Architectural Principles and Professional AutoCAD for Female Afghan Students

Welcome to our Architectural Principles and Professional AutoCAD Online Course! This specialized program is tailored to empower Afghan female students with a deep understanding of architectural fundamentals and the essential skills required for proficient use of AutoCAD in architecture and design.

A ten weeks course, starting October 14th, 2023, 4 ECTS

Please register (not available anymore) 

(please not that this course has been exceptionally well received and we already have far more people than we can accommodate. That's why we closed registration. We hope that we'll be able to offer you a second course soon.)


Course Overview:

In this course, we explore the core principles of architecture and delve into the world of AutoCAD, an indispensable tool in the architecture and design industry. Whether you're a complete beginner or have some prior architectural knowledge, this course will equip you with the expertise you need to excel in these fields. Here you find an outline of the course

What You'll Learn:

Foundational Architecture Concepts: We'll build a strong understanding of architectural fundamentals, covering architectural history, design theory, and spatial planning.

Professional AutoCAD Skills: Under the guidance of our experienced architects, you'll master the AutoCAD interface, create both 2D and 3D drawings, and learn essential techniques for practical application.

Hands-on Experience: Throughout the course, you'll work on hands-on projects that apply architectural principles. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to complete a real-world project under the mentorship of our professional engineers, currently working in Germany and Iran.

Who Can Benefit:

This course is designed for current engineering students, recent graduates of 2-year professional programs, or those with degrees from engineering universities.

Why Enroll:

Upon completion of the course, you'll possess the knowledge and skills to comprehend architectural principles and effectively utilize AutoCAD for design and drafting. You'll be well-prepared to tackle architectural challenges, create impressive designs, and pursue further professional education or a career in architecture and design. What’s more, you'll gain hands-on experience in implementing a real project.

Our aim is to empower you with the expertise required to excel in the realms of professional AutoCAD and architecture, whether as a freelancer or within an office setting. We are thrilled to embark on this educational journey with you and help you realize your architectural aspirations. Let's get started!

Our Special Gift to You:

We have a special gift for you! Our experienced engineers are here to help you learn practical techniques for various aspects of your job search journey. In this online course, you'll gain valuable insights into job hunting, crafting an effective CV, leveraging virtual platforms for job creation, and discovering job opportunities in worldwide.

Additionally, we will cover support you with internet data.


The course will start on Saturday 14th and will continue until December. Lessons will be held online on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday at 1 pm (Kabul time).


Upon successful completion of the 4 ECTS-intensify online course, you will receive a certificate from the Academy for Further Education of the University of Education Freiburg, Germany.

Organizing institutions:

The course is organized by the Working Group Afghanistan in close collaboration with the Academy for Further Education of the University of Education.

Learn More About your Course Instructors

Meet your Instructors

We are pleased to introduce Mr. Sharif Akbari, an esteemed expert in the field of Construction Management and Engineering, who will be your instructor for this online course. Mr. Akbari brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our virtual classroom, drawing from a strong foundation in both academia and industry.

Educational Background:

Mr. Akbari holds an MSc in Construction Management and Engineering from the renowned Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to advancing his field. He also holds the prestigious Projct Management Professional (PMP) certification and holds the esteemed title of Engineer title in Germany.

Professional Experience:

With over seven years of practical experience gained through working with international corporations and academic institutions, Mr. Akbari possesses a deep understanding of construction management and engineering. Currently, he is actively involved in the construction sector in Freiburg, Germany, working with a leading architectural design and construction firm.

Research and Publications:

In addition to his practical expertise, Mr. Akbari is a prolific researcher, having authored a substantial body of seven international articles. These publications highlight his unwavering commitment to advancing knowledge within the field of construction management and engineering, and further solidify his reputation as an educator.

As your course instructor, Mr. Akbari seamlessly blends academic rigor with practical insight and a passion for knowledge dissemination. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his mission to nurture the next generation of construction professionals will greatly enhance your learning experience. Expect an educational journey that is not only inspiring and intellectually stimulating but also one that will fully equip you for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead under his expert guidance.

We are delighted to introduce Amila Hosaini, a dedicated professional in the field of Civil Engineering, who will be your esteemed lecturer for this online course. With a robust academic background and extensive international work experience, Ms. Hosaini brings a wealth of expertise to our virtual classroom.


Mrs. Hosaini holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree, showcasing her commitment to mastering the principles of engineering. In addition, she has obtained the title of Diplom-Engineer from Germany, further demonstrating her dedication to professional excellence.

Work Experience:

With over five years of hands-on experience, Amila has worked as an engineer with renowned engineering firms from Germany, France, and Japan while based in Afghanistan. This international exposure has equipped her with a unique perspective on the intricacies of civil engineering, enriched by diverse cultural influences and engineering practices.

Amila Hosaini's extensive knowledge and practical experience make her an invaluable resource for this course. Currently based in Germany, she is well positioned to share her knowledge with you. Her international background and unwavering commitment to her field ensure that you will gain valuable insights and practical knowledge throughout your learning journey. Prepare to be guided by her expertise as you embark on this educational adventure together.

We're thrilled to introduce Mr. Ezzatullah Temury, an experienced Structural Engineer, as one of your course instructors. He excels in training young engineers and has outstanding communication skills. Mr. Temury's extensive knowledge and practical experience enrich our virtual classroom.


Mr. Temury holds an MSc in Construction and Structural Engineering (RCC) with honors from Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University).

Work Experience:

With five years of experience in both national and international NGOs, Mr. Temury specializes in Structural Engineering, particularly RCC vertical structures. He has dedicated four years to teaching at academic engineering centers in Kabul and Gawharshad University. Currently, he works as an engineer at Ista Banai Ajand Engineering Company in Tehran, Iran.

Teaching Experience:

Mr. Temury's unique strength lies in his extensive teaching background. He has successfully mentored aspiring engineers for several years, infusing real-world insights into the classroom.

Benefit from Mr. Temury's up-to-date knowledge and expertise, as he guides you through this course. Be prepared to be inspired, challenged, and well prepared for an exceptional educational journey with Mr. Ezzatullah Temury as your instructor.

We're excited to introduce Hadi Akbari, a skilled professional in the world of architecture and interior design, who will guide you through this course. With a solid educational background and hands-on experience, Mr. Akbari brings a wealth of knowledge to our online course.


Hadi Akbari received his bachelor's degree in architecture from Herat University. He furthered his expertise by obtaining a degree in interior design from Vivid Visual. In his quest for excellence, Mr. Akbari also completed a six-month specialized course in land design within his own studio.

Software Skills:

Mr. Akbari is well-versed in various essential design and rendering software, including:

  • AutoCAD (Phase Two)
  • Modeling: SketchUp, Rhino
  • Rendering: Lumion, Enscape
  • Presentation: Photoshop, Illustrator

His proficiency in these software tools will greatly enhance your learning experience and practical skills in the fields of design and architecture.

As your course instructor, Hadi Akbari combines a strong educational foundation with practical expertise in design software. His dedication to helping you grasp the ins and outs of architecture and interior design will make your learning journey both informative and enjoyable. Get ready for an enriching educational experience with him as your trusted guide.


Please register here (closed)

Thank you for your interest in this course. The course has been exceptionally well received and we already have far more people than we can accommodate. That's why we have closed registration. We hope that we'll be able to offer you a second course soon.