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The Young Islam Conference Germany is a project of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe.

  • Name, seat and address of the Young Islam Conference (Legal notice)
  • Founding year of the Young Islam Conference: 2011 as a project of the Mercator Foundation
  • Since October 1, 2019, the Young Islam Conference has been a project of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe

Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe

The non-partisan Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe was founded in 1971 by Pauline Schwarzkopf in Hamburg, where the foundation is still based.

Since 2000, the office and its tax/regulatory base is located in Berlin:

Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe
Sophienstr. 28/29
10178 Berlin

Telephone: 0049 – 30 – 280 95 146
Fax: 0049 – 30 – 280 95 150

Executive Director: Tomáš Sacher

Full charter of the goals of the organisation

Proof of non-profit status

The Schwarzkopf Foundation is an independent Foundation by civil law. The tax office of Berlin recognized the Schwarzkopf Foundation as a non-profit association. Here, you can find the corresponding most recent and former certificate.


The name and function of important decision-makers are provided in the overview of the board members and the team.

Activity Report

Our internet presence includes a report on the activities of our projects. On request, we are available to answer any questions in person. Please contact our communications manager, Caroline Haufe (

Staff structure

Affiliations with third parties

The Young Islam Conference is a project of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe. The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe has been acting as an international umbrella organisation for the European Youth Parliament (EYP) since 2004, welcoming the EYP as its largest project. In close cooperation with national EYP associations, the Schwarzkopf Foundation promotes young people and supports them in their personal development.

An overview of current cooperation partners for joint projects of the Schwarzkopf Foundation can be found here.


As a programme of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe, the Young Islam Conference receives a large part of its funding from project grants. Project grants for JIK from the Stiftung Mercator amount to more than ten percent of annual project funds. More information can be found here.