Our Projects

More than 65 years of project management experience and a track record of more than 10,000 successfully implemented programmes and projects worldwide demonstrate the IB’s know-how in project design, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation. This experience has enabled the IB to gain sound recognition as a reliable partner of bilateral and multilateral cooperation and donor agencies such as the European Union (EU), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) or the World Bank.

The IB is currently present in social development, education and training markets in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Northern Africa and Asia (e.g. Belgium, Poland, Turkey, The People‘s Republic of China, and Georgia). With its subsidiaries abroad it offers service provision and consulting services in all sectors of its expertise. Below, please find a selection of our projects from Germany and abroad in the following sectors:

Social Development Projects

Social Rights for Vulnerable Groups (SoRi)

Germany, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania

The aim of the regional project SoRi is to improve the conditions for securing equal social rights to vulnerable groups in selected municipalities in the Western Balkan. Primarily state institutions, which are the entities obliged to guarantee human rights and social services, but also...More information

Three Million Trees - Refugee Eployment Initiative in Turkey

Turkey

More than 4.8 million Syrians have fled from their home countries due to the war - most of them to the neighboring countries, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.
Syrians have little or no money when they come to Turkey, so they need to find...More information

Fit for the future - Inclusion of Roma into the Labour Market

Macedonia

The percentage of young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs) is almost double the EU average – accounting for around 30% of the youth population aged 15 – 29. Roma women, especially, are at high risk of becoming NEET. Therefore the project focused on...More information

Jmd2start - Support for young refugees in the youth migration service

Germany

Young refugees who come to Germany need personal and competent support: The model project "jmd2start - Support for young refugees in the youth migration service" strengthens their access to education, work and social participation. The Youth Migration Services...More information

Technical  assistance on women's shelters for combatting domestic violence

Turkey

Domestic violence against women continues to  present a particularly serious social problem in Turkey. The various statistical data on this topic show a reluctance to report domestic violence, which is in part a consequence of social and cultural norms that continue to influence women’s rights...More information

Voluntary Social Year IB e.V.

Germany

The IB Voluntary Social Year (FSJ) is an educational and orientation year for youth and young adults (ages 16-27). Young people can volunteer in the social and ecological area as well as in culture and sports – in welfare oriented institutions in all over Germany – for a certain period...More information

Youth Migration Services 2015

Germany  

Youth Migration Services (YMS) is a social assistance programme designed to accompany migrants with an individual integration scheme including integration courses on their way to education, vocational training placements and employment. Immigrants need a socio-pedagogic...More information 

Early Childhood Development, Radeberg

Germany

Early childhood development includes education measures for children between 0 and 6 years of age (level 0 ISCED classification). Early childhood education of IB institutions includes different institutional measures: amongst others cradles (children between 0 and 3 years of age)...More information

Vocational Preparation Measures for Rehabilitees

Germany

Vocational Preparation Training Measure for Rehabilitees (BvB-Reha) is an educational preparation programme for technical vocational education and training (TVET) within the dual system. The target group of the programme is young adolescents who have attended schools for...More information

Early Childhood Development Kita Storchennest, Herrenhut

Germany

Early childhood development includes education measures for children between 0 and 6 years of age (level 0 ISCED classification). Early childhood education of IB institutions includes different institutional measures: amongst others cradles (children between 0 and 3 years of age)...More information

Disability-specific Vocational Training - Integrative Model

Germany

Disability-specific Vocational Training – Integrative Model is an active labour market measure and consists of a socio-educational accompanied vocational education program within the German dual system. The target group of the measure is young people with disabilities...More information

Residential Homes and affiliated Day Activity Centres

Germany

To be at home is part of life. Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the right of persons with disabilities to live and participate in the community. Article 22 recognizes that no person with disabilities, regardless of place of residence or...More information

Family-Centered Support and Open Services

Germany

Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the equal right of all persons with disabilities to live in the community, with choices equal to others, and shall take effective and appropriate measures to facilitate full enjoyment by persons with...More information

Supported Employment Oberursel

Germany

Participation in the labour market is an important step for people with disability towards economic and social inclusion. Unemployment often leads to isolation which is particularly threatening people with mental, physical and emotional disabilities. The unemployment rate of...More information

Grant Services for the Franco-German Youth Office

Germany/France

The Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO) is an autonomous international organization - founded and financed by the French and German Government and led by a board consisting of the French Minister of Sports, Youth, Further Education and Active Solidarity and the German Minister for...More information

Education and Labour Market Services

Enhancement of the Egyptian Dual System (EEDS) - Upskilling vocational training personnel in the dual system

Egypt

High unemployment, especially youth unemployment, is one of Egypt’s most pressing problems. The reasons are rapid population growth, macroeconomic problems, inadequate job placement services and a lack of job-market relevance in education and training. While the dual training...More information

Capacity Development in Basic Education (CDBE)

Kosovo

Since Kosovo’s declaration of independence in 2008, the country’s education system has been subject to extensive reforms. However, their implementation has been delayed for various reasons, some of which are mutually reinforcing. The education sector is underfunded and...More information 

