The ZfTI is a member of the Johannes Rau Research Foundation (JRF), the association of non-university research institutes in NRW. The aim of the JRF is to pool knowledge and competencies from different disciplines with the aim of promoting economic and social development in NRW and beyond. The ZfTI is associated with InZentIM. In 2019/2020, it will conduct a study on the social services provided by migrant women’s organisations in Germany, financed by the BMFSFJ and the German Centre for Integration and Migration Research (Deutsche Zentrum für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung, DeZIM). The DeZIM Institute is part of the “Religion and Politics” Cluster of Excellence of the University of Münster. It maintains links with universities in Turkey and regularly employs guest researchers.