Continuing Professional Development

The Continuing Professional Development Center at Kiel University (Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung) offers ongoing training courses for all academic university staff. These are open to and in some cases specially designed for doctoral candidates.  

Your contact at the Center for members of the university staff is Dr. Katharina Abermeth, telephone +49 (0431) 880-1255, e-mail:

These courses are free of charge for the University's staff members and for doctoral candidates who are registered with the Graduate Center or are part of a doctoral programme. All others are subject to a participation fee which is specified in the course description.

The Continuing Professional Development Center also offers the administrative and academic personnel of Kiel University the possibility to acquire certificates in the areas of tertiary education didactics, leadership competence and intercultural competence. You can find more information on the offers for doctoral candidates here (in German only).