Centre for Higher Education and Personnel Development (ZHL) of the DHBW

The Centre for Applied Personnel Development (Zentrum für angewandte Peronalentwicklung) of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University is based at the DHBW Heidenheim and is centrally responsible for all Cooperative State University campuses in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

What we do

Conceptual development and realisation of professional development measures such as

  • workshops
  • seminars
  • lectures

Advice on all educational and methodological questions, team / organisation development measures at the Cooperative State University campuses.

For whom?

This service is aimed at lecturers, instructors and employees of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University.


ZHL events are subdivided into so-called basic seminars which successively develop fundamental skills and additional modules (key qualifications) which aid specialisation in specific content. Training seminars offer lecturers the possibility to reflect on their lectures among colleagues and in an open atmosphere and expand their methodological repertoire.   Basic seminars

  • Training seminar 1
  • Training seminar 2
  • Training seminar 3

Key qualifications

  • Target-oriented communication (2 days)
  • Presentation techniques (2 days)
  • Group work (2 days)
  • Rhetoric (basics) (2 days)
  • Stress management / Body-oriented relaxation training (basics)