Our projects

Since more than 10 years the ACLI — Selbsthilfewerk für interkulturelle Arbeit e. V. (acli e. V.) has taken over project activities from the former enaip organisation developed and implemented in Germany.

The following list gives an overview on the most significant projects and actions, developed and implemented by acli and enaip in Germany in the last years.

The following projects have been completed or are currently being pursued:


  1. Since 2015 in Gambia, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Senegal and Tanzania

    African partnerships
    Following the project cooperation and the founding of the Mediterranean NGO sponde, a continuous support, learning and cooperation with people, families, communities and social actors in Europe and Africa is growing. This also includes continuous networking with a variety of actors in the Neckar-Alb region.

  2. 2019 – 2021 in Bologna, Bucarest, Lille, Lisbon, Rome, Tübingen and Zagreb:

    The project develops and tests a one-stop-shop web platform and corresponding app for comprehensive information and support for European mobility.

  3. 2017 – 2020 in Bucharest, Lille, Monterotondo, Rome, Stuttgart, Tübingen,:

    Key Competences for all (Kc4all)
    The project provides a platform for the exchange of useful tools and good practice in the field of acquisition and recognition of key competences between European partners.

  4. 2017 – 2019 in Lyon, Rotterdam, Stuttgart, Torino, Valencia and Vejle:

    The project develops exemplary tools for the identification, validation and certification of competences of refugees and migrants in the agricultural and food industry.

  5. 2016 – 2017 in Barcelona, Gothemburg, Milan and Stuttgart:

    Smart Factory
    On behalf of the European Commission, partners from four European regions are looking for perspectives for the future of work in the face of advancing digitalisation.

  6. 2015 – 2017 in Brussels, Lille, Lisbon, Odense, Rauma, Reggio Emilia, Stuttgart, Tübingen, Utrecht, Venice and Zagreb:

    The European project aims at a European understanding in the field of education and training of key competences for future-oriented and sustainable “green jobs”.

  7. 2014 – 2015 in Barcelona, Brussels, Milan, Nanterre, Naples, Rome and Stuttgart:

    ARCI, ACLI and Patronato ACLI are working at national level on structural improvements in the area of refugee and migrant reception under the leadership of local authorities. We support with experiences from Germany.

  8. 2014 in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Ragusa (Italy), Stuttgart, Tübingen and Villa Rica (Peru):
    Transcontinental encounter between younger people and youth workers; use of creative and artistic tools in conflict resolution and community work.

  9. 2014 in Ovada:

    „Francesco Calmarini Award – Citizens for a Europe of Solidarity“
    Award of the prize to Achille Tagliaferri, long-time colleague and companion of the name-giver and European philanthropist.

  10. 2013 – 2014 in Bratislava, Rome, Madrid, Stuttgart, Tübingen, Venice and Vienna:

    BEAMS — Breaking down European Attitudes towards Migrant/Minority Stereotypes.
    Together with 15 European partners, we are learning more about prejudices and stereotypes towards minorities and migrants in popular culture.

  11. 2013 – 2014 in Esslingen, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    Accompanying newly immigrated young Italians in their linguistic, professional and social integration.

  12. 2013 in Bujumbura and Ryarusera (Burundi):

    Study Visit to Burundi
    We dare to look at Europe from an East African perspective.

  13. 2012 – 2013 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Lille, Piteşti, Nicosia, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    Development of new concepts and in-service supervision and training in the field of juvenile detention.

  14. 2010 – 2013 in Reutlingen, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    LET — Linking Europe in Transition
    Network of European social partners and European experts of good practice in the area of coping the financial, economic and social crises in Europe. The project is granted by the European Commision in the framework of European social dialogue. Cooperation with social partners in Austria, Croatia, France, Italy, Slovkia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

  15. 2010 – 2013 in Reutlingen, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    INPUT — inovative transfer by useful practice
    Sustainable mentoring and coaching by transnational experts of significant projects of work promotion with and for younger and elderly people with and without migration biography. Management of a learning network with five regional and more transnational partners.

  16. 2011 – 2012 in Alghero, Cagliari, Lille, Reutlingen, Stuttgart, Tübingen and Venice:

    Extra Moenia
    European project to improve frameworks of continuous training of officers and professionals working in juvenile justice. Cooperation with IFOLD Cagliari, CORA Venezia, TANDEM PLUS Lille. The specific contribution acli e. V. within the experts’ network consists in two lectures and project meetings in Alghero as well as in the development, implementation and evaluation of a study visit of officers and professionals to Baden Württemberg. The programme focused on “certification of juvenile justice and penitentiaries”, “open juvenile justice”, “innovative initiatives within the penitentiary sports programmes” as well as “Victim-offender mediation within juvenile justice”.

