Culture inspires

Culture inspires – across borders. It involves encounters and exchange and delivers new impulses. Culture promotion is therefore an essential component of Deutsche Bank’s social commitment. We not only rely on longtime partnerships and important cultural institutions like the Berliner Philharmoniker, but also on active promotion of young talent. Within the framework of our cooperative endeavors, we enable our customers and employees, as well as the general public, to have excellent and unforgettable experiences.

Our cultural commitment

A unique partnership – Deutsche Bank and Berliner Philharmoniker Deutsche Bank and Berliner Philharmoniker

For more than 30 years, Deutsche Bank and the Berliner Philharmoniker have enjoyed a close partnership. Together, we enable initiatives that aim to give the general public access to classical music.

Junge Deutsche Philharmonie (opens new window) Junge Deutsche Philharmonie

For more than 40 years, the crème de la crème of young German orchestra musicians have joined the ranks of this award-winning orchestra. Deutsche Bank has long supported this outstanding youth orchestra.

English Theatre (opens new window) English Theatre Frankfurt

The English Theatre in Frankfurt am Main is the largest English-language stage in continental Europe. Deutsche Bank has supported the theatre and its educational program for many years.

Schloss Belvedere Music Academy Schloss Belvedere Music Academy

The Schloss Belvedere Music Academy, supported by Deutsche Bank, offers some 120 students excellent conditions for a musical and school education.

Deutsches Romantik-Museum Deutsches Romantik-Museum

Deutsche Bank is an initiative partner of the new Deutsche Romantik-Museum in Frankfurt am Main which will open in 2021. It will offer visitors a unique opportunity to delve into a key epoch of German and European intellectual history.

The cultural commitment of Deutsche Bank Stiftung

With its activities the Deutsche Bank Stiftung aims to develop and sustainably enhance the potential of youth, in particular. The foundation initiates and supports projects that open up new realms of experience for young people and enable them to unfold their individual talents. In addition, it encourages up-and-coming artists to explore new directions and sharpen their professional skills.

Academy Opera Today (in German, opens new window) Academy Opera Today

The Academy Opera Today is a funding programme for international next-Generation music theatre makers. The alumni and fellows form a unique network for young professionals.

Opera Studio Frankfurt (in German, opens new window) Opera Studio Frankfurt

The Opera Studio Frankfurt supports talented young singers in gaining stage experience at the beginning of their professional career. Since its invention in 2008 the Deutsche Bank Stiftung is supporting the programme for next-Generation opera singers.

German Book Prize (in German, opens new window) German Book Prize

Since 2014 the Deutsche Bank Stiftung is exclusively funding the prize for the best «German-language novel of the year». Shortly after its invention in 2005 the German Book Prize has increased to become the most popular award for contemporary German literature.

Villa Romana Prize (in German, opens new window) Villa Romana Prize

The Villa Romana Prize was initiated in 1905 in order to offer artists based in Germany a stay in the renowned artist residence Villa Romana in Florence.

Find out more at the Deutsche Bank Stiftung website.

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Artist of the Year (opens new window) Artist of the Year

The award by Deutsche Bank honors international emerging artists.

Deutsche Bank Equestrian Sport Academy Deutsche Bank Equestrian Sport Academy

The initiative promotes young exceptional dressage talents with targeted training measures. Participants have access to selected international tournaments and receive individual coaching.

Deutsche Bank Sports Scholarship (in German) Deutsche Bank Sports Scholarship

The scholarship is a cornerstone of the partnership with Deutsche Sporthilfe. Each year the bank exclusively supports up to 300 collegiate athletes with the Deutsche Bank Sports-Scholarship, and Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Sporthilfe award the "Sports Scholarship Holder of the Year".

Art works: © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021, PalaisPopulaire: © Matthias Schormann, Artist of the Year: © Caline Aoun, Deutsche Bank Collection: © Photo: John Wildgoose, © Keith Tyson, Berliner Philharmoniker: © Monika Rittershaus, © Martin Walz, © Michael Trippel, English Theatre: Photo Christian Muth Junge Deutsche Philharmonie: Photo Achim Reissner, Musikgymnasium Schloss Belvedere: Photo Gerold Herzog, Deutsches Romantik-Museum: Photo Alexander Paul Englert, Akademie Musikgymnasium heute: © Jörn Kipping, Deutscher Buchpreis: ©, Opernstudio Frankfurt: © Wolfgang Runkel, Villa Romana: Photo Giulia Del Piero