Question: How can I register for a course?

Visit the website https://www.learning-giz.de/ and in the search bar in the top right, enter “your search term”. Alternatively, click on the Training catalogue. There, a variety of themed boxes will be highlighted, where you can find the training course that suits your personal requirements. If you click on the title of the training course, a description of the course opens. There, you will find the different course dates, which you can open by clicking on the Plus for your course date of choice.

Please use the “Book as guest” button to complete your registration against payment. If you have already registered (as a sending organisations, for example), you can register by clicking on the “Book with Login” button.

Please note: You will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance for your registration. This does not constitute a binding booking. You will receive a binding confirmation of registration from the customer service of the academy.

Question: Where can I find your general terms and conditions?

Here you can view and download the general terms and conditions of the AIZ.

Question: When is the deadline for applications?

You can register for individual courses until the respective deadline for applications (generally 20 days before the start of the course). To book, choose the offer that suits your requirement in the Training catalogue. There, with the course dates, you will find information on the booking status individual courses.

Question: In which languages are the training courses held?


Apart from continuing education courses in German, we offer several training courses in the English, French or Spanish languages. You can find all of the offers here.

Question: Where do the courses take place?

We offer our courses in Germany and the regional training hubs in Bangkok, Addis Ababa, Da-kar und Bogota an. In the training catalogue www.learning-giz.de you can find the offer that suits your requirement. There, with the course dates, you will find the location of the respective course.

Question: Are accommodation and meals included in the course fee?

The costs of accommodation and meals are usually not included in the course fees.

Question: I have registered for a course lasting several days. Do I have to arrange my own board and lodging?

If your course is held at the Kottenforst Campus training centre in Bonn-Röttgen, we will be happy to arrange your accommodation. You can also eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in our canteen. You will receive the bill for your accommodation and meals from our programme management during your stay.

For more details about this, please contact the programme management in Bonn-Röttgen directly:

Telephone: +49 228 4460 2000

E-Mail: tagungsmanagement.bad.honnef@giz.de

At all other venues, we kindly ask you to arrange your own board and lodging.

Question: Are the course fees reduced for students, or do you offer other concessions?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer reductions on our fees.

Question: When does the course fee have to be paid?

You will receive an invoice from us around four weeks before your course begins. We kindly ask you to pay the amount shown within ten days of receiving this invoice.

Question: Will I receive an attendance certificate after the course has finished?

As a rule, every participant receives a certificate of participation on the training course, listing what the curriculum covered.

Question: What rights do I have concerning cancellation of a booking, and what are your cancellation rules?

Unless the course description states otherwise, the following cancellation regulations apply: 
Cancellation by the participant or by the registering institution/company must be sent in writing by e-mail and arrive at the customer service of the Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) aiz-kundenservice@giz.de before the relevant deadline.

The following fees will be charged for cancellation:
Cancellation at least 20 calendar days before the course begins: no charge
Cancellation 19 calendar days or less before the course begins: the participation fee is due in full.
If a registered participant does not attend (no-show), the full participation fee will be billed. The registering person or institution may also have to bear additional fees for cancelling accommodation.
If one participant cannot attend, another person may be named as a replacement.

Do you have any more questions?

Call us or write us an email:

AIZ customer service
Telephone: +49(0)228/4460-3333
aiz-kundenservice@giz.de