Berlin skyline mit Spree bei Sonnenuntergang


We cordially invite you to the symposium Suitable Training Solutions for Women as part of our international project WeTrain

on 27 June 2024 from 10:00 to 14:30

WeTrain aims to improve adult education offers for women in order to expand their competences and strengthen their societal impact.

The event will focus on the presentation of our pioneering model for gender-equitable adult education, which is intended to serve as a blueprint for training providers throughout the European Union.

WeTrain is actively involved in the social debate on gender equality in favour of all.

Please make a note of this date to take part in this important discourse and advocate for gender-equitable education.

The exact programme and further information will follow shortly.

The BSG Go! consortium met in person for the first time in Germany. Read more about the meeting on the official BSG-Go! Interreg Website.

Service anniversary at BGZ: We congratulate our colleague Dr Ines Klemm on 20 successful years and thank her for her loyalty and commitment. Good luck, health and success for the future!

BGZ and its project partners of the ERASMUS+ project “EduArt” cordially invite you to their round table “Education meets Arts – Together for new ways in adult education”!

Competence framework and curriculum – SafeLMD holds roundtable events with experts in bicycle logistics in Berlin

Shaping digital transformation – with Erasmus+: BGZ project DigiCon is good practice

BGZ wishes you happy holidays and a happy new year. We thank our partners and donors for the good cooperation in 2022 and look forward to continuing in the new year.

Our office will be closed from 26.12.2022, we will be available again from 02.01.2023.

AURA – Glimpsing the Future of Immersive Sound Experience” – Inspiring online panel with international experts from the fields of opera, concerts and theatre

SESAME – Exciting workshop for teachers from Berlin and Ventspils: How do we teach game design at school?

Final spurt for AURA: Successful final workshop in Florence with the participation of the Municipalità di Firenze and the opera house management of the Maggio Musicale di Firenze

CCI Thrive – Workshop in Vienna at the IMZ: Productive and imaginative exchange on the topic of data-driven use cases

“Sound Experience of Tomorrow – A Journey into Virtual Soundscapes” – Exciting symposium at the Konzerthaus Berlin for the AURA project.

Congratulations on your anniversary: We would like to congratulate our colleague Grazyna Wittgen on 20 successful years at BGZ and thank her for her commitment and loyalty. Good luck and success for the future!

Save-the-date: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2022 from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Invitation to the final event of LOG-IN -Logistics Vocational Trainings goes international. Registration at:

EUROBIKE trade fair in Frankfurt: Expert exchange on SafeLMD

Funding approval for further Erasmus+ project: Co4Health – Competences for Healthy Building in Construction Professions starts on 30.12.2022

Safe and green last mile deliveries – project website of SafeLMD is online

Project start of Your Space – Art and culture as door opener for enhanced social inclusion of disadvantaged young people

Project start of CCI Thrive – Innovative business models for cross-sectoral productions

Start of “Sesame – We’re learning Game Design”: Erasmus+ Small-scale Partnership in the field of school education

WeTrain: Suitable Training Solutions for Women – is our new Erasmus+ cooperation partnership in the field of adult education

Successful completion of our Interreg project „Baltic Sea Game Incubation“. The „Game Incubation Roadmap“ presents results of the pilot projects and expert workshops.

The BGZ team wishes you relaxing holidays and a healthy and successful 2022!

Last event of our BSGI project: Expert panel on the topic “Scale up game business support in the BSR”. Have a look at all events here.

Skills 4.0 Mobil in Denmark: Second successful exchange of experience on digitization in healthcare

New job vacancy: Junior Projektmanager (m/w/d). Closing date: 15.11.2021.

Today is Skilled crafts day! Interesting events can be found at events of the Berlin Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts, e. g. “Digital Theke Berlin” on 22 September.

Exchange of experience on digitalisation in the construction sector: Oder-Partnerschaft writes about VED Mobil in Poland.

VED Mobil in Denmark: Successful exchange of experiences on digitisation in VET

BGZ project Fit for BIM included as Good Practice in NA BIBB annual report.

Start of our new Erasmus+ project in the construction sector „CoConstruct – Digital learning meets sustainability” – the official project website is online!

Workshop for incubation experts and webinar “How to create a game idea that stands out in the crowded market?”. The first BSGI events have been realised!

Funding approval for our creative Erasmus+ project EduArt – Education meets Arts in Partnerships for Creativity!

CoConstruct – Digital learning meets sustainability : funding approval for new Erasmus+ project for the exchange of good practices in the construction sector.