  17. 2011 – 2011 in Bologna, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    Bologna – Study programme for prospective civil engineers
    On the occasion of the professional and social discourse on Stuttgart 21, 20 prospective civil engineers from Bologna, where an underground express train station has already been realised, visit the Stuttgart region. In addition to lectures and visits to Stuttgart’s main railway station, the House of Architects and the Park Protectors, the study programme focuses on large contemporary buildings (waste incineration plant, youth hostel), classics of modern architecture (Weissenhof) and innovative urban planning (French quarter in Tübingen).

  18. 2009 – 2011 in Bucarest, Dresden, Granada, Pescara and Stuttgart:

    Distance Learning in the acquisition of key qualifications. Innovation transfer project with partners in Germany, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Portugal and Spain within the framework of the European Leonardo Da Vinci programme.

  19. 2009 – 2010 in Granada, Lille, Lisbon, Monterotondo, Pitesti, Rome and Stuttgart:

    PAME – Pour des Actions Moins Excluantes
    Exchange on good practice in the field of local initiatives by and for disadvantaged and excluded (young) people with partners in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Romania.

  20. 2009 — 2010 in Bad Boll, Barcelona, Bratislava, Lille, London,
    Lyon, Milan, Rome, Stuttgart, Toulouse and Zagreb:

    Good Old Europe
    Network of European social partners and European experts in the field of active ageing, industrial relations and demographic change. Project on behalf of the European Commission in the framework of the European Social Dialogue. Cooperation with social partners in Croatia, France, Italy, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

  21. 2008 – 2010 in Backnang, Freiburg im Breisgau, Granada, Lille,
    Lisbon, Monterotondo, Pitesti, Pottenstein, Rome and Stuttgart:

    TIMSAP – The European Life Assistant
    Promotion of personal and household-related services for people with a migration background. Innovation transfer project with partners in France, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Spain within the framework of the European Leonardo Da Vinci programme.

  22. 2008 – 2010 in the Stuttgart economic area:

    PIA – Personalmanagement: Interkulturell + Alternsgerecht
    Qualitative study and sensitisation of small and medium-sized enterprises. Project commissioned by the Ministry of Economics of the State of Baden-Württemberg with funding from the European Social Fund. Project cooperation with the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen.

  23. seit 2007 in Frankfurt am Main, Nürtingen, Stuttgart and Zagreb:

    URU — Uči-Radi-Upoznaj — prijevod na njemački
    Practical experience for Croatian students. Poroject cooperation with the capital Zagreb, the Croatian Consulate General in Stuttgart, the German-Croatian Chamber of Commerce and partner companies in Baden-Württemberg.

  24. 2007 – 2009 in Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and Slovakia:

    o+ne — Old + New Europe
    Industrial relations and social dialogue in old and new Europe. Network of European social partners and European experts. Project on behalf of the European Commission in the framework of the European Social Dialogue. Cooperation with social partners in France, Italy, Croatia, Slovakia, Spain and the Czech Republic. Project cooperation with the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen.

  25. 2007 – 2009 in Isola del Gran Sasso, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Teramo:

    EuroCompetenceMobility: Mobility in Europe
    Mobility project for young people with an (Italian) migrant background with partner companies in the province of Teramo (Abruzzo) on behalf of BIBB as part of the European Leonardo Da Vinci programme.

  26. 2006 in Bolzano and Stuttgart:

    Bolzano — Further training for employment counsellors
    of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano

  27. 2005 – 2007 in Paris and Stockholm:

    European mainstreaming process in the framework of the European Community Initiative EQUAL with the thematic focus on migration

  28. seit 2004 – 2010in Stuttgart:

    Civilian Voluntary Service
    In the framework of various programmes of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic, young volunteers complete a one-year international voluntary service in Stuttgart.

  29. seit 2004 – 2013 in Stuttgart:

    ich muss weg — Youth information fair at Stuttgart City Hall
    Participation in the Stuttgart Youth Fair with offers on voluntary services, living and working in (European) foreign countries.

  30. 2004 – 2007 in Amiens, Bratislava, Copenhagen, Gandía, Rome, Stuttgart and Vienna:

    CEMAnet – Transnational Expert Network
    on the topics of “appropriate adaptability”,
    “lifelong learning” and “corporate social responsibility”. Transnational project cooperation within the framework of the European Community Initiative EQUAL.

  31. 2004 – 2007 in Bari, Istanbul, Milan, Stuttgart and Zagreb:

    zip.EuroCompetence: International Competences
    for people with an Italian, Croatian or Turkish migration background. Project within the framework of the European Community Initiative EQUAL.

  32. 2004 – 2007 in the Stuttgart area:

    zip – Future-oriented Intercultural Human Resources Development
    Initiator and transnational coordinator of a development partnership within the framework of the European Community Initiative EQUAL.

  33. 2004 – 2005 in Alsace, Brandenburg, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Hainaut, Stuttgart and Tübingen:

    One more brick on the bridgeParticipation in cooperation with the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen in the framework of the European programme PRINCE.

