International in Wuppertal and Bethel

Partnership seminars and international conferences: Our educational centres in Wuppertal and Bielefeld-Bethel offer a great range of possibilities. Our conference centre in Wuppertal can be booked for external meetings as well.


Frauke Bürgers
Head of Training Centre Wuppertal
Missionsstr. 9
D-42285 Wuppertal
+49-(0)202 89004-838
Matthias Börner
Head of the International Diakonia Program and of Training Centre Bielefeld-Bethel
Grete-Reich-Weg 9
Bielefeld , 33617 Germany
+49 (0)521 144-4524
Elke Patalla
Training Centre Wuppertal
Missionsstrasse 9
Wuppertal , 42285 Germany
+49 (0)202 89004-831
Petra Haupt
Training Centre Bielefeld-Bethel
Grete-Reich-Weg 9
+49 (0)521 144-4521

Our Education Centres in Wuppertal and Bielefeld

UEM Training Centre Wuppertal - Global Learning in Ecumenical Perspective

The Training Centre Wuppertal has had its residence on the so-called Heiliger Berg - Holy Mountain in Wuppertal - for decades. Since 1925 the building has been used for education purposes. In the beginning there was the training of missionaries of the Rhenish Mission. Since 1972 it has been a place of ecumenical and international meeting and learning with a special offer of education.

The Training Centre Wuppertal especially emphasizes qualified education in the field of transcultural learning, inter-religious dialogue and the support of international ecumenical partnerships between church districts and parishes.

  • The International Evangelical Conference Centre in Wuppertal

    There has been a new concept as to the conference centre "Auf dem heiligen Berg" since September 2013. The conference centre is centrally situated in the local recreation area "Hardt-Anlagen". The surrounding area "Bergisches Land" and the city of Wuppertal offer a historically interesting and culturally diversified environment.

    The UEM Training Centre Wuppertal is still residing in the building and conducts its courses in the conference centre.

    Among other things it offers

    • 70 guest rooms
    • 12 conference rooms with capacities up to 190 people
    • a bar
    • a bistro

    Learn more about the conference centre:

UEM Training Centre Bielefeld-Bethel - Global Learning in Ecumenical Perspective - International Diaconia

The main focus of the training centre is the qualifying academic education as well as counselling and support in educational offers in the International Diaconia. In cooperation with universities and colleges, the training centre is responsible for study programmes (MA and BA) and supports the Diakonie's alumni network. It promotes international personnel and specialist exchange and offers training and advice.

Since March 2017 the Training Centre is located on the premises of the educational campus of Bielefeld-Bethel in Grete-Reich-Weg 9.

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