Advanced training is organized according to a two-pillar model at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. Its Institute of Advanced Training functions as service provider for the organisation and implementation of advanced training programmes, such as pre-study and compact courses for students, company seminars, conferences or summer schools. The academic staff at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences are mainly responsible for designing the course contents. In the Advanced Training Office, part-time degree courses and certificate courses are organised. The courses available are oriented towards the expertise profile of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences with specialisations in engineering, management, and social and nursing sciences.