The ASKO EUROPA-SITFTUNG can look back on 25 years of active foundation work. 

2013 – 2015
Merger of the ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG and the Stiftung Europrofession.

The ASKO EUROPA-SITFTUNG intensifies its cooperation with the European Academy of Otzenhausen in the context of its own projects and seminars. 

May 2011
Beginning of the involvement of the ASKO EUROPA-SITFTUNG at the StiftungsForumSaar.

Publication of the six didactic modules in the context of the educational initiative "Encouraging sustainability".

Establishment of the executive committee of the "Partners for Europe", creation of a consistent image for the public through a common website: www.partner-fuer-europa.de

Conclusion of the cooperation agreement with representatives of the six partner organizations.
Transformation of the legal form of the European Academy of Otzenhausen from a registered association to a non-profit limited liability company and entry of the five new partners.  

Publication of the first volumes of the 13-part book series on the future of the Earth.

The project sponsors ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG, European Academy of Otzenhausen and the Forum für Verantwortung foundation jointly launch the educational initiative “Encouraging sustainability“.

Granting of the first six scholarships in the context of the START program in Saarland.

May 2 2005
Arno Krause is named honorary president of the ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG.

May 2 2005
Klaus-Peter Beck is designated chairman of the Board of Trustees and therefore succeeds Arno Krause.

Implementation of the first international study program in cooperation with Texas A&M University at the European Academy of Otzenhausen.

December 10 1999
Modification of the charter and the bylaws to allow for the establishment of full-time management.

May 14 - 15 1999
Organization of the first Franco-German Dialogue at the Congresshalle Saarbrücken.

July 31 1996
Merger of ASKO Deutsche Kaufhaus AG with METRO AG, marking the separation of the ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG and the sponsoring company. The ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG is now an independent foundation.

January 3 1992
Recognition of the foundation as a non-profit organization.

January 10 1991
Notifice of the foundation in the Official Journal of Saarland.

November 5 1990
Constituent assembly of the Board of Trustees; Arno Krause is elected chairman of the Board of Trustees.

October 18 1990
Approval of the foundation by the Ministry of the Interior of Saarland.

August 22 1990
Foundation of the ASKO EUROPA-STIFTUNG as a legally incorporated foundation by ASKO Deutsche Kaufhaus AG and ASKO Vereinigung e.V.