Networked design: Branitz Park and Palace are integrated into regional, cross-border and international networks on the topics of cultural heritage conservation, museum, park and climate change. SFPM is engaged in the German-Polish Lusatian Park Association and involved in many ways in the structural change in Lusatia.

Stiftung „Fürst-Pückler-Park Bad Muskau“

(Prince-Pückler-Park Bad Muskau Foundation)
The Prince-Pückler-Park Bad Muskau Foundation, founded in 1993, has the task of preserving the ensemble of national and cultural-historical significance of Muskau Park, which Prince Pückler had designed from 1815 to 1845 and which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004.

Konferenz Nationaler Kultureinrichtungen (KNK)

(Conference of National Cultural Institutions)
The Conference of National Cultural Institutions is a community of equal interests of 23 cultural institutions in the East-German federal states, which are classified as nationally significant, including SFPM. The aim is to anchor the museums, collections, archives and garden realms strongly in the consciousness of politicians and the public.

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Schlösserverwaltungen

(Association of German Palace Administrations)
In 1990, the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Schlösserverwaltungen (Association of German Palace Administrations) was formed by public sponsors of historic palaces, castles and historic gardens, including the Bavarian Palace Administration and the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg.

Schlösser und Gärten Deutschlands e.V.

(Palaces and Gardens in Germany Association)
The Palaces and Gardens in Germany Association represents the most important art and historic-cultural palaces, monasteries, castles and gardens in Germany. Currently 53 private, municipal and state owners of historical cultural monuments belong to this association. The SFPM has been active on the association’s board since 2018.

Europäischer Parkverbund Lausitz

(European Park Association of Lusatia)
The European Park Association of Lusatia was founded in 2010 in order to jointly maintain regional historic gardens and architectural monuments in high quality and to constantly improve their tourist attractiveness. It now combines nine gardens between the Spree and Neisse Rivers, which impressively reflect the rich cultural landscape of Lusatia.


The EGHN is a network of some 190 gardens from 14 European countries, which intend to strengthen the profile of their gardens and underline their central importance for politics, society, urban planning, tourism and regional economic development. The aim is the international exchange of experience and an internationally oriented presentation of the parks and gardens.

Pückler Gesellschaft e.V.

(Pückler Society)
The Pückler Society is committed to the research and preservation of historical gardens. It is an interest group of garden lovers, art and garden historians and gardeners. The legacy of the great landscape designer Pückler in Muskau, Babelsberg and Branitz is very close to the Society’s heart.

Brandenburgische Kulturstiftung Cottbus-Frankfurt (Oder)

(Brandenburg Cultural Foundation Cottbus-Frankfurt/Oder)
The Brandenburg Cultural Foundation Cottbus-Frankfurt (Oder) aims to foster art and culture by running the Cottbus State Theatre as a multi-disciplinary theatre and the Brandenburg Art Collections Cottbus (from 2008 dkw. Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk). Since 2003, a successful cooperation with the Cottbus State Theatre has taken place in Branitzer Park to present the repertoire of the theatre for the coming season.

Deutscher Museumsverband des Landes Brandenburg e.V.

(German Museum Association of the State of Brandenburg)
The Museum Association of the State of Brandenburg is an association under private law of institutional and personal members from the circle of museums and museum institutions in the State of Brandenburg and their friends and sponsors.

Lebenshilfe Werkstätten Hand in Hand g GmbH

The foundation works closely with Lebenshilfe Werkstätten Hand in Hand g GmbH, especially in park conservation, but also in the development of offers for the museum shop and event catering. About 1,000 people with and without disabilities work in the Lebenshilfe workshops in Cottbus, Kolkwitz, Peitz, Burg and Guben.


Stadtmarketing- und Tourismusverband Cottbus

(City Marketing and Tourism Association Cottbus)
The City Marketing and Tourism Association Cottbus was founded in 2009 and has set itself the task of making Cottbus more liveable and lovable. It represents an integrated city marketing approach and is involved in all areas from leisure and cultural activities to business development and support for tourist activities. Above all, it aims to provide impulses for the development of the city.

Fachhochschule Potsdam

(University of Applied Sciences Potsdam)
The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam was founded in 1991 and currently has approximately 3.600 students and around 120 professors in 32 degree programmes. Since 2019, the Department of Information Sciences has been advising the SFPM on the development of processes and workflows for digitisation and sustainable digital use.