Announcement of paper presentations

We are pleased to be able to present our research work at the following events:



Österreichische Berufsbildungskonferenz (BBFK)

Bohlinger, S., Nguyen, H.L. (2021). Monitoring und Evaluation in der internationalen Berufsbildungsforschung. [Vortrag, angenommen]


British Educational Research Association (BERA)

Bohlinger, S., Scheuch, I., Bieß, A., & Nguyen, H.L. (2021). Research on European Vocational Education and Training (VET) Policy [Paper, accepted].

Bohlinger, S., Scheuch, I., Bieß, A., & Praun, A. (2021). International Networks in International Vocational Education and Training Research [Poster, accepted].


Jahrestagung der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik (BWP)

Toepper, M., Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. & Kühling-Thees, C. (2021). Literature Review on International Empirical Research on Transfer of Vocational Education and Training – Frontiers and Advances [Vortrag, angenommen].


European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)

Bohlinger, S., Gessler,M., Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., & Scheuch, I. (2021). Research for the Internationalization of Vocational Education and Training: Current State and Future Perspectives [Paper, accepted].

Gessler, M. (2021).Major Themes of VET Research from 2011 to2020: A Large Scale Bibliometric Analysis [Paper, accepted].

Siemer, C., & Gessler, M. (2021). The Role of Research Partners in Funded Model Projects In The Context Of The Internationalisation Of VET. Research Partners as Promoters [Paper, accepted].

Das ECER-Symposium zum Thema „Internationalization of VET Research“ wird von dem Metaprojekt „MP-INVET“ in Zusammenarbeit mit den Projekten aus der IBBF-Förderlinie organisiert.


We are pleased that another project in the funding line "Research on the internationalization of vocational education and training" has been funded since the beginning of October. The aim of the project VoCasion is the establishment of graduate schools as well as the development and implementation of a demand-oriented doctoral program in Georgia. You can find more information here.


We are pleased to have been accepted for the international online conference AERA the "American Educational Research Association" in spring 2021 with the following contribution.

Meta-Study on Research for the Internationalization of Vocational Education and training (MP-INVET)
Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Toepper, M. & Kühling-Thees, C.

The journal Vocations and Learning recently published an article by Prof. Dr. Matthias Pilz and Kristina Wiemann that deals with the transfer of German dual training in China, India and Mexico. The open-access article can be found at the following link:
BWP 2020
The annual conference of the Vocational and Business Education Section (BWP for short) of the German Society for Educational Science (DGfE) will take place online this year from September 9-11, 2020. The title of this year's section conference is "Transformation in Economy, Technology, Work, Health, Occupation and Education - Challenges for Vocational and Business Education". The IBBF funding line as well as the metaproject (MP-INVET) will introduce themselves in two symposia and a poster session. Further information can be found at
Networking activities of MP-INVET
To ensure the sustainable transfer of knowledge and expertise and to build up an inter- and transdisciplinary research network, regular virtual networking meetings of the MP-INVET project have been held since June 2020 together with the scientific support project of the BMBF funding initiative "Internationalization of Vocational Education and Training" ( The actors include the DGB, Unions4Vet, DIHK/KIBB and SCIVET. The focus of the networking discussions is on the exchange of information and the identification of interfaces.
“Young researchers for internationalization of VET” short YoriVET
The first regulars’ table “YoriVET” will take place on 14.09.2020. The aim of this meeting is to connect with peers in a relaxed setting and exchange experiences, problems, solutions and opinions.
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Young scientists event at the university of Bremen

Opening Conference of the BMBF funding initiative "Research for the Internationalization of Vocational Training"
The opening conference of the BMBF funding initiative "Research for the Internationalization of Vocational Training" took place on January 29, 2020 in Bonn. The project manager DLR organized and held the conference together with the MP-INVET metaproject on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.For further information, please visit the conference website.                                                        © Reiner Valier, DLR Projektträger