The training certificate for teachers

Providers (individual teachers or institutions) of continuing education can offer FOBIcert® training or search for suitable course trainers for in-house training.

Language teachers at universities can:

  • target further education courses more easily,
  • manage their own training profile by means of the portal,
  • take advance note of interesting seminars which are coming up,
  • see postings for further education in their own areas of interest, etc.

You can become accredited as a provider of continuing education in the field of higher education in language teaching by visiting the web page below:

or register as a participant in a professional training course on

The quality standards of AKS-FOBIcert® are geared to the conditions and needs of language teaching at universities and provide the basis for training that is always assigned to at least one of the following topics:

  1. 1
    Fremdsprachendidaktik Didactics in foreign languages and language-related didactic subjects
    (theoretical basics)
  2. 2
    Factors – contexts – methods of learning
    (learner orientation, learner autonomy)
  3. 3
    Checking, testing, certification
    (test theoretical basics and test procedure)
  4. 4
    Media technology and didactics
  5. 5
    From teaching practice
     (Planning – Methodology – Techniques)

The AKS FOBIcert® certificate defines the further training profile of the participants in three levels (Basic, Professional, Expert).

Contact for AKS FOBIcert®

Berlin, Bremen, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein:

Center for Language Teaching UPB
Warburger Straße 100
D – 33098 Paderborn
Tel .: + 49.5251.60-2095

Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia:

Language Centre of the FAU
Bismarckstraße 10
D – 91054 Erlangen
Tel .: + 49.9131.85-26091