Mercator Project "Local Integration Management in Germany - Structures, Processes, Development Potential"

In the project, funded by Stiftung Mercator, Prof. Dr. Kuhlmann (University of Potsdam) and Prof. Dr. Bogumil (Ruhr University Bochum) investigate local integration management in Germany. The aim is to empirically analyze the structures, processes and actors as well as coordination and performance capacity and to place these findings in an international comparative perspective (Sweden and France). Besides the empirical survey of local activities in integration management, the aim is also to identify best/good practices. A particular focus of analysis in Germany is on the measures for coordinating different service offerings and for counselling refugees and migrants (case management), which have been increasingly expanded in recent years (with federal and state funding).