The Atlantic Expedition is made possible by kind contributions from the following supporters:

Transatlantic Program of the Federal Republic of Germany with Funds through the European Recovery Program (ERP) of the Federal Ministry for Economics and Energy (BMWi).


The Friede Springer Foundation supports science, art and culture, and other charitable purposes.


The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung  is a political foundation. We focus on consolidating democracy, the unification of Europe and the strengthening of transatlantic relations, as well as on development cooperation.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

The Haniel Foundation promotes individuals who wish to have a lasting impact on the shape of the future by exploring new avenues with courage and a sense of vision. We champion value-oriented entrepreneurship and support educationally disadvantaged children and adolescents and especially promising up-and-coming managers.



The Helmut Schmidt University is one of the two universities in Germany, that serve the scientific study and the academic education of armed forces' officers. It increases the attractiveness of the profession and is pulse generator and service provider for the Federal Armed Forces.