AURA: BGZ invites to the virtual kick-off meeting. All partners are eager to make auralisation a success story for the classical music market.

The new year has started – so does our project AURA.

The BGZ wishes you Happy Holidays and a healthy and successful year 2021!

Creative Europe Desk Germany informs about projects fundedAURA is the only one with a German lead.

Baltic Game Industry :How can the game industry of the Baltic Sea regio be sustainably strengthened? Outputs of the BGI project are now online!

BGZ’s project AURA has been selected for funding – 115 applications submitted, only 8 projects approved

Baltic Game Industry : Our final BGI event takes place online on 18 November, 14-16h. Click here for online access.

Baltic Game Industry : Promotion video ‘Baltic Sea Games – We are the Baltic Sea region’ now available on the BGZ YouTube channel.

Baltic Sea Game Incubation approved: BSGI enhances our project BGI, boosting the game industry of the Baltic Sea region. The official start is December 1st.

Baltic Game Industry : Check out the devcom panel “The Devil’s in the detail: How do we incubate for non-entertainment game production?” on the BGZ YouTube channel!

Baltic Game Industry : BGI in the Oder Partnerschaft Newsletter (Page 4, only in German): HTW Berlin und Pommersche Medizinische Universität Stettin testen Virtual-Reality-App zur Behandlung von Alkoholismus-Patienten.

Baltic Game Industry : BGI project partners Dataspelsbranschen & Invest Stockholm have released a short film about the Swedish game industry!

Baltic Game Industry : BGI wins in the category ‘Your project result in use’ of the Interreg BSR photo competition!

BGZ’s new approved Erasmus+ project: DigiCon – Digital Construction for Europe. Technologies at the construction site of tomorrow in the vocational training of today.

Digital conference devcom: Baltic Game Industry presents the brand “Baltic Sea Games” with video games from 8 regions.

Our new project Tuition Mobil : Exchange on digitalisation and modernisation in vocational training.

Baltic Game Industry : Here are three new outputs of the BGI project about game incubation Programming & Financing, Mentoring and Internationalisation!

As of 01.06.2020, the BGZ team will be available in the office again – on a rotating basis. We wish you continued good health!

Fit4BIM Conference: Detailed documentation of the event. Thank you for the great interest in our project!

Fit4BIM Conference: Welcoming Speech by Carola Zarth, President of the Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts Berlin: “Although the Fit4BIM project is now coming to an end, it is clear that this can only be the starting signal.”

Fit4BIM: Invitation for Expert Conference “Building Digital Cooperation in 3D: VED – Companies – Higher Education”. We kindly ask you to register at

Baltic Game Industry : The panel Game Investment 101 discusses the challenges and opportunities of video game investment.

Season’s greetings: We wish you a relaxing holiday season and an impactful year 2020.

Baltic Game Industry : Check out this exciting aftermovie of the first Baltic Sea Games Award in Vilnius!

Baltic Game Industry : Check out Facebook & Twitter for great photos, videos and more content from our panel and award at GameOn in Vilnius, Lithuania!

VET Excellence Awards:: BGZ was involved in two of the three nominations in the category “social inclusion” with the projects GastroINKLUSIV and TIME. NA BIBB published a story on GastroINKLUSIV.

LOG-IN: Project website for new Strategic Partnership in the logistics sector (01.11. 2019 – 30.06.2022) is online now.

Baltic Game Industry : Our project is presented at the Informal Baltic Sea Group in Brussels as best practice showcase for driving innovation!

„Car2Lab“ presented at the annual conference of the German National Agency in Bremen – can you find our Telematics Box in this Graphic Recording ?

Baltic Game IndustryPolicy Dialogue by our project parter HWWI in Brussels – The application deadline for everyone interested in games- and cross-innovation is 15 October 2019. Please register here.

VED Mobil: BBH-Article dealing with a seminar in Paris for motor vehicle experts from Berlin on electric mobility.

„GastroInklusiv“ is nominated for the Erasmus+ VET Excellence Awards 2019 – Here you can cast your vote!

Further Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership approved: “LOG-IN” incorporates digital technologies in the training of logistics professions.

Kfz-Innung Berlin – our long-standing cooperation partner – is celebrating its 85th anniversary. The BGZ team congratulates and looks forward to further successful cooperation.

Campaign for ErasmusDays 2019 – In October, successful Erasmus projects across Europe present themselves to the public. More information here.

Good Practice: NA BIBB presents three BGZ Projects among 23 successful strategic partnerships.

BGI : Challenges of Berlin’s games businesses? The Action Plan to Strengthen Berlin’s Game Industry proposes initial solutions. Read about the action plans for other Baltic Sea regions in the BGI project here.

How to set up a game incubator ? How to use Virtual Reality in healthcare ? New publications from Baltic Game Industry.

VED-Mobil : Four-day seminar in Paris for motor vehicle experts in June 2019
Topics: technological innovations and digitalisation (focus electric mobility)
Application deadline extended to May 10th! registration form / info sheet

Gamefest in Berlin: joint opening by the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, and the Mayor of Helsinki, Jan Vapaavuori.
Link to the press release

„Let’s talk about achievements“ – interim assessment of the Interreg programme in Lübeck. The BGZ presents the results of Baltic Game Industry in the workshop „Business support“ .

Good Practice on the Move : Project meeting in Zagreb – How can vocational training institutions in Europe be prepared for digital change?

BGZ organizes BGI innovation dialogue: Representatives from the industry and the Senate discuss challenges and opportunities in the current Berlin games landscape.
Link to the press release

From now until the end of the project period (30.09.2020), we are offering a place for a compulsory internship in the field of project management in the project Baltic Game Industry.

Digitalisierung verlangt Anpassung in der beruflichen Aus- und WeiterbildungBBH article about the digitalisation projects of the BGZ

We are looking for employees in the areas of controlling and project assistance. Click here for the job advertisements.

Fit4BIMMultiplier Event at the Max Bill School : Berlin-based actors from business and education discuss how skills for digital construction can be taught in vocational training.

Best practice workshop of the BGI project in Helsinki – Report of the Senate Chancellery Berlin on successful experience exchange

Invitation to the conference The digital journey of vocational education and training of the EU project Car-2-Lab
Registration at

Mobility Project VED MobilARRIVO BERLIN Projects travel to Vicenza, Italy to exchange experiences.

Market of possibilities: ARRIVO BERLIN presents itself to an audience of German experts and a delegation from Crete.

BGZ presents Baltic Game Industry at the Cross Innovation Conference in Hamburg.

ARRIVO BERLIN presents itself at vocatiumplus, one of the most important trade fairs for refugees in Berlin.

Berlin is Fairtrade-Town – Steering Group acknowledges BGZ’s active support for the process in the TriNet Global project

The BGZ presents the ARRIVO BERLIN initiative at the Federal Labour Office’s Consultants’ Day.

Visit from Australia at the BGZ. Representatives of Career Seekers get to know the initiative ARRIVO BERLIN.

Good Practice on the Move : Kick-off meeting in Berlin for the start of the new BGZ project in the automotive sector

ARRIVO BERLIN provides information on learning and counselling opportunities. Visit us at the 17th job fair for refugees at Work for Refugees.

ARRIVED Mobil Schweden : successful exchange of experience between vocational training personnel of Berlin and colleagues in Stockholm

BGZ receives Erasmus+ Mobility Charter for Vocational Education and Training – recognition from NA BIBB for implementing high-quality mobility projects

Coaching für eine erfolgreiche Ausbildung – Article in the BBH about the subproject ARRIVO BERLIN Ausbildungscoaching

Transnational Dialog @ Nasdaq in Stockholm: BGI project partners and industry experts discuss how and why to invest in the games industry.

Study visit of the Sweden Games Arena: Skövde is home to one of Europe’s best-known game incubators. BGI project partners and stakeholders benefited from the expertise for their own incubation plans.

BGZ at the Open Day of the Federal Foreign Office : We present our international cooperation projects in the Europa Lounge. Click here for the programme.

BGZ-Projects Car-2-Lab & Learning e-Mobility Plus – Report in the Newsletter of the Oder-Partnership

Heute Flüchtling, morgen Fachkraft : BBH Article about the ARRIVO BERLIN initiative

Car-2-Lab: : The vehicle guild invites to the workshop “The car repair shop as a laboratory – digital learning tools in VET”.

Short film about ARRIVO BERLINBGZ and sub-projects present themselves at the vocational training fair #seiDual.

Conference INCLUSIVE TRAINING IS POSSIBLE – with results of the project GastroINKLUSIV

From the laboratory to the street workshop at the HTW Berlin on the project Car-2-Lab

Baltic Game Industry : Network meeting between administration, enterprises, associations and academies – how can politics better support the Berlin games industry?

