Nils-Eyk Zimmermann

Program coordinator and project manager, consultant and author with focus on democracy-related education, digital transformation, active citizenship, civil society.

Currently: Editor and project manager at the Association of German Educational Organizations (AdB). He also works to digital transformation in democracy-related education (i. e. projects DIYW ROAD and DIGIT-AL) and to the further development of non-formal edcuation (i. e. Competendo, LICEAL or EntreComp 360).

Active member of the European network DARE – Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe (serving as its Network Secretary until 2023). Previous activities, among others, for the Robert Bosch Foundation (Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg for the support of civic engagement in Central- Eastern and South-Eastern Europe).

Born 1973 in Wolfenbüttel (Germany), studied Political Science at Potsdam University.

Civil engagement: Jury member of the EntreComp Awards, DARE network, Citizen Deputy in the municipal district parliament (Committee for Integration and Participation since 2022; Budget Committee 2020-21). Was Board member of the Greens in the city district of Berlin (2019-2021).