The most comprehensive study on corporate eLearning in the DACH region

For 5 years now, the eLearning Journal has been using the eLearning BENCHMARKING study to investigate the use of digital media in vocational education and training in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


The eLearning BENCHMARKING study is made up of various substudies, in each year different practice-relevant topics are examined. This provides deep insights into the eLearning practice of the German-speaking economy including current benchmarking figures on the current use of eLearning measures as well as expected trends and future developments in the coming years.
Study participants per year
Questions on relevant topics
years BENCHMARKING study

Study participants company size


Currentstudy results

The editorial evaluation of the eLearning BENCHMARKING Study 2018 consists of 6 Substudies and for the first time also offers international study results within the scope of the provider study. As in previous years, the survey focused primarily on companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland using eLearning. In addition, both national and international eLearning service providers were invited to participate in the 2018 eLearning BENCHMARKING Study. In total, 908 eLearning professionals took part.


Digital Transformation, Mobile Learning, Language training. Talent Management, Competence Management


Manufacturing, Resources, Trade, Transport, Logistics, Finance and Insurance, Public Administration, Health and Social Services, Information and Communication, Services

Target groups:

eLearning Professionals, personnel developers, HR/ personnel managers, training and further education managers, trainers, coaches as well as national and international service providers

The 6 Substudies as a free download

Preview: eLearning BENCHMARKING Study 2019

In the coming year, the editorial staff of the eLearning Journal will continue to provide new insights into the use of digital media in in-company training with the eLearning BENCHMARKING Study 2019. First results of the new study will be presented at didacta 2019 within the special area eLearningSUMMIT@didacta2019 on the stage “FORUM eLearning”.


Survey period: November 2018 to April 2019

Key Topics

Digital transformation, artificial intelligence, soft skills, data protection and language training.


The editorially evaluated study will be published in summer 2019.