Literature

Executive management

Julia Wandt, Director of Communications and Marketing, University of Kontanz

How can I give?

Bank details

Dr. August und Annelies Karst Stiftung
Sparkasse Bodensee
IBAN: DE96 6905 0001 0026 0980 95

Your donation or supplementary endowment will make a difference!