Meeting with the Volkswagen Foundation representatives

A meeting of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF) and The Volkswagen Foundation (VolkswagenStiftung) representatives took place on October 8, 2015.


The Volkswagen Foundation was represented by Dr. Wilhelm Krull - Secretary General of the foundation, Dr. Matthias Nollenburg - Program Director of Central Asia/Caucasus and Dr. Wolfgang Levermann - Program Director of Central Asia/Caucasus, Europe and Global Challenges.

SRNSF was represented by Prof. Dr. Marine Chitashvili - Director General of the foundation, Ms. Manana (Mako) Mikaberidze - Deputy Director General, Dr. Giorgi Khishtovani - Head of the Grants and Program Management, Evaluation and Analysis Department and Ms. Mariam Keburia – Head of International Relations and Fundraising Office.

Parties have discussed the opportunities of future collaboration and the development of international programs focusing on high quality research, internationalization and involvement of young researchers.