Professional Education

We offer tailored training concepts for your particular needs for the wind energy research and development sector. To ensure a comprehensive offering, we cooperate with universities and universities of applied sciences, the Fraunhofer Academy, and C3L – the Center for Lifelong Learning of the University of Oldenburg. With this alliance, we guarantee innovative blended learning concepts and online learning environments.

You can choose between both standardized and customized approaches to further qualification and skill set enhancement. This offer is aimed at individuals and companies.

The Fraunhofer IWES is your academic partner for the development and implementation of study programs and innovative training formats designed to develop expertise and skills. We implement the findings from our wind energy and hydrogen research and development directly in our training opportunities.


H2HUB in Saxony-Anhalt

The aim of the H2HUB in Saxony-Anhalt project is to improve the networking of existing and newly developed education programs in the field of hydrigen and to involve more regional experts from application research and industry. In the project, Fraunhofer IWES is developing an education course for government agencies and authorities.


Advanced training »Practical knowledge for hydrogen projects«

This advanced training program provides you with the current knowledge from research and development in the field of decarbonization of the industry in Central Germany. It deals with the technical challenges for the production of green hydrogen in an application-oriented manner. The program was developed in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS. (German only, English in development)


Advanced training Hydrogen for professionals and managers

You will learn more about the assessment, initiation and control of hydrogen projects. The advanced training program is being developed in cooperation with the University of Oldenburg and Leibniz University Hannover.  (Seminar in German only)


Cooperation with Universities

Success based on cooperations with universities in the field of research and academic training and education.


Master’s in Energy Engineering

Application-oriented training focusing on wind energy at the Leibniz University Hannover.


Master’s in Structural Engineering

Application-oriented training focusing on wind energy engineering at the Leibniz University Hannover.


Online Master’s in Wind Energy Systems

International online course at the University of Kassel in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Academy.