Since 1952, the German Association for Human Resource Management (DGFP) has been the competence and career network for HR enthusiasts in Germany. The DGFP is a registered non-profit organization. The DGFP network involves the active participation of DAX-listed corporations as well as small and mid-sized companies, renowned scientific organizations and consultation entities. The DGFP assists HR professionals in their careers and lobby the political world and society at large on behalf of HR management issues. This enables it to have a strong voice on corporate HR work when it engages with the general public and policymakers.
The DGFP work centers around the personal exchange of knowledge and experience, with some 4.000 HR decision-makers and HR professionals from Germany and abroad collaborating in roughly 100 experience exchange groups (Erfa). It additionally offers accredited educational and advanced training programs on national and international HR management issues. The collective HR knowledge is bundled into our studies and publications.