XVII. International Conference on Cooperative Studies (ICCS)

Cooperatives in the Focus of a New Economic Policy

The XVII. International Conference on Cooperative Studies (ICCS) took place at the University of Vienna from September 18 to 20, 2012, it followed the ICCS 2008 in Cologne. The following ICCS was held in Lucerne/Switzerland from September 14 to 16, 2016.

We are thankful to our participants for their interest and contributions.


The conference was held on behalf of the Association of Cooperative Research Institutes (AGI - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Genossenschaftswissenschaftlicher Institute) by

in cooperation with


The conference was held under the patronage of the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer.


We are thankful to the following sponsors: Österreichischer Raiffeisenverband and Raiffeisen Gruppe, Österreichischer Genossenschaftsverband (Schulze-Delitzsch) and Volksbanken Gruppe, Österreichischer Verband der gemeinnützigen Bauvereinigungen - Revisionsverband and Konsumverband and DZ BANK Stiftung and Heinrich-Kaufmann-Stiftung as well as the Free Committee of German Cooperative Associations with DGRV - Deutscher Genossenschafts- und Raiffeisenverband e.V. and GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen e.V. and Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna.

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