Basic documents and information

Transparency information

Transparency is essential for a vivid and open civil society. Therefore, MitOst follows the reporting standards of the German Initiative Transparent Civil Society, which includes the following publications.

1. Name, address and year of establishment

MitOst e.V.
Uta Protzmann
Herzbergstraße 82-84
10365 Berlin

Year of establishment: 1996

2. Statute and documents that give evidence about our aims

See above.

3. Information about tax concession

MitOst is a public charity. Based on the notice of exemption from December 14, 2021 (tax ID: 27/672/53156) issued by the Berlin tax authority for corporations (Finanzamt für Körperschaften I), MitOst e.V. is exempt from corporation tax for the period 2017–2019 due to § 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 KStG and from commercial tax due to § 3 Nr. 6 GewStG.

4. Name and function of the main decision makers

Members’ Assembly


  • Alona Karavai (1. Chairperson)
  • Ivo Krug (2. Chairperson)
  • Yana Mktrchyan (Assessor)
  • Maja Pegan (Assessor)
  • Stelios Voulgaris (Assessor)
  • Annegret Wulff (Assessor)
  • Sarah Herke (Assessor)

5. Annual report

The annual report relates to MitOst’s budget year, which starts at April 1st and ends at March 31st.

6. Structure of authority

As of October 14, 2022, 18 persons are employed at MitOst of which 4 are currently on maternity leave. Additionally, facilitators for some activities through MitOst conducted programs are under contract. 

As of October 14, 2022, MitOst has 1,446 members.  

7. Information about the source of funding

Please note the data presented in the documents “Bilanz per 30.04.2022” [PDF] and “Bilanzerläuterung per 30.04.2022” [PDF].

8. Information about the use of means

Please note the data presented in the MitOst 2021/22 annual report (page 37). Please also note the data presented in the documents “Bilanz per 30.04.2022” [PDF] and “Bilanzerläuterung per 30.04.2022” [PDF].

9. Affiliated third parties

There are no third parties connected with MitOst.

Institutional Membership

  • VFMW Verein zur Förderung der mittelständischen Wirtschaft e.V.
  • Europäische Bewegung Deutschland EBD
  • Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft
  • Koalition für ein visafreies Europa
  • DARE Democrazy and Human Rights Education in Europe
  • Russia Civil Society Forum
  • Initiative MOE
  • Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft e.V.
  • VAV e.V. Verein für alternative Versorgungskonzepte
  • Ostblick
  • ALDA European Association for Local Democracy
  • Deutsches Netzwerk der Anna Lindh Stiftung

10. Organisations whose annual payings account for more than 10% of the annual budget

In the reporting period, the following juristical persons fell under these criteria:

  • European Commission (DG NEAR) 
  • Auswärtiges Amt (German Federal Foreign Office)

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