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Overview Care for Chronic Condition

The program Care for Chronic Condition (CfCC) is a training program with an international exchange of know-how. It is run by the German foundation Robert Bosch Stiftung in collaboration with the Irmgard-Bosch-Bildungszentrum, a learning centre situated inside the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany. Within the program health care professionals who care for people with chronic and multiple diseases can apply for a grant to one of our program offers. The aim is to integrate the valuable learning experience into their home institution.

program offers

Motivation & Context

Care for Chronic Condition (CfCC) is an international training exchange program run by the German foundation Robert Bosch Stiftung in cooperation with the Irmgard-Bosch-Bildungszentrum.
The program offers grants to health care professionals who care for people with chronic and multiple diseases.
Objective of CfCC is a global exchange and integration of learning experience in the field of care for chronic conditions. 

Objective & Target Group

All over the world the care for patients with chronic and multiple diseases demonstrates a tremendous challenge to the professionals involved.
Increasing demands on all sides require continuous training and education and call for new concepts and ideas. 
International exchange and interchange can provide valuable findings and new perspectives. The program promotes health care professionals in Germany a stay abroad.

Promotion &
Knowledge Transfer

By applying successfully to the Robert Bosch Stiftung the training program is being payed for up to 8 weeks. Applicants can choose from two options: either already established exchange programs are provided by the CfCC team here and can be applied for. Or professionals can apply for a grant to a self-organized stay abroad given the requirements of the CfCC program. The program ends with an organized round-up. The implementation of the knowledge gained abroad is being supported by the CfCC team.

Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH

The Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH is one of Europe’s largest foundations associated with a private company. In its charitable work, it addresses social issues at an early stage and develops exemplary solutions. For this purpose, it plans and implements its own projects. Additionally, it supports third-party initiatives that have similar goals. The Robert Bosch Stiftung is active in the areas of health, science, society, education, and international relations. Moreover, in the coming years, the Foundation will increasingly direct its activities on three focus areas: “Migration, Integration, and Inclusion”, “Social Cohesion in Germany and Europe” and “Sustainable Living Spaces”. Since it was established in 1964, the Robert Bosch Stiftung has invested around 1.6 billion euros in charitable work.


The Irmgard-Bosch-Bildungszentrum (IBBZ) is an educational centre situated inside the Robert-Bosch-Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany.

It offers a wide range of study courses and educational programs for employees from the Robert-Bosch-Hospital, but also for external health care professionals outside the Robert-Bosch-Hospital. Students and trainees in the educational sector can benefit from a wide range of educational offers.
The IBBZ implements the program CfCC in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The program CfCC provides continuing education for health care professionals who are involved in the care of chronically ill people.