Social Affairs

Study: “PERLE – Perspectives for Life: Evaluation of Socio-Cultural Life of People of the 3rd Chapter SGB XII”
On behalf of the District of Wetterau, Department of Youth and Social Affairs (2014)

European project “AEMA: Adult Education Made Accessible”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2014-2016)
Further information: www.aemanet.eu

European project “ACT! – Acting for Dependent People”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2013-2015)

European Learning Partnership “VoluntLearning Pro – Trans-national exchange of volunteers and municipality representatives on how to promote active citizenship”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2012-2014)

European Project “ERF – Minor asylum seekers”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Home Affairs (2010-2012)
Further information: Bildungszugänge für Asylsuchende.pdf (German)

Scientific support of the pilot project “Network for exercise 50 plus – Promoting sports and exercise for seniors through linked offers at local level”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citzens, Women and Youth and in cooperation with Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (2010-2012)

Scientific support of the pilot project “Exercise and Health – involving more migrants into sports”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Health and in cooperation with Deutscher Olympischer Sportbung (2009-2011)
Further information: DOSB-Website (German)

European project „SeniorGuides: Learning in Later Life“
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2009-2011)

Study: “Older Drug Dependents in Germany”
Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Health (2009-2010)

European project “InterLinks – Health systems and long-term care for older people in Europe: Modelling the links and interfaces between prevention, rehabilitation, quality of services and informal care”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Research (2008-2011)
Further information: www.interlinks.euro.centre.org

Scientific support of the pilot project “Voluntary social year in the volunteer fire brigade. Pilot project in the County of Darmstadt-Dieburg”
On behalf of the Hessian Ministry of the Interior and Sports (2007-2012)

European Project “SDDCare – Senior drug dependants and care structures”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumers (2007-2010)

European project “SEVEN – Senior European volunteers exchange network”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2007-2010)

European Learning Partnership “VoluntLearning – Exchange of teams of older volunteers between Germany, Italy and Estonia”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2007-2009)

European project “SenEmpower – Empowering seniors to take part in community life”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture and the Hessian Minister President’s Office (2007-2009)

Study “Equal opportunities in health care”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth in the frame of the European Year of Equal Opportunities for All (2007)
Further information: Report.pdf (German)

Scientific support of the pilot project “JOBfit – A new way: With organized sport to the job”
Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the federal labour administration (2006-2009)
Further information: www.projekt-jobfit.de (German)

European project “Integration of female migrant domestic workers: Strategies of employment and civic participation”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Justice, Freedom and Security, and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2006-2008)
Further information: www.MediterraneanInstituteofGenderStudies.org

European project “SEVIR – Senior volunteers in interest representations, training programme for participatory competences”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2006-2008)

European Conference: “ECLOS – Learning opportunities for senior volunteers: Managing trans-national exchanges”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2006-2007)
Further information: Handbook.pdf
Handbook.pdf (German)
Handbook.pdf (French)
Handbook.pdf (Italian)
Handbook.pdf (Polish)

Scientific support of the pilot project “Promotion of structures for a federal information and counselling service in order to strengthen consumer rights in inpatient care”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2005-2008)

European project “SEALLL – Self evaluation in adult life long learning”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2005-2007)
Further information: www.sealll.eu

Study “Survey in councillors in nursing homes on the need to develop support structures in the execution of rights of involvement”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2004-2005)
Further Information: Report.pdf (German)

European project “Teaming Up – Exchange of older volunteers supported by local and regional authorities”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (2004-2005)
Further information: Evaluation-Report.pdf

European project “Still Active – Performing voluntary service activities after 55 years – A (survival) training scheme”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2003-2005)
Further information: Guidebook-Organisations.pdf | Guidebook-Volunteers.pdf | Guidebook-Organisations.pdf (German)

European project “MERI – Mapping existing research and identifying knowledge gaps concerning the situation of older women in Europe”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Research, and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003-2004)

Study “Increasing the possibilities of involvement by councillors and advocates in nursing homes through measures aimed at disseminating examples of good practice”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affaris, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003-2004)

Scientific support of the Hessian pilot programme “Promotion of qualification measures for social / volunteer work”
Funded by the Hessian Ministry of Labour, Family Affairs and Health (2002-2003 / 2005-2007 / 2009-2010)

Internet domain “Pool of information and ideas for initiatives by older people”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1998-2003)

Equal opportunities for older women in Europe – Exchange of information on the Internet: www.sophia-net.org
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1998-2000)

Study “Promotion of volounteering in Frankfurt am Main – The role of the Institut für Sozialarbeit at present and in future”
Funded by the City of Frankfurt am Main and the Institut für Sozialarbeit e.V. (1998-1999)

Older people and voluntary social work: Promotion of European networking and exchanges of information among older volunteers
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1996-1997)

European conference “The transition to retirement in the 1990s and beyond”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1996)
Further information: Publication.pdf (German)

Adequate framework conditions for voluntary social involvement by older people: Development and testing of measures in cooperation with social services providers
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1995-1998)
Further information: Publication.pdf (German)

EUROCOUNSEL: European Union action research programme on imp
Funded by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (1991-1995)