The EVZ Academy is a platform and forum for exchange, acquisition of knowledge, interaction and commitment to the Foundation's themes. The virtual knowledge and information platform bundles and mediates educational offers for society. As a multiplier of the fields of activity Action and Education, she organizes meetings for networking, exchange and learning: off- and online.
The EVZ Academy expanded bundles and structures the subjects and information of the EVZ Foundation, thereby creating an overview and easy access to information and acquisition of knowledge in the Info Library. In addition, an interactive learning platform is being launched. Both promote the transfer of skills to the world of work, civil society, and science. New offerings for media professionals and an interested public are also being planned, in which the EVZ Foundation themes can be discussed and deepened – always dialogically, sometimes controversially and often multimedia-based.
In its experimental field "expanded:lab", the EVZ Academy expanded conceives and creates space for new formats and events on forward-looking topics and current social challenges from the fields of action of the EVZ Foundation. In concert with the funding teams, the communications team and external cooperation partners, the EVZ Academy team also evaluates contemporary methods of Foundation activities to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accessibility of the funding programs and the Foundation's own activities.
The activities of the EVZ Foundation are always interconnected. In the area of "networks", the EVZ Academy expanded strengthens existing networks through new offerings and establishes new networks of and for stakeholders in Germany and internationally. This includes also, in the long term, the development of suitable programs for the Foundation's alumni.