Action Day “Integration durch Ausbildung”: The Berlin Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts invites young people with migration or refugee background, teachers, companies and experts. Click here for the program

The BGZ at Berlin braucht Dich : Discussion about the current challenges for the successful professional integration of young people with migration and refugee background in vocational training.

Baltic Game Industry : 1st Innovation Dialogue regarding games funding – joint event by BGZ, State of Berlin and the Berlin games industry

Project Baltic Game Industry : Joint workshop of BGZ, HU-Berlin and Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises in the Red Town Hall.

Article in the May-Newsletter of the NA BIBB: BGZ project Learning e-Mobility Plus is Good Pratice in the programme Erasmus+.

Workshop in Poznan (Poland): Apprentices and students from four countries work together with the innovative learning tool “Telematics Kit” developed in the project Car-2-Lab.

GastroInklusiv receives the Sustainability Award at the education conference WeltWeitWissen 2018 – Lernen für den Wandel.

The projects of ARRIVO BERLIN present themselves together at the fair „Refugees – Willkommen in der Ausbildung“.

BGZ receives funding commitment for a new mobility project VED Mobil.

Branding Games Capital Berlin unites the Berlin game industry under one roof and strengthens the location internationally.
Press release

The BGZ presents the program ARRIVO BERLIN to an OECD delegation as part of their visit of the Berlin Senate Department for Integration, Labour and Social Affairs.

The project partnership Fit for BIM discusses in Aarhus (Denmark) the competence matrix and learning units for digital construction.

Intelligent solutions for the mobility of tomorrow are the topic at the Capital Conference Electromobility 2018. The BGZ collects numerous impulses for its projects on digitalisation in vocational education, such as Car-2-Lab.

Baltic Game Industry visits Tartu: Project partners from eight countries are discussing about improvements of the framework conditions for the digital games industry in the Baltic Sea region and concepts for tailor-made support for young gaming companies.

BGZ-project Baltic Game Industry now on Facebook and Twitter

Car-2-Lab workshop for multipliers
“Fahren wir gemeinsam in die Zukunft? – Digitalisierung in der Berufsbildung des Kfz-Sektors“

Innovation dialogue Baltic Game Industry in the Red Town Hall with Björn Böhning, Head of the Senate Chancellery, and the Berlin Games Community

BGZ obtained the contract for the technical coordination of the Berlin ARRIVO network.

The BGZ-project Learning e-Mobility Plus is good practice in the new dissemination manual of the NA BIBB.

Brochure Europa für Berlin und Brandenburg by Joint Spatial Planning Department Berlin-Brandenburg underlines the European added value of Baltic Game Industry

ARRIVED Mobil Schweden: BBH publishes article about the successful exchange of experiences in Stockholm.

Car-2-Lab as good practice for technical innovations in VETBGZ presents the project at the FK BB 4.0 in Leipzig.

„Die Zukunft ist jetzt“BBH article about the BGZ-project Fit for BIM

Official kick-off of the Interreg-Project “Baltic Game Industry”: Evening reception at the Berlin City Hall with a welcoming speech by Permanent Secretary Christian Rickerts

Fit for BIM – The project partnership meets in Berlin for the kick-off meeting.

Launch of the Interreg-Project „Baltic Game Industry – Empowering a Booster for Regional Development” with BGZ as lead partner

The BGZ is looking for voluntary supporters for the project ARRIVED – Coaching for refugees in vocational training in Berlin.

BGZ at the Welcome Day of the Berlin Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts with the project ARRIVED
photo approval

Fit for BIM – Start of the new Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership and launch of the project website

„Learning e-Mobility Plus“ presented as Good Practice in the Journal of the National Agency on the issue „30 Jahre europäische Bildungskooperationen“.

Award for TIME: the project was labeled as “Success Story

Sustainable result of the BGZ project TIME: The program developed in the project will be offered as a continuing education seminar for mediators “UP-TIME” at Hellenic Open University as of 2018.

Vocational trainers can now register for the exchange of experiences to Sweden

BGZ-ARRIVED and DIKH invite to an exchange of experiences „Unternehmen integrieren Flüchtlinge“

Action programme of the Berlin Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts: apprentice exchange to Spain in the field of electromobility. Further information and registration form

New Erasmus+ mobility project ARRIVED Mobil Sweden granted.

