The Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations promotes with the programme Integration and Media German minorities in Middle- and East Europe as well as in the CIS. The ifa supervises therefore several projects in the youth field, the media field as well as education and culture.
The DW-Academy as an international training institute of the Deutsche Welle supports with its programmes freedom of opinion worldwide. With its projects it is in the regions Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa as well as in Europe and Central Asia locally represented.
In the media development the DW-Academy offers for journalists training courses in the fields radio, television and multimedia.
With its Culture and Development initiative, the Goethe Institute employs specific consulting and training programmes to promote institutions and stakeholders from culture, the media and society, in particular in countries involved in development cooperation. The programmes aim to provide professional qualifications, to advise and support the formation of regional networks and create cultural and social platforms.