What is ZWIRN


The ZWIRN combines the expertise of 12 faculties at the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences and is thus one of the largest center for risk management and sustainability in Germany.  


The interdisciplinary ZWIRN is also open to colleagues from other universities and company representatives



Objective of ZWIRN


ZWIRN aims to promote research, development and teaching in the fields of ​​risk management and sustainability for companies and institutions through all appropriate measures. Through the cooperation of engineering, social science and humanities, the ZWIRN is interdisciplinarily broadly positioned.

The main areas of activity are i. a. as following:

• preprocessing and presentation of scientific work results

• conducting scientific events and research projects

• Cooperation with other research and development institutions

• Continuing education

• Public relation