The BGZ presents a new flyer

BBH-article about the BGZ-project ARRIVED – Ausbildungscoaching für Geflüchtete in Berlin

15 years of educational exchangeBBH reports on successful BGZ projects for the Berlin trades

ARRIVED Mobil – Economic chamber Vienna reports on the experience exchange of Berlin VET professionals
Article Link

The BGZ project ARRIVED training coaching for refugees is supported by the Senate Department for Integration, Labour and Social Services.
Website and Flyer

Article about the project Car2Lab in BBH Berlin Brandenburgisches Handwerk
Telematik für Profis (in german)

The ARRIVED Mobil experience exchanges to Vienna and Barcelona are finished and were a total success.

BGZ starts its third project in the Berlin showcase electromobility: Car-2-Lab promotes the cooperation between vocational education and higher education in the field of vehicle telematics.

International closure conference of the project TIME in Athens: “Intercultural Mediation in contemporary Europe: Challenges and possibilities”
Flyer and conference programme

ARRIVED Mobil experience exchanges to Vienna and to Barcelona will take place in November 2016.

Vienna information sheet and binding registration form

The strategic partnerships Car-2-Lab and GastroInklusiv granted by the National Agency – Erasmus+.

Symposium of our joint EU project „Learning e-Mobility Plus“
BGZ, Automotive Guild Berlin and HTW Berlin invite you:
to the Round Table „Learning together in the technology of the future – electromobility”

program and registration form

Start of the Erasmus+ mobility project ARRIVED Mobil

Employment and Training for Refugees
We invite to “ARRIVED- Welcome to the skilled crafts of Berlin” information event
When: Thursday, May 12th, 06:00 – 08:00 pm
Where: BTZ der Handwerkskammer Berlin
Mehringdamm 14, 10961 Berlin

Further Information (German)

Handwerk Mobil: Successful seminar on securing the supply of skilled labour in Vienna – Berlin craftsmen exchange experiences with Austrian colleagues
more information

The project website ARRIVED – Welcome in the Berlin skilled crafts is online!

First newsletter of the BGZ-project TIME

“Soft revolution“ – sustainability of „Learning e-Mobility” project results
a newsletter from Berlin Agency for Electromobility – November 2015 – Final conference of the project, 28th October 2015

It remains exciting! Invitation to the final conference of the project “Learning eMobility”
On 28 October 2015 from 14:00 to 19:00, the final event of our joint project will take place in the BTZ of the Berlin Chamber of Small Business and Skilled Crafts. The project is realised in the federal government program “Electromobility showcase”.
Registrate here

Our project “Learning e-Mobility Plus“ was one of the Good-Practice projects in the NA BIBB symposium “New competences for new employment opportunities” on 21 September 2015. In the course of the project we show possibilities, how an enhanced cooperation between education and the working environment in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme could be arranged. The NA BIBB will prepare an online documentation of the conference.

Great success of the BGZ-project Global Fairness – the Global Classroom as a best practice example is part of the new orientation framework for the study area Global Development

Welcome in Berlin! Our new project ARRIVED started. It supports the initiative of the BMZ to enable young refugees from crisis regions a professional training in German skilled crafts enterprises.

The Goethe Institute is seeking support for the International “German Language Olympics” to be held in 2016 in Berlin!
further Information:
International German Language Olympics 2016 (German)
Support the IDO 2016! (German)

PROTECT as Good Practice- Project featured in the “Education for Europe” journal (NA BIBB)
further Information (German)

Handwerk Mobil granted: the Erasmus+ Project supports European exchange on maintenance of securing the supply of skilled labour.

Invitation: Asia Pacific Weeks – LABS TO PUBLIC: Asia-Europe Innovation Dialogue May 27th and 28th in Berlin
further Information and registration

Project Berlin Mobil
German-Italian exchange of experiences in Vicenza (Italy)
further Information (German)

BGZ and Automotive Guild Berlin invite you:
to the International Conference on “Strategies for vocational education in the area of e-Mobility”
further Information:
program and registration form (German)

Save the date!
Qualifcation strategies on e-Mobility – international conference will be organized by Guild of the Motor Vehicle Trade Berlin (Die Kfz-Innung Berlin) and BGZ with guests from the EU and China.
More information shortly

The Berlin Chamber of Skilled Crafts invites to the 1. Instructors-Day Berlin
Date: Friday, 17th 2015

Within the project TriNet Global a local steering group was established – hence, the Berlin district Tempelhof-Schöneberg is well on its way to the title “Fairtrade-Town”: press release

In the framework of the project TriNet Global, since 8
October 2014 the German district of Berlin-Mitte can proudly call itself “Fairtrade Town”.