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September 20, 2008: Founding meeting in Freiburg im Breisgau. Number of founding members: 10 (full members)

November 25, 2008: IFIS registered as a non-profit association at the district court Freiburg 

September 18-19, 2009: First public conference: "Economy at the turn of times", at the University of Freiburg, more information under "Events"

June 16-19, 2010: Co-organizer of the international symposium "Research Across Boundaries", University of Luxembourg, Conference Report -----(TO BE ADDED)---

2009-2012: semi-annual retreats with a thematic focus, more information under "Events"

2011-2013: Partner of the GRUNDTVIG learning partnership ENESWO, EU program for lifelong learning and sustainable education

31.5.-2.6.2013: Co-organizer of the symposium "Adult Development Research meets Social Sciences - Applications in various disciplines", together with the European Society for Research in Adult Development (ESRAD), Buchenbach near Freburg

2013-2015: Initiator and coordinator of the GRUNDTVIG learning partnership Leadership for Transition (LiFT), read more in section "Projects"

November 2016: first IFIS Online Colloquium, monthly rhythm, for more information see "Events"

2015-2018: Partner in the Strategic Partnership Leadership for Transition (LiFT), read more in section "Projects"

2019-2022: Initiator and Coordinator of the Strategic Partnership Leadership for Transition (LiFT) Politics, read more in section "Projects"