The Fraunhofer Academy’s partner universities and institutes

The offers outstanding continuing education and vocational training opportunities to professionals and executives based on the research activities of the Fraunhofer institutes in cooperation with selected, prestigious partner universities.

RWTH Aachen University

The Fraunhofer Academy works in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University to offer the Executive MBA for Technology Managers and certificate courses in the field of technology management.


Dresden International University

The Master of Science in Non-Destructive Testing is offered jointly by the Fraunhofer Academy, the Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing IZFP Dresden and Dresden International University (DIU).

University of Freiburg


The online Master of Science in Photovoltaics offered by the University of Freiburg in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is an international distance learning program which focuses on photovoltaics research, development, production and marketing.

FernUniversität in Hagen

The interdisciplinary distance learning course in environmental sciences (infernum) and the modular course in environmental management are offered by the Fraunhofer Academy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT in collaboration with the FernUniversität distance teaching university in Hagen.

European Distance Learning University in Hamburg (Euro FH)

Designed to be completed alongside a full-time job, the part-time Bachelor of Science in Logistics Management is a joint undertaking by the Logistics School of the European Distance Learning University in Hamburg (Euro FH), the Fraunhofer Academy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML in Dortmund.

University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern)

The Masters in Software Engineering for Embedded Systems is a joint project run by the Fraunhofer Academy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in collaboration with the Distance and International Studies Center (DISC) of the University of Kaiserslautern.

University of Stuttgart



The online master’s degree in Building Physics is run by the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP and the University of Stuttgart in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Academy.

Members of the Fraunhofer Academy

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