Short courses

A variety of courses enables engineers to keep up with developments in their own field, gain knowledge and skills for specialisations, and/or broaden their existing expertise.

Foundation for Postgraduate Education

The Foundation for Postacademic Education (PAO) organises courses in the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering and Building Technology
  • Health and Environmental Technology
  • Transport and Traffic Science

The foundation also organises short courses (one to six days) for graduates at the Universities of Technology, the Agricultural University, Higher Technical Education, and the Traffic Academy.


Stevinweg 1
PO Box 5048
2600 GA Delft
T: +31 (0)15 278 4618
F: +31 (0)15 278 4619


PAO Techniek

PAO Techniek, part of the Foundation for Post Graduate Education (PAO), organizes courses in the following fields:

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Elektro- & Energie Technology
  • Personal Skills
  • Process Technology
  • Quality Assurance & Statistics
  • Systems & Control
  • Technical Management
  • Computer Engineering
  • Safety & Environment
  • Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design


Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
PO Box 5048
2600 GA Delft
T: 015 - 27 88 350
F: 015 - 27 84 619


Geoplan bv

Geoplan organises courses and congresses in the fields of the environment, environmental planning, traffic & transport, public housing, and working conditions. The courses are intended for individuals at an academic level and emphasise interactivity.

The Geoplan courses are only offered in Dutch.

Address Geoplan

Heiligenbergerweg 5
3833 AC Leusden
T: 088 556 05 95

BSDL Foundation

The Foundation Biotechnology Studies Delft Leiden organises postdoctoral education in the field of biotechnology for scientists from universities and companies all over the world. BSDL constitutes a joint initiative in biotechnological post-graduate education of Delft University of Technology and Leiden University and was founded in 1987. BSDL is coordinated from the department of Biotechnology of Delft University of Technology.

The regular course programme consists of the following courses:

Advanced Course Microbial Physiology and Fermentation Technology

Advanced Course Biocatalysis and Protein Engineering

Advanced Course Bioprocess Design

Advanced Course Downstream Processing

Advanced Course Environmental Biotechnology

Advanced Course Genomics in Industrial Biotechnology

Advanced Course Metabolomics for Microbial Systems Biology

All information on our courses can be found on:

Address Stichting BSDL

Julianalaan 67
2628 BC Delft
T: 015 – 278 81922
E:  /


Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment offers three separate courses in the field of architecture, urban design, planning and landscape architecture.

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