The Future of Leadership Initiative is dedicated to shape the leadership of tomorrow. As a corporate partner or as an individual member you join our community of forward-looking leaders and become part of the Think Tank and its designated annual Grand Challenge.

In whatever way you would like to collaborate with FLI, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Do you have further questions? Please, do not hesitate to contact us.

Laura Bechthold


Executive Director

  • +49 (0) 89 62 83 887 – 10

Corporate Partnership

You are a company that is eager to think ahead and actively shape the future of work? You want to be an employer of choice and continuously develop your best leadership talents? Then become FLI Corporate Partner:



Increase your outreach as a
modern employer and promoter of
contemporary leadership.

  • Your partner logo featured on FLI website and events
  • Right to feature FLI Logo on own website
  • Your company featured as sponsor during the FLI Conference and in final publication (open source)


Understand how current
megatrends impact the future of
your organization

  • Receive insights from 20+ outstanding global thought leaders per year
  • Engage your business executives and thought leaders in Germanys largest English-speaking Think Tank on leadership
  • Reserved exclusive spots for corporate delegates to participate in the annual Big Think Event, the Future Lab and at the FLI Conference (40% discount);
  • Business executives who participate in at least 2 of the abovementioned sessions receive a Leadership Excellence Certificate.


Lernen Sie Top-Talente von führenden Universitäten kennen.

  • Join a thriving and highly diverse community of thought leaders that spans industries, disciplines, and generations.
  • Connect to and interact with 50+ selected top-graduate students from leading universities during the FLI events.
  • Exchange perspectives with successful (tech-)entrepreneurs, leading researchers, and social innovators to receive fresh ideas.

IN ADDITION, all executives and thought leaders of our corporate partners receive priority access and 40%
discount on all offers of the FLI Academy.

More information on the upcoming curriculum: 

Contact request

Individual Fellowship

Wherever you have a challenging and responsible job to do – FLI can serve as your “home for leaders”. Here you get the new inspiration you seek for, here you meet inspiring peers that take the lead across industries, disciplines and generations. Are you passionate for leadership and do you want to shape the leadership of tomorrow? Then become an FLI Fellow and join our amazing FLI community.


  • community: exclusive, interdisciplinary community of leaders,
  • share your thoughts: energizing and inspirational exchange with other executives, global thought leaders and highly talented students,
  • get insights: leadership research insights on megatrends and challenges,
  • learn and grow: access to state-of-the-art formats to continuously develop yourself as a leader,
  • get support: a trusted group of diverse peers to work on your current leadership issues,
  • increase your impact: application-focused leadership tools to increase your effectiveness.


  • Invitation to exclusive, free FLI community events such as the FLI Speakers Nights,
  • virtual FLI pin with logo for your online profile,
  • priority access and 30% discount on
    • co-creation sessions about the annual Grand Challenge, such as the Big Think Workshop and the Future Lab, (save 330 Euro)
    • FLI Conference (save 500 Euro),
    • all FLI Academy offers (save 480 Euro for a 2-day workshop).
  • online access to the FLI Virtual Academy that provides future-proof leadership tools and knowhow (coming in 2019),
  • annual FLI Publication with results of last Grand Challenge and thought leader interviews (as of 2019),
  • bi-monthly Future of Leadership Updates with latest research insights, intellectual input of our global thought leader community and further offers of partnering organizations


120,00 € / year
(plus VAT)


Are you a student who wants to take the lead to foster societal progress and a desirable future of work? Are you eager to assume responsibility and tackle the grand challenges of our time? At FLI, we offer a limited amount of free spots in all our programs to highly talented and motivated students. 


  • Be a part of it: enter an exclusive and interdisciplinary community of leadership experts and attend for free all FLI Grand Challenge events (Big Think Workshop, Future Lab) or get one of 30 limited student spots at the FLI Conference,
  • Get inspired: have an energizing and inspirational experience with corporate executives,
    global thought leaders and other highly talented students;
  • Grow and share: learn about state-of-the-art leadership topics, get equipped with a set of practical leadership tools and bring in your own thoughts;
  • Move forward: connect to senior executives to learn about different career possibilities.

Apply for a student fellowship

The next FLI Talent Program 2019 will start in Q1,  2019. Click below to file your application.

Special Cooperations

Academic partnership

We are continuously looking for academic partners who are eager to enrich the FLI activities with cutting-edge research. 

Non-Profit Partnership

Are you running or working for a non-profit organization, such as a social business, welfare fund, or international NGO? We would love to hear your ideas about how leadership can drive prosperity in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable way. Please, just approach us to discuss how a  partnership with FLI would be possible.  

FLI Volunteering

FLI thrives through diversity! However, we know that it is sometimes hard to afford a membership. This is why we also offer the opportunity to volunteer for FLI and receive a one-year membership in return: Help out at one of our events, support our outreach activities, our simply suggest your own contribution. Just approach us – we would love hear your ideas!

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