Fraunhofer Academy

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Professional Education with Fraunhofer

We understand continuing education as the key to implementing innovations in business and society. We therefore qualify specialists and executives in areas of knowledge that reflect Fraunhofer's central competencies. Quality and cutting-edge research are our top priorities.

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AI improves your business!

Artificial intelligence is a key technology in the global market. Therefore companies that use this technology are benefiting. Take advantage of our continuing education program in cooperation with IESE Business School now!

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Transformative Digital Skills for Healthcare

A training program for healthcare professionals in Europe

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Fraunhofer Academy

Continuing education for professionals and managers

The Fraunhofer Academy is the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's provider for continuing education. Together, we stand for applied cutting-edge research: Wherever new technologies and processes are applied, the Fraunhofer Academy creates the conditions for a new culture of innovation in companies for an economically successful future through continuing education.

Our continuing education programs

Bringing knowldege to practice

We see continuing education as the key to implementing innovations in business and society. Our continuing education courses are divided into six subject areas. All content is derived from highly topical Fraunhofer research results with the aim of conveying these quickly and in a targeted manner for practical application. From energy technology and IT solutions to production and management topics, the Fraunhofer Academy promotes innovative thinking across industry boundaries. To this end, we offer specialists and managers excellent advanced training courses, part-time degree programs, certificate courses and seminars based on the research activities of the 74 Fraunhofer institutes in cooperation with selected and renowned partner universities and partner colleges.

Quality & innovation in knowledge transfer

The Fraunhofer Academy sets high quality standards for all continuing education programs. For admission and cooperation, our partner institutes go through a multi-stage procedure. In this way, we ensure that the course programs meet the highest standards in terms of content, concept, didactics and organization. Last but not least, we also focus on the development of innovative learning concepts.

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PLM Professional 2020 NOW ONLINE

Do you want to increase your skills to successfully manage own Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) projects? Start with our online course here!


Transformative Digital Skills for Healthcare

Digital innovations are revolutionising healthcare. From clinicians to hospital managers, healthcare professionals need to be able to innovate, adapt and engage with new technologies and the changing pace of medicine. Our program enables you to lead projects and apply digital technologies in the health and care sectors.

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Mastering Digital Twins

Boost your management or engineering career with an in-depth understanding of this essential Industry 4.0 tool and stand out with knowledgeable answers to questions about how to realise the potential of a digital twin approach. “Mastering Digital Twins” is designed as a modular blended learning programme suitable for different professionals according to their training needs. It will give you an in-depth knowledge about all the lifecycle phases of digital twins (ideation, design, development, operation and end of life), and a clear understanding of their business potential in different industry scenarios. The course is split into three modules (Business Consultant, Solutions Architect, Technical Developer), so you can choose the most relevant skills according to personal profile and interest.


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Hansastraße 27c
80686 Munich

Phone +49 89 1205 1599
Fax +49 89 1205 77 1599




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What advanced training with Fraunhofer do we offer? Find out more in our program brochure here: