2019 Digital Lab for AR/VR

Establishment of the Digital Lab in our Competence Center in Rheine: Here we train instructors inthe use of Augmented and Virtual Reality for vocational training and further training.

2018 Instructors’ Day in China

In Shenzhen the first Chinese Christiani Instructors’ Day takes place.

2018 iLernfabrik

In cooperation with the Electronics School in Tettnang, Christiani is developing the iLernfabrik 4.0, which realistically depicts a complete production chain and illustrates how processes in Industry 4.0 work.

2017 Expansion of the Competence Center in Rheine

Expansion of the Rheine site into a Competence Centre with training and workshop rooms and technical training labs on 1,600 m².

2017 Industry Models for Training in Automation Technology

Christiani takes over the simulation models of the company Staudinger, expands the range and sells the compact teaching systems for automation and programming with the brand name Christiani Industry Models.

2016 EMPA, Training Course on the Use of Digital Media

The online course “Expert for Media Education in Training (EMPA)” is the result of a project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in 2016.

2015 MOLA-App

Christiani develops its first mobile online learning app, MOLA.

2015 New Table Books

Christiani publishes new table book for metal technology. The new table book is also available in English and Spanish.

2009 School Meets Technology

The product range for general education schools is introduced under the slogan “School Meets Technology”

2008 Branch Office in Rheine

A new branch office is established in Rheine-Mesum.

2008 Joint Venture with Sharpline, India.

Joint venture with the company Sharpline, India.

2007 Full-service Provider for Technical and Further Training

With a high level of expertise and a broad product range, Christiani has established itself as one of the leading full-service providers of teaching materials and teaching systems. Christiani offers complete technical training labs from consulting and design to implementation and equipment including trainer training.

2004 Christiani Academy

The newly created Christiani Academy concentrates all qualification measures for further training.

2002 E-Learning Platform

As a start into digital learning Christiani sets up an e-learning platform for customers. In addition to Web Based Trainings, the platform also offers course support.

2002 Acquisition of the Company AMD

Since 1996, AMD has been supplying semi-finished products and standard parts for Christiani. After the acquisition AMD became Christiani Produktions GmbH and moved to the new location in Gottmadingen.

2001 Christiani is Expanding Abroad

Christiani establishes his own export management department. Christiani products are already being used in over 60 countries around the world. The product range is available in several languages.

2000 Branch Office in Berlin

Christiani establishes a branch office in Berlin.

2000 Pioneering: BIBB Cooperation

Cooperation with the BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training). Christiani is responsible for updating and marketing all BIBB media used in practical training.

2000 The First Instructors’ Day

The first instructors’ day takes place in Konstanz. With 80 participants from all over Germany.

1998 Repurchase of Christiani

The current shareholders buy the company Christiani.

1998 Multimedia Department is Born

Interactive learning programmes are prepared and improved in the newly established multimedia department.

1994 Sale of Christiani

The Conrad Group is the new shareholder of Christiani.

1975 The Christiani Examination Service

The Christiani examination service is set up. Christiani produces and dispatches examination tasks for technical professions.

1971 Collaboration with the PAL

Beginning of the collaboration with the PAL, the examination tasks and teaching material development centre of the IHK Region Stuttgart, in the area of examination tasks for all industrial and technical training professions. The first task databases appear. Tasks from the Christiani taskdatabase are used for the first time in an intermediate examination.

1960 The New Office Building

The new construction of the Christiani office building in Hermann-Hesse-Weg is a visible sign of the rapid development that the company experienced in the 1960s. Since then, the institute has been expanded several times through conversions and extensions.

1955 Training Course Radio Technology

The new training course “Radio technology” enables the entry into the field of electrical engineering.

1955 First Edition Technology Magazine “AUSBAU”

The Christiani Technology Magazine “AUSBAU” appeared for the first time in 1940. It was seen as a comprehensive further education magazine for technical professions and as a link between Christiani and former graduates.

1940 The Development of the Training Courses

The training courses “Mechanical Engineering” and “Civil Engineering” appear in new version.

1934 The First Training Course

The training course “Structural Engineering” was the first course designed by Dr.-Ing. Paul Christiani. It already contained everything that is today understood by a modern didactic concept:
– Qualified learning contents
– Easy to understand implementation
– Interlocking with the practice as well as a scientific
– exact but striking presentation of the learning content
The first courses were still created by typewriter and duplicated with matrices.

1931 Foundation of the First Distance Learning Institute of Germany

Dr.-Ing. Paul Christiani establishes the first distance learning institute of Germany in Frankfurt amMain.

“The key to personal professional success is continuous further training”