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[1][2] and named in memory of August and Fritz Thyssen.[2]

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.[3] The award of grants to doctoral graduates and the funding of staff positions in projects help lay the material foundations for scientific work.[4]

The Foundation is based in Cologne, with representations in various cities.


  1. Establishment of Fritz Thyssen Foundation Thyssen Krupp. |accessdate=1 December 2013
  2. 1 2 Fritz Thyssen Foundation, About us > History, retrieved 2014-01-24.
  3. "Fritz Thyssen Foundation". The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  4. About Us Thyssen Foundation

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Coordinates: 51°54′30″N 8°25′09″E / 51.90833°N 8.41917°E / 51.90833; 8.41917

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