Three Million Trees - Refugee Employment Initiative in Turkey

Turkey

More than 4.8 million Syrians have fled from their home countries due to the war - most of them to the neighboring countries, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.
Syrians have little or no money when they come to Turkey, so they need to find...More information

Technical Assistance to the Support Programme for the Development and Implementation of National Youth and Youth Employability Policies

Algeria

Over 60% of Algeria’s population is under 35. Social and professional inclusion of young people is therefore of great importance. Major issues are also seen within...More information

Technical Assistance for Promoting Registered Employment Through Better Guidance and Inspection (PRE II)

Turkey

Unregistered employment is one of the main challenges in Turkish labour market. The purposes of this contract are: to increase the guidance and inspection capacity of Social Security Institution (SSI) both at central and local level; to increase the policy making capacity of...More information

Assistance during Training

Germany

Assistance during Training (abH) is an active labour market measure launched by the Federal Employment Agency aiming to support young people with special learning needs with successful finalisation of the TVET programmes and entering the labour market...More information

Vocational Preparation Measures for Rehabilitees

Germany

Vocational Preparation Training Measure for Rehabilitees (BvB-Reha) is an educational preparation programme for technical vocational education and training (TVET) within the dual system. The target group of the programme is young adolescents who have attended schools for...More information

Disability-specific Vocational Training - Integrative Model  

Germany

Disability-specific Vocational Training – Integrative Model is an active labour market measure and consists of a socio-educational accompanied vocational education program within the German dual system. The target group of the measure is young people with disabilities...More information

Improvement of Preschool Education (IMPRES) in Serbia

Serbia

Serbia faces problems in providing good quality education and is failing to equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in the labour market. International research and analysis as well as national experience show that investing in quality preschool...More information 

Supported Employment Oberursel

Germany

Participation in the labour market is an important step for people with disability towards economic and social inclusion. Unemployment often leads to isolation which is particularly threatening people with mental, physical and emotional disabilities. The unemployment rate of...More information

Transition into the Labour Market

Germany

The present labour market is subject to constant changes due to technological and economic developments. In this frame, labour market needs on the one side, and professional skills attained through education on the other, need to be continuously, linked, revised and adapted...More information

International Cooperation

Enhancement of the Egyptian Dual System (EEDS) - Upskilling vocational training personnel in the dual system

Egypt

High unemployment, especially youth unemployment, is one of Egypt’s most pressing problems. The reasons are rapid population growth, macroeconomic problems, inadequate job placement services and a lack of job-market relevance in education and training. While the dual training...More information

Capacity Development in Basic Education

Kosovo

Since Kosovo’s declaration of independence in 2008, the country’s education system has been subject to extensive reforms. However, their implementation has been delayed for various reasons, some of which are mutually reinforcing. The education sector is underfunded and...More information

Three MillionTrees - Refugee Employment Initiative in Turkey

Turkey  

More than 4.8 million Syrians have fled from their home countries due to the war - most of them to the neighboring countries, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.
Syrians have little or no money when they come to Turkey, so they need to find...More information

Social Rights for Vulnerable Groups (SoRi)

Germany, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania

The aim of the regional project SoRi is to improve the conditions for securing equal social rights to vulnerable groups in selected municipalities in the Western Balkan. Primarily state institutions, which are the entities obliged to guarantee human rights and social services, but also...More information

Fit for the Future - Inclusion of Roma into the Labour Market  

Macedonia

The percentage of young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs) is almost double the EU average – accounting for around 30% of the youth population aged 15 – 29. Roma women, especially, are at high risk of becoming NEET. Therefore the project focused on...More information

Technical Assistance to the Support Programme for the Development and Implementation of National Youth and Youth Employability Policies

Algeria  

Over 60% of Algeria’s population is under 35. Social and professional inclusion of young people is therefore of great importance. Major issues are also seen within...More information

Technical Assistance for Promoting Registered Employment Through Better Guidance and Inspection (PRE II)     

Turkey  

Unregistered employment is one of the main challenges in Turkish labour market. The purposes of this contract are: to increase the guidance and inspection capacity of Social Security Institution (SSI) both at central and local level; to increase the policy making capacity of...More information

Technical assistance on women's shelters for combatting domestic violence

Turkey

Domestic violence against women continues to  present a particularly serious social problem in Turkey. The various statistical data on this topic show a reluctance to report domestic violence, which is in part a consequence of social and cultural norms that continue to influence women’s rights...More information

Improvement of Preschool Education (IMPRES) in Serbia  

Serbia  

Serbia faces problems in providing good quality education and is failing to equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in the labour market. International research and analysis as well as national experience show that investing in quality preschool...More information

Grant Services for the Franco-German Youth Office

Germany/France

The Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO) is an autonomous international organization - founded and financed by the French and German Government and led by a board consisting of the French Minister of Sports, Youth, Further Education and Active Solidarity and the German Minister for...More information