Upon their return, all interns become part of a cross-sectoral network of well qualified young professionals. Together, they build important bridges to strengthen the future exchange of their home countries with Germany and the cooperation among the countries of the region. Following their internship, the participants in the programme take an active part in the economic life of their countries or aspire to do so in the future.
Within the framework of the regional alumni network, there are many lectures, seminars and meetings held every year. The 5th Regional Alumni Conference took place in Porec, Croatia from 13 to 16 September 2012. It was attended by 100 alumni who got to know one another better, had a professional exchange and networked. Together, they prepared activities and measures with the help of which they want to contribute to developing this network further. The 6th Regional Alumni Conference was held in Belgrade from 26 to 29 September 2013, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the programme.