Expert and Position Papers

Through its Expert and Position Papers, DVV International introduces current topics related to adult education and development cooperation into the debate among experts and the public. The institute thereby combines its expert knowledge with the experience that it has gathered in its work in more than 30 countries.

The Expert and Position Papers appear sporadically in German and/or English and are available online. Additionally, the Expert Papers can be obtained in a print version free of charge from DVV International at

Strategic fields of action DVV International 2017

Languages: German (PDF), English (PDF)



“Adult Education Centres as Key to Development - Responsibilities, Structures and Benefits” - Report and Key Messages of the Adult Education and Development Conference 2017

Languages: English (PDF)



Expert Paper: Vocational Youth and Adult Education (2017)

Author: Anja Thöne

Languages: German (PDF), English (PDF)



Position Paper: Creating prospects through educational services for refugees

Languages: German (PDF), English (PDF)