The WKI | AKADEMIE® is the further education establishment of the Fraunhofer WKI. It offers focus courses and compact courses for employees of the woodworking and wood-processing industries as well as students of civil engineering. Furthermore, the portfolio also includes on-demand training addressing “Formaldehyde testing methods” and specific questions from industry.

Through the continuous further development of its courses and the balanced division into theoretical and practical units, the WKI | AKADEMIE® appeals to a wide range of participants and interested parties from the wood-based materials and prefabricated-house industries as well as from glulam and renovation companies. As a result, the WKI | AKADEMIE® provides a basis for professional and interdisciplinary exchange between all the participants.

Our training offers


Bonding in wooden construction

Focus courses


Quality control in the production of wood-based materials

Focus course


Grading of sawn timber according to DIN 4074-1

Compact course


Formaldehyde testing methods

On-demand training


Current course dates

  • Braunschweig, Germany / February 27, 2023 - March 03, 2023

    Focus courses on “Bonding in wooden construction”

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    Specialist for bonding in wooden construction
    Specialist for repair of load-bearing timber components using adhesives

    Basic knowledge is imparted on the execution of bonding work for the manufacture or repair of load-bearing timber components. A written examination can be taken in both courses. This can be used to prove successful participation in accordance with DIN 1052-10.

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12th European Wood-based Panel Symposium

October 12 to 14, 2022



Fraunhofer Academy

The Fraunhofer Academy is the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's specialist provider of continuing education and part-time training for people in employment.