  34. 2004 – 2005 in Brussels, London, Paris, Rome and Stuttgart:

    Strategie di libertà – Equality between women and men

  35. 2003 – 2006 im the Stuttgart area:

    BQN Stuttgart – Transition management
    for young people with a migration background

  36. 2003 – 2004 in Rome and Stuttgart:

    IREF – Ricerca Giovani: Qualitative study and survey of young people
    with a migration background in international comparison

  37. 2002 – 2005 in Berlin, Brussels, Paris, Rome and Stuttgart:

    FAI — Federazione delle ACLI Internazionali
    Board member responsible for educational work of the international ACLI

  38. 2002 – 2004 in Rome, Verona and Stuttgart:

    Cantiere formazione: Political education work within the framework of the acli network

  39. 2002 in Stuttgart:

    Start & Klick: Basic information technology education for all

  40. 2001 – 2006 in Bergamo, Como, Freiburg im Breisgau, Mannheim, Milan, Stuttgart and Varese:

    FENICE — Formazione & Esperienze Nuove in Cooperazioni Europee

  41. 2001 – 2005 in the Stuttgart economic area:

    KoLIBRI JobClub:
    Vocational information and guidance for pupils
    with Italian, Croatian or Turkish migration background
    by native-speaking mentors

  42. 2001 – 2005 in Cosenza, Strasbourg, Rome and Stuttgart:

    PETRARCA — Transnational cooperation with France and Italy

  43. 2001 – 2005 in Reutlingen, Ludwigsburg and Stuttgart:

    KoLIBRI — EQUAL Development Partnership

  44. 2001 – 2005 in Baden-Württemberg:

    JobTOOLS — Migrants advise migrants:
    culturally sensitive – creative – just right
    Development, testing and evaluation of multilingual counselling instruments
    for working with young migrants

  45. ab 2000 in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Wolfsburg and Wuppertal:

    JobClub — Accompaniment of people with an Italian migration background
    on questions of education, career and work

  46. 2000 – 2001 in Stuttgart:

    PMI Italiane — Expertise on small and medium-sized enterprises
    of Italian origin in the Stuttgart economic area

  47. 1999 – 2003 in Stuttgart:

    In-company vocational education, training and retraining
    to become a management assistant for office communication

  48. 1999 – 2003 in Stuttgart:

    Stage Friuli — Study and language learning stays
    with company exploration

  49. 1999 in Stuttgart, Udine and Varese:

    EuroModuli — Study and language stays
    in Friuli and Lombardy

  50. 1998 – 2010 in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria:

    Lingua & Cultura — Mother tongue teaching
    for pupils and students up to grade 9.

  51. 1998 – 1999 in Stuttgart:

    Vocationally oriented language course for the skilled trades

  52. 1998 in Baden-Württemberg:

    Sostegno — Survey on the need for learning support
    of Italian students

  53. 1997 – 1998 in Stuttgart, Udine and Varese:

    ValorRis — Valorizzazione Risorse

  54. ab 1994 in Stuttgart:

    Career information and guidance

  55. 1994 – 2002 in Bergamo, Como, Düsseldorf, Freiburg im Breisgau, Milan,
    Munich, Stuttgart, Turin and Varese:

    BiPRO — Binationale Projects
    International competences for young migrants

  56. 1994 – 1995 in the Stuttgart area:

    Nuove Mobilità
    New Mobilities.

  57. 1993 – 1995 in Como, Reutlingen and Stuttgart:

    Study visits in the textile industry
    Work-related study trips and exchange visits in the textile sector

  58. 1992 – 1993 in Brüssel:

    MIDA — Technical assistance for the European Commission

    in the framework of the Community Initiatives EUROFORM–HORIZON–NOW

  59. 1991 – 2007 in Bergamo, Como, Gorizia, Milano, Monte Grappa, München, Stuttgart, Trento and Udine:

    Language and study visits
    for young people and for career guidance professionals

  60. 1991 – 1995 in Esslingen:

    BEO: Vocational orientation for young women with a migration background

  61. 1988 – 1991 in Bremen, Cagliari, Hamburg, Moers, Roma, Rüsselsheim:

    Drop-out — International study and internship stays
    for disadvantaged young people

  62. 1987 – 1991 in Munich and Stuttgart:

    BMB — Bolzano | Merano | Bressanone
    Career-oriented language learning for young people

  63. 1987 – 1989 in Stuttgart:

    Full-time vocational courses for disadvantaged young people

  64. 1986 – 1995 in Germany:

    Vocational evening courses for working people

  65. 1986 – 1991in Stuttgart:

    Information technology basic education

  66. 1983 – 1986 in Catanzaro, Cirò Marina, Geisenheim, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden:

    Cirò – Wiesbaden: Binational vocational education project (BiPRO)
    within the framework of the economic model experiments of the Federal Ministry of Education

  67. 1982 – 1983 in Bischofsheim, Frankfurt am Main, Mainz and Wiesbaden:

    Life and work-oriented German language courses
    for Italian young people and adults




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