Future of the elderly: Deadline for online participation expired!

The project “Future scenarios of the assistance to the elderly in Schleswig-Holstein 2030/45” has its own homepage! There, you will find general project information and information about the future workshops in September 2017. Project objective: “How can we grow old everywhere?”


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Social sustainability: ISÖ study published

The book “Social Sustainability. On the way to the internalization society “by Michael Opielka has been published in oekom-Verlag. It is a study by the ISÖ for the IASS in Potsdam. A joint symposium of IASS and ISÖ for a discussion about the book and the study is planned for the autumn of 2017.


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Future of the Social State: New ISÖ book

In the series “Social Work Controversy” of the German Association for Public and Private Welfare, the umbrella organization for welfare care in Germany, the book “What future does the social state have? A Forecast of Michael Opielka “. In line with the election year 2017, social justice is being considered very far.


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Call for Papers - Symposium: Social Sustainability

Together with the IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, the ISÖ is organizing a symposium on the occasion of the study and its book publication “Social Sustainability. Towards the internalization society “. It is part of the Berlin Science Week and contributions can be submitted by August 10th.


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News from ISÖ:


First ISÖ Newsletter published!

Michael Opielka – 14. July 2017
First ISÖ Newsletter published!
On 14 July 2017, the first ISÖ newsletter in German appeared. This has also been time, after all, the ISÖ has existed in the autumn of 2017 for 30 years. Good thing wants to have time and so the ISÖ team hopes that the newsletter will meet your interest and benevolence. You can find this newsletter (and all future ones) in the newsletter archive and can also subscribe here for the newsletter and if it has to be, also to unsubscribe: Read more …

Social Sustainability – Programmatic ISÖ book published by oekom

Michael Opielka – 19. May 2017
Social Sustainability – Programmatic ISÖ book published by oekom
On behalf of the IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, the ISÖ produced a study on the concept and operationalization of "Social Sustainability" in 2016, which has now been published as a book under the title "Social Sustainability on the Road to the Internalization Society" by the Oekom publishing house. Read more …

Future of the Social State – New ISÖ book published in the German Association for Public and Private Welfare

Michael Opielka – 19. May 2017
Future of the Social State – New ISÖ book published in the German Association for Public and Private Welfare
In the series "Social Work Controversy" of the German Association for Public and Private Welfare, the umbrella organization for welfare care in Germany, the book "What is the future of the sociastaat?" A prognosis of Michael Opielka Read more …