The ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen initiates and documents discourses in the field of culture and foreign policy. In the Forum for International Cultural Relations, ifa offers research-based knowledge at the interface of science and practice from the field of foreign cultural policy and international cultural relations.
Human rights, colonialism, climate change: the Forum is the think tank for culture and foreign policy in Germany, Europe and worldwide. It conducts research on current issues and documents the cultural relations of selected countries. Partners and experts exchange ideas in international networks. Authors from all over the world explain and discuss current topics such as migration, sustainability or diversity in articles, interviews and reports. The library collects relevant literature and open access documents on culture and foreign policy and makes them available for download or loan free of charge.