The German Police University (DHPol) is a special higher learning institution with university status supported by the interior ministries and interior senators of the federal and state governments. On 15 December 2016, DHPol was incorporated into the North Rhine-Westphalian Higher Education Act, so that its status as a state university has been specified under higher education law. DHPol celebrated its 10th anniversary on 1 March 2016.
Innovative and user-centered thinking, while striving for sustainability – this is how solutions can emerge that do not only thrill people but are also eco-friendly and socially equitable. In line with this approach, the interdisciplinary team of Protellus is using the Design Thinking methodology and complementary concepts to support businesses and organizations in finding answers to complex questions. The spectrum of activities at Protellus ranges from Design Thinking workshops for beginners and advanced practitioners, to more specialized formats. These can be long-term innovation support, workshops on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, or tailor made formats