Fritz Thyssen Foundation
The Fritz Thyssen Foundation (German: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung) is a private nonprofit foundation in Germany, created on 7 July 1959 by Amélie Thyssen and Anita Gräfin Zichy-Thyssen and named in memory of August and Fritz Thyssen.
The Fritz Thyssen Foundation supports research in the fields of history, language and culture, state, economics, society and medicine, devoting special attention to support for junior researchers. The award of grants to doctoral graduates and the funding of staff positions in projects help lay the material foundations for scientific work.
The Foundation is based in Cologne, with representations in various cities.
- Fritz Thyssen Foundation (official website, in English)