Blog & News

The Cooperation of Volunteers and Staff at Integreat

10. August 2019

The Integreat team is organised according to the “Community Engagement” approach, where a few employees coordinate a large number of volunteers. Due to the increasing transfer of volunteers into full-time positions and greater professionalisation, some structures have changed in 2018 and 2019, but this still applies. The different areas of work are covered by larger […]

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Workathon with Techfugees & Expedia

5. July 2019

Many thanks to Techfugees and Expedia. About a month ago a team of experienced Expedia developers helped us improve Integreat and solve problems and bugs for 3 days. From China, Singapore, Australia and Germany, employees of the online travel agency have helped us to advance our development by many weeks. The Expedia team was prepared […]

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New Research Publication

24. June 2019

At the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2016 and European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2017, the foundation was laid for the paper “ICT-enabled Refugee Integration: A Research Agenda”. Several authors, who have set their own research priorities in the field of integration through digital media/platforms/tools, jointly point to the central research topics where […]

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Integreat at J-PAL Europe in Paris

6. June 2019

Last week, the Integreat team had the opportunity in Paris, together with other organisations and initiatives from across Europe, to learn how to demonstrate and measure the impact of projects through randomised evaluation. The three-day workshop is part of J-PAL Europe’s European Social Inclusion Initiative. The workshop was organised by J-PAL Europe, a research foundation […]

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The Different Ways to Integreat’s Information: App, Web App and PDF Function

23. May 2019

Integreat’s core solution is a mobile application with an intuitive information management system in the background (backend). If a municipality or another carrier decides to implement Integreat, they get their own privat space on the Integreat platform, which already contains a Germany-wide valid template in several languages on request, which the municipality can then supplement […]

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Scalability as a Decisive Success Factor

16. May 2019

In contrast to other solutions, Integreat has a local impact, but at the same time is almost infinitely scalable. The location of information for newcomers is so important because processes and responsibilities of institutions often differ within the same state, but more often within the county and local government. The accuracy and timeliness of the […]

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Anniversary: 50 Municipalities Are Using Integreat!

7. May 2019

50 municipalities and counties in Germany now rely on the Integreat platform!  The 50 municipalities and districts use Integreat not only still for the information of refugees, but for the multilingual information of all newcomers. Professor Dr. Helmut Krcmar, owner of the chair for Information Systems and partner of Integreat, tock motivating stock with view […]

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From a Print Brochure to an Information App

2. May 2019

In addition to personal consultation, which in our opinion should and must always be a central component of the integration process, local authorities have always promoted the dissemination of local information and offers, above all through the writing and elaborate printing and distribution of printed materials. Once the printed materials had been printed, it would […]

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Integreat as a Common Digital Communication Space

25. April 2019

More than 68 million people are currently fleeing the world. According to estimates, 40 million of them seek protection in their own country. However, wars and persecution have deprived a large number of people of security in their homeland, forcing them to leave their homeland and seek shelter in a foreign country. The challenges that […]

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