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The DIE is a member of the Leibniz Association. The Leibniz institutes' common mission is "theoria cum praxi": science for the benefit and good of humanity. Since 2003 all members of the Leibniz Association - 89 institutions at present - are evaluated regularly and measured according to the excellence claim of extramural research promotion. Currently, the institute is preparing for its upcoming evaluation in 2016.

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Innovation Prize for Continuing Education 2016

This year, the DIE awarded three projects with the Innovation Prize for Continuing Education. These projects outstandingly use the opportunities of digitilisation for integration and participation challenges. The award honours innovative achievements in adult education and underlines the essential role of this field of education in a changing society.

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ProfilPASS Relaunch

For more than ten years, ProfilPASS has been an approved tool for making competences visible, and has now been completely revised. ProfilPASS and ProfilPASS for young adults are now available in new formats as free downloads on the modernised ProfilPASS website.

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DIE Newsletter

The German Institute for Adult Education (DIE) provides every second month information on current events and publications in the field of adult education. You are welcome to register here:

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Events Overview Events

Februar 2017

06 Feb

4th Transnational Winter School on Comparative Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

Universität Würzburg


14 Feb

didacta Stuttgart



16 Feb

International Society for Comparative Adult Education

6th ISCAE Conference


22 Feb

Organisation und Zivilgesellschaft

3. Forum Pädagogische Organisationsforschung

Evangelische Hochschule, Darmstadt


23 Feb

10. Jahrestagung der Kommission „Organisationspädagogik“

Thema: "Organisation und Netzwerke"



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Schrader, Josef (Hrsg.)


Jahr: 2017 | Reihe: DIE Zeitschrift für Erwachsenenbildung 1
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Käpplinger, Bernd

Betriebliche Weiterbildung aus der Perspektive von Konfigurationstheorien

Jahr: 2016 | Reihe: Theorie und Praxis der Erwachsenenbildung
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Euringer, Caroline

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Definitionen, Interessen und Machtverhältnisse

Jahr: 2016 | Reihe: Theorie und Praxis der Erwachsenenbildung
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