What We Do : A Look Behind the Scenes

Our projects respond to societal challenges and make a sustainable contribution to society’s wellbeing.

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Careers via Competences

We are working on a reform of continuing education to uncover, develop and recognise competencies of low-qualified people, in order to increase their employment opportunities. read more

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Germany and Asia

Asia is shaping the 21st century. Germany must respond to the corresponding risks and challenges. "Germany and Asia" analyzes these changes and offers policy recommendations. read more

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Ethics of algorithms

In the “Ethics of Algorithms” project, we are taking a close look at the consequences of algorithmic decision-making on society. We aim to help inform and advance algorithmic systems that facilitate greater social inclusion. This involves committing to what is best for a society rather than what’s technically possible. read more

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Further education for all

We are working on reforming continuing education so the competences of “low-skilled” persons can be discovered, developed and recognized and their professional opportunities increased. read more

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Making fair migration a reality

Germany needs immigrants, as the country increasingly faces an aging population and skilled-labor shortages. In recent years, Germany has received – in addition to foreign workers – large numbers of refugees. The challenge ahead is to organize voluntary and forced migration in cooperation with international partners so as to benefit migrants, receiving countries and countries of origin alike. read more

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