Visit to the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK)

Start 11. Juli 2017

On 11th July the MIDE students visited the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), as part of the supplementary module Germany´s External Relations.

The MIDE students got important insights on DIHK’s objectives and its operation activities. The Director of Foreign Economy Policy, who did the presentation, explained the structure of the Association, going from its base up to the election of the president. Additionally, some relevant figures such as the number of employed people by German companies abroad were displayed, giving the MIDE students a clear picture of the course objectives in practice.

The presentation finished with an exciting discussion involving the students’ thoughts on challenges in their home countries, which were properly addressed by the speaker explaining how the DIHK is now working to overcome current issues.