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Improve the way vehicles and people, for instance, communicate with each other. As a development and project engineer, you are right there when a new innovation emerges. And when it is tested and eventually produced.

Overview of technical courses

Many opportunities, one direction: up. Below is an overview of technical dual study options with Mercedes-Benz.

Technical courses

The integration of the latest technological developments in the automotive industry is both a goal and a challenge. In the field of study Automation, the focus is on hardware and software solutions in process automation.

Theory

Basic subjects include mathematics, physics, digital technology, electronics and measurement technology, computer science, electrical engineering, control engineering and microcomputer technology.

The specific modules teach e.g. industrial bus systems, real-time systems, robotics and autonomous systems.

Practical experience
During the practical phase you will gain experience e.g. in product and process development, measurement and testing technology, planning, production and quality assurance or in project management.

Fields of application

  • In process development: You plan and develop electrotechnical systems, optimize systems and processes for production, integrate robotics applications into production and thus actively shape our path to the Smart Factory and Industry 4.0.
  • In production planning: You plan and procure appropriate systems in close contact with suppliers, test them, ensure their introduction and communicate with the operators.
  • In production: You plan and optimize automated production processes or effectively coordinate electronic subsystems.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

The integration of the latest technological developments in the automotive industry is both a goal and a challenge. In the degree program Electrical Engineering - Vehicle Electronics, autonomous driving and alternative driving concepts are addressed to a particular extent.

Theory

Basic subjects include, e.g. mathematics, physics, digital technology, electronics and measurement technology, computer science, electrical engineering, control engineering and microcomputer technology.

Practical experience

During the practical phases, you will gain experience, for example, in product and process development, measurement and testing technology, planning, production and quality assurance or project management.

In the specific modules, you will learn e.g. vehicle technology and vehicle electronics, bus systems and simulation technology, driver assistance systems and electric drives.

Fields of application

  • In vehicle development: design and optimization of electric motors in interaction with power electronics, analysis of complex interrelationships taking into account the influences of regulation and control, cooperation with vehicle design, overall vehicle design, departments responsible for components and external service providers; planning and implementation of the necessary functional tests in the system network, on test benches and in test vehicles.
  • In quality management: monitoring of the component scope from the initial conceptual idea through the development phase to sampling and release of the component. You accompany the construction and commissioning of the production line of our suppliers up to the release. In doing so, you monitor compliance with Daimler quality requirements.
  • In development: development of the electric powertrain, HV systems (battery), driver assistance systems and electric/electronic (E/E) architecture (assistance systems, infotainment, energy management).

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

With the Embedded Systems degree program, you combine engineering with information technology. The "embedded" systems are an interaction of perfectly coordinated hardware and software components and fulfill precisely defined tasks. For example, in our vehicles in infotainment, assistance and safety systems or in autonomous driving.

Theory

In addition to the classic subjects such as mathematics, physics, electrical engineering and information technology, the field of study also includes course-specific content such as automotive software engineering, embedded systems, connected car and autonomous systems.

Practical Experience

Within the scope of exciting projects, you will get to know work processes and responsibilities in IT, as well as development and production areas. In training courses on topics such as automotive electronics or analog, digital and microprocessor technology, you will gain first-hand know-how.

Fields of Application

- Vehicle development: development of simulation software, information systems and vehicle control units, further development of autonomous driving

- Software development: Development of state-of-the-art front-end as well as back-end solutions in compliance with Mercedes-Benz-specific programming specifications, conventions and security aspects.

- Process development: You plan and develop electro technical systems and their networking, optimize systems and processes for production, integrate robotics applications into production and thus actively shape our path to the Smart Factory and Industry 4.0.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Information scientists transfer real-world processes to computer systems by translating the task into suitable models and then mapping them onto software systems. In the Computational Data Science major, the following content is essential: artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, machine learning, data management, software architectures for Big Data.

Theory

Mathematics, process automation and real-time systems, software engineering, communication and network technology are among your main subjects.

Practical experience

Within the scope of exciting projects, you will get to know the work processes and responsibilities of the IT and production areas. You will accompany experts and help shape the digitalization of the working world. The focus is on the collection, processing and evaluation of data.

