We are GIZ's Academy. As experts for learning opportunities in international cooperation, we conduct more than 2,000 training courses every year and develop tailored learning concepts. We do this worldwide.
The world is changing. Do you want to help shape the changes? On our training courses, you can learn what you need in international cooperation.
It all begins in the mind. Before you board the aircraft, we will give you the best preparation for your assignment in a new country.
Do you want individual learning solutions and advice? We develop our learning opportunities to fit your objectives and needs.
Can digitalisation help to build peace? One attempt has started in Yemen. Youngsters use gaming apps to practise constructive ways of resolving conflicts.
Dealing with Dangers: Matthias Wangler talks about his impressions during the safety training.
A one-stop shop. Learning, living and leisure all take place in close proximity at the Academy's new location, Kottenforst Campus in Bonn.
Assignments in other countries are sometimes associated with increased risk and emotional stress. Our security training gives you the best possible preparation for such situations.
Take a different angle: be interculturally aware
Those who respect and value other people have the key to success in intercultural situations. The ability to adopt or maintain an open-minded attitude is something you can learn – it's called intercultural competence.
Four questions for Andrea von Rauch
What can participants on AIZ courses expect? What is special about the courses? An interview with Andrea von Rauch, Director of the Academy. She explains what makes learning at the AIZ so unusual.
Displacement, climate, business and more: expertise around the world
Qualified people provide important impulses for sustainable development. This requires lifelong learning and the constant development of specific expertise.
You can learn when and where you want with digital learning opportunities. At the AIZ you can also learn how to be safe in the digital world.
...attend training courses at the Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) every year.
...recommend the Academy's training to others as preparation for assignments abroad.
...can be learned at the Academy. Alongside English, French and Spanish, the AIZ offers German as a foreign language and over 70 other languages from Afrikaans to Zulu.
...are received each year by the Academy. The results flow into the programme development and the organisation of courses.
...you can look for information by browsing through our Media and Information Centre (MIA). You can do research with books and e-books, journals and e-journals, DVDs, audio CDs and plenty of other media.
...the AIZ prepares field staff for assignments and provides country-specific information.
'Teaching is my dream job.'
Mongolia: Sandag Bataa talks about the challenges he faces as a teacher in a vocational school and how skills-development measures have helped improve the learning environment, the motivation to learn and know-how.
'Think on your feet, act smart.'
Turkmenistan: Mathias Wangler took a course in security at the AIZ. The training not only made him more aware of possible dangers, it also helped him build up his inner strength.
'Criticism improved my writing style'
Bangkok: Putri Maha Lima is a director at a regional parliament in Indonesia. In order to improve her skills in writing publicity texts, she took the course 'Project Proposal Writing with LogFrame'.
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