Welcome at the Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture in Frankfurt. On this server you will find information and up-to-date references on our research foci. You can also find out about services offered, current projects in the Institute and related results.

The Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture (IWAK) is a center for applied research at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. It addresses its services to enterprises, associations and chambers, public institutions, as well as scientific bodies. IWAK’s goal is to connect scientific research with practical applications in the following areas:
Qualifications (Vocational and Professional training, Target
Groups, Work measures)

Regional Labour Market Monitoring(Target groups,
Branches, Qualifications, Active measures)

Health and Health Care (Regional Labour Markets,
Professions and Qualifications)

Regionale Competitiveness (Indicators, Location

Social Issues Reports (Poverty, Wealth, Attitudes to the
Welfare State)

Regional Prognosis (Professions, Qualifications, Branches)


IWAK Frankfurt

Gräfstr. 78
60054 Frankfurt
Phone: +49(0)69-798-23855
Fax: +49(0)69-798-28233

Members of the Board:

Prof.Dr. Birgit Blättel-Mink (Chair of the Board)
Prof.Dr. Robert Pütz
(Deputy Chair)
Prof.Dr. Marc Boeckler
Prof.Dr. Alfons Schmid

Managing Director :
Dr. Christa Larsen

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