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249.001 BIMcert - openBIM certification course
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

to name

  • the uniform BIM terminology,
  • the principes of openBIM cooperation,
  • the principles of BIM project organization,
  • the BIM tools and their targeted areas of application,
  • the structures and organization in the BIM process and
  • the relvant standards.

Subject of course

  • Basics of digitization
  • essential openBIM organizations
  • basic terms and their meaning (IFC, bSDD, BCF, DataTemplates)
  • BIM applications
  • procedures and roles in the openBIM project
  • standardization

Teaching methods

Online lectures and discussions

Mode of examination


Additional information

Attention: for the positive completion of this course, the students must successfully pass the buildingSMART Professional Certification Foundation exam. Therefore an examination fee has to be paid for each exam. Afterwards, the students receive the "buildingSMART International Professional Certification Foundation" certificate.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

09:00 - 16:0013.01.2023 - 14.01.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96360360309?pwd=cGphQkt3L1lQaWdtZnhocWloa3Fidz09 (LIVE)BIMcert Vorträge (Zoom, Anwesenheitspflicht)
BIMcert - openBIM certification course - Single appointments
Fri13.01.202309:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96360360309?pwd=cGphQkt3L1lQaWdtZnhocWloa3Fidz09BIMcert Vorträge (Zoom, Anwesenheitspflicht)
Sat14.01.202309:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96360360309?pwd=cGphQkt3L1lQaWdtZnhocWloa3Fidz09BIMcert Vorträge (Zoom, Anwesenheitspflicht)

Examination modalities

buildingSMART International Professional Certification Foundation Exam
(Important: examination 170 €)
(Examination language: German)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
11.11.2022 08:00 11.01.2023 23:59 12.01.2023 23:59

Registration modalities

Während der Vorträge ist Online-Anwesenheitspflicht


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Als Lehrbuch fungiert das "BIMcert Handbuch - Grundlagenwissen openBIM". Sie erhalten dieses auf der ZDB-Webseite Publikationen im Bereich openBIM.


  • Attendance Required!