Useful Links


Academic and research centres

Development agencies

Education, skills and professional development

The Co-operative College: The Co-operative College is an educational charity working nationally and internationally with co-operative organisations and bodies. The College also manages the Rochdale Pioneers Museum.

Government Organisations

​International networks and organisations

Canadian Co-operative Association 

European Association of Co-operative Banks

European Confederation of Workers’ Co-operatives, Social Co-operatives and Social and Participative Enterprises (CICOPA Europe, previously CECOP)

International Co-operative Alliance

International Centre for Research and Information on the Public, Social and Cooperative Economy (CIRIEC)

International Labour Organisation (ILO) – Co-operatives Branch 

Journals and relevant publications

Network and Apex Organisations