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deggendorf institute of technology

pioneering & vibrant

practical guide to midwifery

centre for academic further education

This certificate is only offered in German!


This course is aimed at midwives and midwifery nurses who are committed to professionally guiding midwifery trainees and students, providing individual learning support and supporting the development of the competences of trainees and students.

The aim is to enable the participating midwives to provide professional practical instructions and make an important contribution to professionalisation in midwifery.
The participants develop a professional self-conception that supports the development and focuses on the promotion of trainees and students.


  • Evidence-based action
  • Vocational pedagogical basics and practical learning
  • Ethical and intercultural competence
  • Legal basis and professional policy aspects

course details

Module 1: Evidence-based action (30 h Attendance, 30 h Self-study)

Module 2: Vocational pedagogical basics and practical learning (60 h Attendance, 60 h Self-study)

Module 3: Ethical and intercultural competence (30 h Attendance, 30 h Self-study)

Module 4: Legal basics and professional policy aspects (30 h Attendance, 30 h Self-study)

Total: 300 h Workload (150 h Attendance and 150 h Self-study)


The university certificate comprises 10 ECTS credits, which can be credited to a later degree programme.

target group

The university certificate course "Practical Guide to Widwifery" is aimed at midwives or midwifery nurses who have...

  • ... completed professional training
  • ... at least two years relevant professional experience.

organisational matters

The university certificate is designed for part-time work and lasts 5 months. In addition to 150 hours of classroom study, 150 hours of self-study are planned (total workload: 300 hours)

Course language: German

Current attendance times:

  • 21 - 23 January 2021
  • 9 - 11 March 2021
  • 25 - 27 March 2021
  • 22 - 24 April 2021
  • 20 - 22 May 2021

Costs:  2,100

Minimum number of participants: 12

Maximum number of participants: 15

In this flyer (in German) you will find all information.

your benefits

  • High theory-practice transfer through practical exercises
  • Interdisciplinary teaching and learning by experienced lecturers from science and practice
  • Compact further education with direct benefit transfer
  • University certificate: high reputation


  • Next course start: 21 January 2021
  • Registration now possible
  • We accept registrations for the university certificate via our registration form.