Welcome to the Possehl Foundation

Where we come from

Where we come from

In his will, Emil Possehl, a businessman and senator of Lübeck, bequeathed all his business interests to the Possehl Foundation, which ist now 103 years old.

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Matt Mullican

Matt Mullican

The Foundation awards four prizes, including the Possehl Prize for International Art. The prizewinner in 2022 is Matt Mullican, whose retrospective began in Lübeck in July 2022 and ends in January 2023.

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What we promote

What we promote

We support community life in the Hanseatic city in a multitude of ways. Up to 500 applications per year reflect the diversity of the non-profit and benevolent work carried out by the people of Lübeck.

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Contact

Possehl Foundation Lübeck

Beckergrube 38 – 52
D-23552 Lübeck
E-Mail: possehl-stiftung(at)possehl.de
Tel.: +49 (0)451 148-200

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Our publications

More about the Foundation

Here you can find our annual reports, Emil Possehl’s will, and the brand eins Wissen magazine to mark our 100th anniversary.

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Emil Possehl's bequest

Our articles of association

The Foundation only supports non-profit and charitable causes and “promotes all that is good and beautiful in Lübeck”.

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