ARC provides ANALYSIS on relevant social and political developments in the successor states of the Soviet Union and in neighbouring countries.
ARC conducts RESEARCH with a focus on conflict and conflict prevention in the successor states of the Soviet Union and in neighbouring countries. Other areas of ARC research are administrative reform, reform of public administration juridical reform, local government, regional development, minority and youth issues.
ARC offers CONSULTING services to businesses, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, research and educational organisations, policy makers and the media. ARC and its founding directors have provided consulting services for, among others, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The World Bank, TACIS, World Vision, Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ, OSCE, International Helsinki Federation, Vienna, NUPI Oslo, The Marshall Center, Garmisch.
ARC provides experience and region-specific know-how on all stages of project development, including preparation for tender offers, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. ARC´s consulting services include educational and training measures (lectures, trainings, workshops, interviews and background analysis).
ARC is committed to bridging the gap between academic research and the needs of businessmen and practitioners in the field. The founding members of the company and its associates are committed to research based on the standards of the social sciences. All ARC members have a training in the social sciences. A network of highly qualified professionals and scientists, both in Germany and in the successor states of the Soviet Union, contribute to ARC´s efforts. ARC believes that strong regional skills, including language skills, are essential in consulting and research.