Further information

Hanns-Seidel Foundation in Web 2.0

Hanns Seidel Foundation South Africa

Postal address:
P.O. Box 41451, 
Craighall, 2024
Johannesburg | South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 11 325 0589
Fax: +27 (0) 86 512 5300

Hanns Seidel Foundation Germany

Hanns Seidel Foundation
Lazarettstraße 33
80636 Munich
Tel.: +49 89 1258-0 | Fax: +49 89 1258-356


The Hanns Seidel Foundation e.V. shall pursue exclusively and directly nonprofit-making aims as per the section on 'aims granted tax benefits' in the Tax Code.

"The object of the association is ...

  • to foster the democratic and civic education of the German people on the basis of Christianity,
  • to promote education, popular and vocational training, including scholarships for students, in particular by opening up access to an academic training for gifted people with the appropriate character,
  • to foster the academic sector, especially by means of conducting academic studies,
  • to foster international attitudes and understanding between nationalities and to promote European unification, especially by inviting foreign groups and supporting journeys abroad,
  • to sponsor cultural aims, especially to promote the preservation and maintenance of cultural works, and to promote the preservation of monuments,
  • to promote development aid.

The association realizes the aims laid out in the statutes primarily by operating and maintaining an

  • Academy for Politics and Current Affairs
  • Institute for Political Education
  • Institute for Scholarship Programmes
  • Institute for International Cooperation

The association is a non-profit organisation; it does not have primarily commercial interests."