Our work and our objectives

The founder, Dr Silvia Bopp, MD, established the "Dr Silvia Bopp Foundation" with its registered office in Bremen on 12 December 2008. The Foundation and its bylaws were recognised in accordance with § 80 of the Civil Code in conjunction with § 4 of the Bremen Foundation Act. It is a charitable foundation. This entitles us to issue charitable donation certificates.

Chair of the Foundation Board is Dr Dorothee Lotz. This authorises her to manage the foundation and to publicly represent it. The purpose of the foundation is to support professional education in Germany and abroad in the field of ophthalmology and to promote charitable purposes, as well as to procure funds in support of this type of professional education and to conduct social welfare work through another tax-privileged entity or through a public-sector entity. Chair of the Advisory Board is Dr Silvia Bopp.

The purpose of the foundation is realised in particular through the following:

1. Supporting

basic, advanced and continuing education in the field of ophthalmology

2. Establishing and supporting educational


3. Granting or subsidising scholarships n
4. Transferring funds

to implement the aims of the foundation through another institution

5. Assuming

costs or subsidising eye operations for people in need within the meaning of § 53 of the Tax Code.

Die Stiftung soll durch einen aus einer Person bestehenden Vorstand und einem aus mindestens einer Person bestehenden Beirat verwaltet werden.

Als Vorstand bestelle ich folgende Person: Frau Dr. Dorothee Lotz