Professional Education

The transformation of the energy supply system also provides a challenge for decision makers from industry and administration in finding suitable leading professional training for their engineers and scientists. The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) offers specialist professional training and continuing study modules for the international market

Fraunhofer IWES offers:


  • Individually composed professional training modules on all fields of research competencies of our institute
  • Training units that are developed in learning alliances with industry, to ensure the professional relevance
  • Training modules on the most relevant energy supply issues such as  grid integration, wind energy technology onshore and offshore, site assessment, energy supply 100% renewable, energy system technology
  • Interesting topics for Bachelor-, Master and PhD projects.

Exemplarily References:


  • Continuing study program: Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems  (since 2014)
  • Professional Training for engineers within the South African-German Energy Program (SAGEN) to support projects in the field of renewable energies in South Africa: Short Term Training in Wind, Solar and Bio Energy (2012 – 2014)
  • Professional Training in the framework of the GIZ ILT (International Leadership Training) Program: Planning and Managing Wind Energy in China (2004- 2012)

Target group

Natural scientists and engineers from research and industry, and career changers