The Fort Hare Autumn School Leadership Programme (FHAS) is a political and civic education programme. Founded in 2011 the programme seeks to sow some seeds of free and critical thinking and an understanding of Social Democracy in promising young students. The programme includes 25 students from different institutions based in the Eastern Cape (Rhodes University, Nelson Mandela University, Walter Sisulu University and University of Fort Hare). The programme comprises of three modules that take place over the duration of 12 months.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is delighted to announce the Fort Hare Autumn School class of 2022 — the 10th class!
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.