The Institute disposes of expertise in the area of management of mobility programmes targeted to students, graduates and entrepreneurs, virtual learning communities, multimedia e-learning modules, (electronic) project management and quality assurance.
It has been member of working groups at the German Institute of Standardization and ISO, developing E-Learning Quality Standards. It is responsible for the Management of the OPEN-EYE
Erasmus mobility for young entrepreneurs’ projects
and runs together with the University Fulda the
regional contact point for EU-traineeships and university business
furthermore, runs online courses in its On-line Academy
courses form part of the learning environment of international
traineeships. Thanks to instruments such as the online training the Erasmus and Leonardo mobility projects have received awards as “good practice projects
” by the National Agencies BIBB and DAAD.
The Institute has been running the On-line Academy since 2007.
The On-line Academy offers training of intercultural, civic and entrepreneurial key skills
to more than 200
mobile students and graduates (participants of Erasmus Traineeship
mobility) per year.
The Institute has furthermore implemented an on-line coaching programme
for mobile entrepreneurs (participants of the Erasmus for young entrepreneurs programme) and has run it since 2014.
research and development projects such as Uni-Key
contributed to the further development of the academy.