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 knowledge 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.

Our mission statement



PLM Professional now as ONLINE TRAINING

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


Mastering Digital Twins

Boost your management or engineering career with an in-depth understanding of this essential Industry 4.0 tool. Mastering Digital Twins is designed as a modular learning program suitable for different professionals according to their training needs. 

Contact us

Hansastraße 27c
80686 Munich

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