The Institute Inter.research e.V. is a non-profit association, which acts as a link between different academic disciplines and between academic and non-academic organisations. It was founded in 1999 with support of the Fulda University and a regional Software Company. Members of the association are from the academic as well as enterprise area.
The institute has gained experiences in a number of interdisciplinary projects at regional and international level in the areas of Computer Mediated Education, Human Computer Interaction and University/enterprise mobility.
The Institute manages learning mobility programmes targeted to students, graduates and entrepreneurs. It is responsible for the management of the OPEN-EYE Erasmus mobility for young entrepreneurs projects (www.open-eye.net) and runs together with the University Fulda the regional contact point for EU-placements (www.eu-placements.de).
It has developed and managed virtual learning communities and multimedia e-learning modules. The Institute runs its own On-line Academy offering courses for mobile learners (www.practical-preparation.de).
The Institute provides services in (electronic) project management and quality assurance. The Institute acts as a research support and EU-liaison office for the University Fulda.