At Paderborn University, you’ll find a broad range of continuing education and training measures for specialised professional qualifications, as well as for the development of interdisciplinary, career-oriented and career-advancing skills.
Learn more about the numerous courses offered by the central units, facilities and faculties here:
|Unit/facility/faculty ||Course/topics ||Target groups |
|Staff Development/Internal Continuing Education (Division 4.5) ||Seminars on topics such as communication, working methods, administration, information technologies, leadership and health ||All |
|Centre for Language Studies ||Specific language courses for employees, in particular English/Spanish ||All |
|University Library ||Training courses on information literacy ||All |
|International Office (Dez. 2.1) ||ERASMUS+ Staff Training (STT) ||All |
|Higher Education Development Office (HEDO) ||“University didactics” qualification and training programmes, e.g. University Didactics Certificate Programme, peer observation of teaching and advice ||Teaching staff |
|The Writing Centre ||Writing workshops and advice, e.g. writing workshops, “Teaching Writing” training course and “Writing Tutor” programme ||Teaching staff/PhD students and post-docs |
|Equal Opportunities Office ||Qualification and training opportunities for female early-career researchers and junior academics, e.g. “Women in Academic Careers” programme, mentoring programme for female PhD students, peer mentoring for female students, coaching for PhD students and post-docs and teams of experts in the post-doc phase ||Academic staff |
|Faculty of Arts and Humanities (DaZ/DaF) ||German language courses for international staff ||International staff |
|TecUp ||Support for starting a business, start-up funding, technology transfer and innovation ||Anyone interested in starting a business |
Please note: Please also refer to our overview of further contact points and advisory services for employees. Early-career researchers and junior academics can find additional information on the website of the Jenny Aloni Center.