The Hessischer Volkshochschulverband e.V. (hvv) is the central institution for further education and qualification for the adult education organisations in Hessen. They make professional workshops, trainings, development of organisations and advice for more than 170 organisations in Hessen. They are also the political represantation for adult education and the support institute for communities and government. They cooperate with universities, school chapters, science institutes and non-governmental organisations.
Since 1980 it organizes transnational exchange, it graduates international projects for the UNESCO, the IIZ and dvv- International, it managed international conferences and it is a member of the EBZ - European Centres for Culture and Communication
At the moment the instituation is involved in the organisation of the integration process for more than 100.000 refugees in Hessen and had the 10th anniversary of manging integration courses in all communities in Hessen. It also supports the adult education organisations in the communities by running programms like "Talent Campus", a national programm for disadvantaged children and nowadays also for refugees.