Training facilities of the DGUV

The institutions of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) deliver their initial and further training services to all sectors of industry.

The DGUV Academy in Bad Hersfeld and Hennef

Source: © DGUV HGU Hennef/Bad Hersfeld

The DGUV Academy - the university and school of applied sciences of the DGUV

The school of applied sciences of the German Social Accident Insurance, with sites at Hennef and Bad Hersfeld, is the central training establishment of the DGUV for the statutory accident insurance institutions in the areas of rehabilitation, social legislation and public administration. Its qualification services are aimed in the first instance at employees responsible for supporting companies and insured individuals and within the general administrations of the accident insurance institutions.

The university of applied sciences of the DGUV in Bad Hersfeld is a private university of applied sciences with state recognition. For new entrants to vocations at the statutory accident insurance institutions, it offers courses of study leading to a bachelor's or master's degree or to a certificate.

At the Hennef site, the DGUV also conducts activities in the area of "social insurance" in close cooperation with the FH Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. The courses of study in the subject encompass an externally funded course in social insurance, particularly accident insurance, leading to a bachelor's degree.

The IAG Institute in Dresden

IAG - Institute for Work and Health of the DGUV

The IAG in Dresden provides seminars, workshops and conferences on all topics in the area of prevention. The institute's qualification measures are intended for prevention experts at the accident insurance institutions, trainers and lecturers, skilled and management personnel, members of employee representative councils, occupational physicians and resident medical personnel, OSH professionals, and other disseminators in the area of occupational safety and health.

building of IPA

Source: © Naurath, IPA

IPA - Institute of Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance

The Institute of Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance is an institute of the Ruhr University Bochum (IPA) and offers training events in the subject of occupational medicine and in the faculties of biochemistry and biology in the context of its academic medical tuition. In addition, the IPA is an academy for the further training of physicians. Graduates are certified for the specialization of occupational medicine or for the supplementary specialization of works medicine.

The IFA in Sankt Augustin

IFA Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)

The IFA in Sankt Augustin conducts cross-sector training events, symposia, and workshops for a national and international audience in its areas of expertise, for example on noise, hazardous substances, biological agents, machine guarding and vibration. Its courses and seminars are intended in the first instance for employees of the statutory accident insurance institutions.

The DGUV Academy - the university and school of applied sciences of the DGUV

Campus Bad Hersfeld
Seilerweg 54
36251Bad Hersfeld
Tel. +49 30 13001-69000
Fax +49 30 13001-6625

Campus Hennef
Zum Steimelsberg 7
53773 Hennef
Tel. +49 30 13001-69500
Fax +49 30 13001-69585

DGUV Institutes

Institut für Arbeit und Gesundheit der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IAG)
Königsbrücker Landstraße 2
01109 Dresden
Tel.: +49 30 13001-2203
Fax: +49 30 13001-2703

Institut für Prävention und Arbeitsmedizin der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung
Institut der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (IPA)
Bürkle-de-la-Camp-Platz 1
44789 Bochum
Tel.: +49 30 13001-4000
Fax.: +49 30 13001-4003

Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IFA)
Alte Heerstraße 111
53757 Sankt Augustin
Tel.: +49 30 13001-0