Basic information (FAQ)

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a structured framework for non-formal education that supports young people to develop independently as individuals.



How does one become a program provider? How does the licensing system work and what are the costs? Here you can find information on how to get your organisation licensed.


Training courses

Our training courses, together with our handbook and expedition guide, are the core element of our support.


Who offers the Duke Award?

An overview of schools and organisations offering the Duke Award in Germany can be found here.


Networking events

With our national and regional network meetings, we support the exchange of experience and knowledge among our Award Leaders.