Gold reserves – historical angles and inventory management

Application deadline

15 April 2022


Participants of this online course will have the opportunity to gain a broad overview of historical aspects of gold reserves in the monetary system. Furthermore, you will get a close look at the different phases in the development of Germany’s gold reserves and approaches for organising inventory management. The online course will also serve as a convenient forum for central bankers from around the world to enter into discussion and share their expert views.


  • Currency reserves, gold and monetary policy
  • Gold development
  • End of the gold standard in Germany – Hyperinflation
  • Five phases of the development of Germany’s gold reserves after 1945
  • Gold inventory management
  • LBMA / LGD standard / Refiners
  • International overview
  • Accounting

Target group

This online course is aimed at those working in central banks who are interested in the history of gold as part of the monetary system and its continuing importance up to the present day. It will be of use to central bankers involved in the inventory management of reserves or supervising the relevant procedures.

Technical requirements

Computer with microphone, camera, speakers or headphones; an up-to-date internet browser.

Online application

Please apply online by clicking on the registration button within the application period. 

Registration deadline: 15. April 2022, 23:59 p.m.