Today, modern technologies and methods of the improvement of the digitization in Germany – e.g., the application of the Radio Frequency identification (RFID) technology also in connection with the method of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) – find increased implementation in construction economy and real estate economy in Germany. For many years, the research team of the Chair of Construction Management & Economics of the Bergische University of Wuppertal has dealt with the development of those modern technologies and methods. Now these subjects are transferred into new education and training programs. These programs are based and further developed on the present knowledge. For the education of students in Germany, different study drafts will be developed in cooperation with the Jade University of Oldenburg. Construction engineers and architects will be taught a process-oriented method with the use of BIM, integrating the application of modern technologies comprehensively along the life cycle of buildings. Furthermore, within the research project “BIM-based construction with RFID technology”, there was developed an integrated teaching demonstration module which shows the data exchange and data consistency in the life cycle of buildings very clearly. For a period of 2 years, this specific demonstration module will be presented to the public and different institutions, like educational centers, universities, building contractors and developer of the industry. An international comparison of these attempts offers interesting aspects concerning any transference potential. The conference contribution will contain the first results of new drafts for integration of modern technologies and methods in the education and training for the construction and real estate economy in Germany.
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