Further education

Knowledge creates perspectives


For more than 30 years, the Distance and Independent Studies Center (DISC), RPTU's distance learning center, has stood for first-class academic continuing education, deepening and broadening professional skills while working.

Likewise, RPTU supports all university members with continuing education opportunities that facilitate study, research and work, and promote personal development.

At a glance

Distance and Independent Studies Center (DISC)

The Distance and Independent Studies Center (DISC) is one of the leading establishments in Germany for distance-learning postgraduate courses. The DISC offers accredited Master's degrees in Human Resources, Management & Law and Science & Engineering.

Center for Self-directed Learning

Learn how to learn or get a one-on-one coaching from the Center for Self-directed Learning. The Center for Self-directed Learning organises events around the topic of self-learning. 

Language Courses

The "Verein zur allgemeinen Förderung von Völkerverständigung, Kultur und Bildung" (VKB e.V.) organises language courses for students and staff members of RPTU.

Datacenter RHRK

The datacenter of the RPTU organises various courses for members of the RPTU.

Courses University Library

Whether your just beginning your studies or your already publishing scientific results, the University Library offers various courses and workshops for students, staff members and guests of the RPTU.

eTeaching Service Center (eTSC)

The eTSC supports the lecturers of the RPTU through (individual) consulting and training in the integration and further development of digitally supported teaching.

Department of International Affairs: ISGS

The Department of International Affairs: ISGS offers courses, workshops and events for staff members and international students of the RPTU. 


Further Education Service for Young Scientists 

Find out about events, workshops and online courses aimed to all young scientists of the RPTU.

Online Training

Personal development provides free, unlimited access to all online training from GoodHabitz for all RPTU members.


Online and face-to-face seminars of the Central Personal Development: The Central Personal Development offers a wide range of seminars for all employees of the RPTU.


An online information series with 60-90 minute workshops and presentations by the e-learning experts of the eTeaching Service Center on the topic of digitally supported teaching.

Center for Teacher Education (ZfL)

Teachers learn! The Center for Teacher Education offers academic continuing education for teachers and student teachers.

Center for Graduate Promotion and Academic Personnel Development (ZGaPL)

The Center for Graduate Support and Academic Personnel Development Landau (ZGaPL) supports scientific workers in developing their careers.

Start-up office

The office offers a comprehensive range of further education courses on entrepreneurship and self-employment.