Professors and junior professors can be granted sabbaticals at certain intervals, usually for the length of a semester, for purposes of research and further training. In addition, the teaching commitments of professors are, as a rule, allocated in such a way that they are still left with sufficient time for research, for gaining scientific and academic knowledge and for the further development of teaching and study on academic foundations. In this respect in-service training for staff in the higher education sector is a component of their professional tasks.
Some higher education institutions offer in-service training courses in the field of didactics in higher education for teaching staff, attendance of which is, as a rule, voluntary.
Incentives for Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Activities
At the moment no information on incentives for participation in continuing professional development is available.