WHO WE ARE
“Ikatan Ahli dan Sarjana Indonesia – Jerman (IASI e.V.)” or “Indonesian – German Professionals and Scholars Association” is a registered non-government organization whose members are students, scholars and professionals, Indonesian and German citizens in (or used to live in) Germany Every member of IASI has the same target: striving for the development of Indonesia with their talents, capabilities, networks and active supports.
IASI e.V. was established on 21 February 1976 in Bonn, Germany by Indonesian scholars during their study in Germany. Since 2005 this organization is officially registered as a non-governmental organization under German law in the local court of Hamburg Nr. 3/VR 9159.
Our organization is committed to bridge Indonesia and Germany by connecting their networks to pursue a synergy and mutual cooperation in various fields of development, from IT technology, farming, aerospace until arts and culture. We strive become the facilitator for both sides and we provide strategic information to do our activities and our running projects.
IASI e.V. has its main objective which is striving for the development of Indonesia
This is implemented through the following general objectives:
Improving the quality of Indonesian human resources
Obtaining the practicable technology expertise required for the development in Indonesia
Building bridges of cooperation between Indonesia and Germany
Expanding business and social networking among Indonesian and German scholars and professionals in Germany and their counterparts in Indonesia
Our membership is open for anyone who is interested to join IASI. To apply for IASI membership, please send us email. Our board will review you application and reply to your email as soon as possible.
The following are our activities in 2012:
March 2012: seminar and discussion in Hamburg, Germany about the structural corruption (Korupsi Stuktural) and rasionality of the archipelago (Rasionalitas Nusantara) with Dr. Rimawan Pradiptyo from the University of Gajah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
May 2012: meet and greet with Prof. Dr. Moh. Nuh, DEA, Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture at the University of Duisburg – Essen, Germany
June 2012: attending the first conference of Indonesian expatriate in Europe. Venue in Hasselt, Belgian
October 2012: Meet and greet the delegation of the University of Padang, Dept. Education (IKIP Padang) visiting Braunschweig University. Including one day presentation
November 2012: Indonesian Day in Braunschweig, Germany with Indonesian country presentation, film show and discussion
The following are our running project in 2012:
Preparation for German symposium of Doctoral in Hamburg 2013
Seminar / Socialization of Debt Swap Program from the Minister of Education and Culture 2012 – 2013 in Germany and Indonesia
Seminar and IASI presentation for the celebration of 60 years of cooperation between Indonesian and German governments 2012 in Hamburg
Seminar on Cacao Industry during the Coteca (coffee, tea and cacao) Expo 2012 in Hamburg including establishing a mutual cooperation between Cacao industries in Germany with their business in Indonesia: cacao farmers, Cacao Institute from the University of Jember and the Association of Cacao Indonesia (ASKINDO)