The German ITI is represented at the international committees within the ITI network and contributes to the discussion and research concerning aesthetic and social interrelations within the world of theatre. The continuous work of the committees aims at concrete results and they publish documentations on special aspects in their respective fields. Based on bilateral agreements of co-operation, the German ITI supports theatre cultures in developing countries. The emphasis in this field is on advisory activ ITIs and the promotion by information and exchange. The ITI offers advice for German cultural politics as to questions of European and international co-operation in the field of theatre. It continually informs national cultural institutions on developments of a theatre political, structural or aesthetic kind.