General Information

    All trainers are specialists who are pleased to share their long-standing experience in exchange and energy trading with you. Thereby, you can decide whether you wish to use our comprehensive training programme via e-learning or an on-site class or whether you prefer to invite a professional in-house trainer to your premises.

    If you wish to get to know EEX, we offer you the opportunity to get an inside view of the exchange. Furthermore, you can book our trainers for specialist lectures.

    The EEX Trader Exam is only required for the admission for trading at EEX. For further information on admission criteria of the EEX Group members, please contact:

    Training Programme

    Training Course Relevant for admission
    (incl. examination)
    Prior knowledge Training period Available as e-learning Available as in-house training More information
    Comprehensive Exchange Trading Yes Not necessary 2 days yes yes more
    EEX Trader Exam Yes Necessary 30 min exam yes yes more
    Spot Market Emission Rights Yes Recommended ½ day no yes more
    Clearing No Recommended 1 day yes no more

    Training course venues

    There are several ways to take our training courses. Please remember that an additional fee is charged for organising an in-house training course.

    Public Events

    • Take place at selected hotels and conference centres
    • Exchange with employees of other companies
    • Travel and accommodation costs are at the expense of the participants

    In-house Training Courses

    • Take place at your premises (no travel costs for you or your team)
    • Small group sizes that ensure a practical orientation and are more targeted
    • Individual questions are considered
    • Agree your desired date


    • You can do your training course at home, at work or on the go (location-independence)
    • Works with any device
    • No travel and accommodation costs
    • Interactive learning, for example with training tasks

    Examination board

    In accordance with Article 6 of the EEX Admission Rules, the Management Board of the Exchange has appointed the following examination board:

    Ekkehard Will

    Chairman of the Examination Board, Senior Manager – Training & Education

    Steffen Köhler

    Chief Operating Officer Managing Director Exchange

    Denny Wientzek

    Legal Counsel

    Contact and further information

    EEX Admission Rules

    The EEX Admission Rules contain the provisions regarding admission as an exchange trader and regarding the execution of exchange trader examinations.

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    General Terms and Conditions

    The General Terms and Conditions of European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) apply for all training services.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.