About us

The nexus Institute for Cooperation Management and Interdisciplinary Research was founded in 1999 as a spin off from the Center of Technology and Society (CTS) at the Berlin Institute of Technology (Technische Universität Berlin - TUB), Germany.
nexus has a long standing expertise in research on mobility, demographic changes, rural areas, civil society, globalization and identity, governance, knowledge and culture of organizations. nexus is involved in research projects of the EU Seventh Framework Programme (7 FP) and is looking for partners.
Products and services of nexus comprise practical and application-oriented research projects (local to international levels, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary), activating evaluation, cooperation management, qualitative knowledge management and the development, testing and optimization of services and civil society infrastructures.
The nexus research-team facilitates workshops, manages projects and organizes public relations as required by the client. Participation and involvement of citizens is a core competency of nexus.
nexus has bundled its core competencies in participatory processes and methods in its Academy of Participatory Methods (APM). On the website of the academy you can find more information, advice and services on citizens’ exhibitions, planning cells and the salon method.
ATLAS.ti is a strategic partner of the nexus institute. nexus uses ATLAS.ti for the analysis of qualitative data.