The Office of Cooperation collaborates with a number of academic and non-academic institutions in implementing third-party funded projects. Those projects are congruent with the Office’s main working focus and are mainly application-oriented, so that the findings are immediately adopted by  the cooperating parties.

Title Partner Duration
Work + Innovation. Strengthening Skills +> Shaping the Future
IMU director’s board, Frankf. Department of Production System (LPS)
February 2016 - Feburary 2019
BMBF-Project: Third-chance education at the Ruhr University Excellence in Engineering studies (ELLI) Faculty for Engineering 2012 - 2015
EU-Project - "Net 2 Quali - EWC":
EBR-Qualification from a European perspective
IMU director’s board October 2011 – September 2012
Project “Kompetenznetzwerk Qualifizierung regeln im Tarif” (KoNQreT) Industrial Metal Union (NRW district)
Industrial Metal Union’s Center of Education Sprockhövel
Value. Work. Ltd.
July 2010 - June 2013
Project “Promoting the social dialogue in Turkey”

Metal Union Birlesk Metal-IS
Sendikasi of the Turkish Federation of Trade Unions DISK
Education Center of the German Federation of Trade Unions
Industrial Metal Union
March 2010 – June 2010