Memberships and Networks
As a result of years of experience, we have built a wide network of educational and research institutions, manufacturing enterprises and companies, public authorities and NGOs in many countries around the globe. INTAMT Academy is a member of a number of international organizations and sector associations:
iMOVE (International Marketing of Vocational Education)
iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). It supports German providers of vocational training and continuing education in developing and expanding their international activities. iMOVE supports a variety of cooperation and business relationships: from government offices looking for experienced organizations to develop vocational training and continuing education systems, to companies for whom iMOVE facilitates competent training providers for the continuing education of their co-workers and employees, to suitable co-operations between German and international educational institutions.
Die KRAFTWERKSSCHULE E.V. (KWS) is a training centre for the energy industry and develops a modern range of training courses and further education programs in that field. Initially, its home base was in Bergerhausen, a central section of the city of Essen, Germany, but since 1995, KWS calls the Deilbachtal in Essen-Kupferdreh home. Located in an rustic environment, the KWS facility was originally conceived for 30 staffers. Since then, KWS’s faculty and staff numbers have more than doubled.
The association NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics e.V. was initiated in April 2012 by Northrhine-Westfalia’s cluster NanoMicro+Materials.NRW (NMW.NRW) as well as some companies and research institutions. The association serves as a platform for an intense exchange between industry, politics and research. It observes new trends and perspectives and develops means for an active support of the members’ projects. It supports academic and professional education and it offers counselling in the area of pubic funding.
Zentrum für Innovation und Technik in Nordrhein-Westfalen (ZENIT)
The network ZENIT e.V. was founded on the basis of the ZENIT GmbH as a forum of entrepreneurs. It emerged after the commitment of medium-sized companies and represents around 180 primarily technology-oriented enterprises located in NRW. The aim of the association is to consult companies for making them fit for diverse requirements of the constantly changing markets.
Der Bundesverband Deutscher West-Ost-Gesellschaften e.V. (BDWO)
Der Bundesverband Deutscher West-Ost-Gesellschaften e.V. (BDWO) is the federal association of German West-East Societies founded in October 1996 with its headquarters in Berlin. The association comprises more than 70 organisations, which work for the deepening of the relations with the people in the successor states of the former Soviet Union. As an umbrella organization, the BDWO sees its special tasks in networking the activities of its members and cooperation partners, coordinating national events, projects and representing members’ interests on the European level.
Der Ost-Ausschuss – Osteuropaverein der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V. (OAOEV)
The German Eastern Business Association (OAOEV) is the major regional initiative of the German economy for 29 countries in Central Europe, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, in the South Caucasus and in Central Asia. The OAOEV supports its members in their projects, arranges contacts and answers questions about market entry. In close cooperation with the federal government and the governments of the partner countries, we work to reduce trade barriers and improve economic conditions in the region. The OAOEV was founded in May 2018 through the merging of the Eastern Committee (founded in 1952) and the Eastern Europe Business Association of Germany (founded in 1989). It is supported by six central associations of German business and has around 350 member companies.
The FernUniversität in Hagen is the only state-funded distance education university in the German-speaking community that offers quality-assured, supervised distance teaching with Bachelor’s and Master’s programs, doctoral studies as well as numerous certificates and Open Access studies. Established in 1974 as a university of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, it is today Germany’s largest university in terms of student numbers offering German-language study programs and flexible study options that can be adapted to the life situations of its diverse student body. All academic fields pursue both theoretical and applied research in the academic fields of its five faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Psychology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Economics and Business Administration as well as Law.