General Info

Berufsförderungswerk Köln gGmbH, BFW Köln
Country: Germany
Name of EPR Director: Frank Gottwald
Name of EPR Centre Coordinator: Marleen Schiffer, EPR Coordinator,


Mission & Vision

The BFW Köln aims at creating opportunities for people by further promoting the social inclusion of people with disabilities, improvement of the quality of our services, ensure sustainability of the organisation.


Target group(s)

  • Adults in vocational rehabilitation – either for a new education or for the direct reintegration to work.


Areas of Expertise

  • Employment
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Organisational performance
  • Quality of service


Social and rehabilitation services

  • Vocational Assessment, vocational orientation
  • Vocational in-house programs of 12 to 24-months in 35 vocational educations with a Chamber of Commerce/Trade certificate
  • Online-supported vocational education in part-time schemes
  • Supported vocational rehabilitation in companies with flexible presence units
  • Rehabilitation services for a direct re-integration to the labour market
  • Support and supervision via integration managers and the medical in-house service
  • Erasmus + KA mobility project


Areas of Excellence and Innovative Services

  • Up to date services meeting the requests of the labour market
  • Constant innovation



Berufsförderungswerk Köln gGmbH, BFW Köln
Martinsweg 11
50999 Köln