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Various career-related courses

Mannheim Evening Academy offers various courses. These courses take 4 weeks to complete. They include:

  • Sewing
  • Computers and media: online advertising for your own company
  • Basic knowledge of bookkeeping
  • German for tourism
  • Business English
  • Nursing care, infant care and first aid
  • Cookery: with a focus on catering
  • Make-up and hairdressing for celebrations

The courses vary. Please enquire about the current courses. At the start of the course, we'll jointly discover what you're good at. We'll discuss what interests you. We'll reveal your strengths. This will enable us and you to better recognise your abilities.

Then we'll both know what you can and would like to learn. We'll try to match the course content to your needs. We regard the following goals as important:

  • Creativity
  • Practicality
  • Self-reliance


Duration: Up to 4 weeks Lesson times are from 09:00 to 13:00.

Place: Mannheim, Germany.

Language: Basic German. Enquire at Mannheim Evening Academy if you don't speak good German. An interpreter can attend.

Costs: None.

Target group: Migrants considering returning to their country of origin.

Taking part will not affect your residence status or asylum procedure.

Please talk to the relevant immigration office (Ausländerbehörde) if you wish to attend the course. This is particularly important if you don't live in or near Mannheim.

Contact Deutscher Volkshochschulverband (DVV) / Mannheimer Abendakademie

Monika Simikin
Mannheim Evening Academy
Head of Careers and Professional Education