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gif Gesellschaft für immobilienwirtschaftliche Forschung e. V.

The objective of the association is to foster research in the real estate industry. gif is actively involved in connecting diverse stakeholders, establishing an information and discussion platform for relevant inquiries, identifying areas necessitating in-depth analysis, and initiating research activities. Additionally, gif provides support for research and education in real estate management and related fields while also defining, developing, and enhancing professional standards.

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GCSC German Council of Shopping Centers e. V.

The German Council of Shopping Centers (GCSC) serves as the nationwide association representing the retail real estate industry. With its inception in 1993, GCSC boasts a membership of 650 companies spanning various sectors, including development and analysis, financing, center management, architecture, retail real estate, retail, and marketing.

Emphasizing a growing commitment to research and education, GCSC collaborates closely with the IREBS International Real Estate Business School. One of their notable contributions is the annual provision of scholarships for the Commercial Real Estate Asset Management study programme, which aids in advancing professionalism within the industry.

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DVFA GmbH – Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management

The Society of Investment Professionals in Germany ("DVFA Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management") serves as the premier professional organization for investment professionals. As a member of EFFAS and ACIIA, DVFA maintains a broad network spanning Europe and the world. Furthermore, DVFA plays a pivotal role as an esteemed educational institute for the capital market.

IREBS Executive Education, in partnership with DVFA, offers the highly regarded short course programme Certified Real Estate Investment Analysts and the short course programme Certified Real Estate Risk Management.

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CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global stands as the foremost association of Corporate Real Estate (CRE) managers from diverse industries worldwide. The real estate assets managed by CoreNet Global members total an impressive value of $1.2 trillion USD. Boasting nearly 7,000 individual members, CoreNet Global unites commercial real estate managers encompassing the entire spectrum of stakeholders, including users, developers, financiers, contractors, facility managers, and architects.

In collaboration with IREBS Executive Education, CoreNet Global endorses the study programme Corporate Real Estate Management and provides valuable guidance in its development.

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Österreichischer Verband d Immobilienwirtschaft (ÖVI)

The “Österreichische Verband der Immobilienwirtschaft” (ÖVI) Iis the largest voluntary and independent association of property managers, real estate agents, property developers, and experts. Since 1979, the association has been effectively advocating for the professional interests of the industry. The fully owned subsidiaries ÖVI Immobilienakademie Betriebs-GmbH and ImmoZert GmbH, with their divisions in education and training, conferences, publications, and certification, contribute to maintaining the quality standards of the real estate professions throughout Austria.

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The AREAMA - Austrian Real Estate Asset Management Association was founded in February 2021 with the mission to provide a collective voice for Real Estate Asset Managers in Austria. The association's objectives include defining, positioning, and advancing the field of Real Estate Asset Management in Austria, as well as ensuring ongoing professional development opportunities.

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Urban Land Institute

For more than eight decades, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) has been dedicated to promoting sustainable urban development. With a membership of over 30,000, the institute encompasses a diverse range of professionals from both the private and public sectors of the real estate industry, including urban planners, real estate developers, and experts in capital markets.

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HypZert GmbH

HypZert is a premier organization in Germany that specializes in certifying real estate appraisers in accordance with ISO/IEC 17024 standards. HypZert recommends real estate appraisers for financial purposes, particularly those with the CIS HypZert F certification, to consider the IREBS Executive MBA programme for their further professional development.

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Institute for Corporate Governance in the German Real Estate Industry

With the objective of formulating and establishing principles of transparent and professional corporate management within the real estate industry, the Institute for Corporate Governance in the German Real Estate Industry ("ICG - Initiative Corporate Governance der deutschen Immobilienwirtschaft e.V.") was founded in 2002 on the initiative of Werner Knips, Heidrick & Struggles, and Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte (HonRICS). Leading companies and prominent representatives of the industry are part of this initiative. The ICG has developed a code of values and a set of rules for implementing and maintaining improved corporate management and control.

IREBS Executive Education has endorsed the "Principles of Proper and Fair Business Management in the Real Estate Industry." Prof. Dr. Tobias Just (FRICS) was a member of the ICG's executive board until 2015.

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