Continuing Education for Employees at Technische Universität Berlin

From A for Arabic to P for public speaking

Whether Arabic, labor law, intercultural skills, conflict management, negotiating, or tips on public speaking – you can improve your skills and abilities in many areas. Technische Universität Berlin offers a broad range of continuing education to its employees to consistently meet changing professional demands.

Basic topic areas for all employees

  • Occupational safety and environmental protection
  • Office management and law
  • Health, care, family and career
  • Information technology
  • Communication and methodology
  • Language and intercultural skills

Target-group specific offers

  • Managers in academia and administration and junior managers
  • Employees in offices
  • Teams/areas with specific needs

Scientific Continuing Education for Scientific Staff at Technische Universität Berlin

Interactive teaching, professional project management, and overcoming stage fright

Do you want to breathe new life into your teaching and research work, make your courses more interactive, and make better use of digital media to convey your course content? Do you feel like you could still improve your skills in the management of European projects and would also like to strengthen your key skills? Do you still experience stage fright when giving scientific presentations and additionally are looking for a workshop on how to “fight effectively” in situations of conflict? You can find these courses and more at Technische Universität Berlin, held in German and English.

Detailed information on the continuing education program can be found on the webpages of the Center for Scientific Continuing Education and Cooperation (ZEWK).

The scientific continuing education program is oriented towards the following target groups

  • Professors
  • Recently appointed professors
  • Scientific staff
  • Doctoral candidates
  • Postdocs
  • Scholarship/fellowship holders
  • Tutors

The offers deal with the following areas

  • Teaching and learning
  • Research management
  • Work and management techniques
  • Science communication
  • Digital media

Further options for continuing education

German for International Doctoral Candidates, Postdocs, and Visiting Researchers

Evening courses for work and everyday life at the University

Individuals from abroad who are currently conducting research at Technische Universität Berlin only have time to learn German “in passing.” For this reason, we offer evening courses where they can learn general language skills for work and everyday life. The courses are specifically targeted at international doctoral candidates, postdocs, and visiting researchers. 

For more information and to sign up visit the Modern Languages Center's webpages.

Continuing Education Abroad for Non-Scientific Staff

Traveling to learn – the Staff Mobility Program

Vienna, Trondheim, Sydney, Tokyo, Warsaw, Milan, St. Petersburg, Haifa, Johannesburg – pretty much the whole world is your oyster for a one-week professional stay for continuing education when completed through the Staff Mobility Program. The program aims to offer non-scientific staff an opportunity to make international contacts. These experiences in another (work) culture will help to shape the cultural diversity, openness, and internationality at Technische Universität Berlin. The Staff Mobility Program is targeted towards non-academic staff in administration and technical staff.

For further information visit the International Scientific Cooperation section's webpages.

Continuing Education for Experienced Professionals

Interested in studying again?

Technische Universität Berlin offers a number of continuing education master’s programs to individuals interested in acquiring additional skills and qualifications by supplementing and furthering their professional experience with a targeted program. These programs range from Stage Design and Scenography to European Studies to Science Management/Science Marketing.

BANA – Continuing Education for Individuals 45 Years and Older

BANA–Ausbildung für nachberufliche Aktivitäten

If you never tire of learning and are longing for the lecture hall feeling again, BANA is right for you. BANA provides training for post-professional activities, while providing individuals over 45 with auditor status. Participants acquire skills for post-professional activities, such as civic engagement in socially relevant areas.

This program focuses on the following topics:

  • City
  • Environment
  • Nutrition and health

Further information is available from Center for Scientific Continuing Education and Cooperation (ZEWK).


Continuing Education for the Public

“University for all” and “Studium generale”

Public lectures, colloquia, and seminars for everyone can be found in our central events calendar. Even if you do not study or have never studied at Technische Universität Berlin, you are still able to pursue continuing education here. It is of utmost importance to the University that scientific findings are shared with the public.

Technische Universität Berlin also offers “Studium generale” with public lectures. To participate in this offering, you must first apply to become an auditing student.