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Fostering female migrant entrepreneurship through:

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Our free of charge programme “COMPETENZentrum für Selbständige” covers all the steps into self-employment.

Whether you are thinking of becoming self-employed or you have started your business but you need further guidance, we assist you with the necessary knowledge and resources (our modular and targeted offer).

Our qualification concept supports you in every single phase on your way to independence.

& Counselling

Our first counselling session helps you understand if self-employment is suitable for you and how to get started.


& Coaching

With our core modules you lay the foundation for your entrepreneurial and digital skills. Optional modules and individual coaching complement your further education.


Through intensive exchange with established female entrepreneurs, you will refine your business idea and test its practical feasibility, like in a real laboratory.

Market entry
& Practice

I.S.I. will also support you during your practical first steps into self-employment. We will guide you through your  branch- or subject-specific questions.

Our current courses in English

I.S.I. e. V. (Initiative of Self-Employed Migrant Women) has been qualifying women with migration background for professional self-employment since 1990 with its unique and empowering spirit: By Migrant women for Migrant women.

The project “COMPETENZentrum für Selbständige” is funded by the European Social Fund and the Senate of Berlin – Department for Higher Education and Research, Health, Long-Term Care and Gender Equality – Women and Gender Equality Division.



Das Projekt „COMPETENZentrum für Selbständige“ wird im Rahmen des Europäischen Sozialfonds Plus gefördert aus Mitteln der Europäischen Union und des Landes Berlin