Areas of application

  • Software development: Developing state-of-the-art frontend as well as back-end solutions in compliance with Mercedes-Benz specific programming specifications, conventions and security aspects.
  • Data science and machine learning: evaluating data and measurement results, deriving regularities and making forecasts
  • IT production and logistics control: software development and adaptation of data processing, handling of production-critical IT systems
  • IT network support/network administration including data security, data encryption, internet and intranet
  • IT networking and monitoring of production machines: collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from production and its environment in the context of Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Information scientists transfer real-world processes to computer systems by translating the task into suitable models and then mapping them onto software systems. In the field of study Information Technology, students learn to develop solutions at the interfaces of operational tasks, technical applications and computer systems. The basis for this is knowledge of the interface between hardware and software.

Theory

Mathematics, process automation and real-time systems, software engineering, communication and network technology are among your main subjects.

Practical experience

Within the scope of exciting projects, you will get to know the work processes and responsibilities of the IT and production areas. You will work alongside experts and help shape the digitalization of production processes.

Fields of application

  • Software development: Development of state-of-the-art front-end and back-end solutions in compliance with Mercedes-Benz-specific programming specifications, conventions and security aspects
  • IT networking and monitoring of production machines: collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from production and its environment in the context of Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things
  • IT production and logistics control: software development and adaptation of data processing, handling of production-critical IT systems
  • IT network support/network administration including data security, data encryption, internet and intranet
  • Measurement and testing technology: data acquisition, analysis, interpretation and evaluation of measurement results in quality assurance

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Information scientists transfer real-world processes to computer systems by translating the task into suitable models and then mapping them onto software systems. In the IT Automotive field of study, the development of control and monitoring systems as well as the design and use of driver assistance and driver information systems are of particular importance.

Theory

Mathematics, process automation and real-time systems, software engineering, communication and network technology are among your main subjects. You have the possibility to specialize in different fields of study.

Practical experience

Within the scope of exciting projects, you will get to know the work processes and responsibilities of IT in the company. You will accompany experts and work on the further development of driver assistance systems, for example.

Fields of application

  • Vehicle development: Development of simulation software, information systems and vehicle control units
  • Software development: Development of state-of-the-art front-end and back-end solutions in compliance with Daimler-specific programming specifications, conventions and security aspects
  • Measurement and test engineering: data acquisition, analysis and interpretation of test benches and crash tests
  • IT production and logistics control: software development and adaptation of data processing, handling of production-critical IT systems
  • IT network support/network administration including data security, data encryption, internet and intranet

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Information scientists transfer real-world processes to computer systems by translating the task into suitable models and then mapping these models onto software systems. The following contents are essential to the IT Security major: IT Security, Network and Data Security, Cloud Technologies.

Theory

Mathematics, process automation and real-time systems, software engineering, communication and network technology are among your main subjects.

Practical experience

Within the scope of exciting projects, you will get to know the work processes and responsibilities of the IT and production areas. You will accompany experts and help shape the digitalization of the working world. The focus here is on data security and protection.

Fields of application

  • Software development: Developing state-of-the-art front-end as well as back-end solutions in compliance with Mercedes-Benz-specific programming specifications, conventions and security aspects
  • IT security: Ensuring the operational security of the company's internal systems and networks and protecting against attacks and failures
  • IT production and logistics control: software development and adaptation of data processing, handling of production-critical IT systems
  • IT network support/network administration including data security, data encryption, internet and intranet
  • IT networking and monitoring of production machines: collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from production and its environment in the context of Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Mechanical engineers master the design and testing of new and further development of products, plan and design machines and systems or control and monitor production and assembly. Production engineering deals with product manufacturing: from product and production planning, production machines and manufacturing processes to quality management. During the dual study program, students learn about manufacturing processes, types of production, necessary machines, various measuring and testing methods, and logistical processes.

Theory

In addition to the basic subjects of mathematics and physics as well as design, technical mechanics and strength of materials theory, you will acquire a broad knowledge of various manufacturing processes.

Practical training

Training courses on control technology, CNC technology, CAD and other topics bring you into contact with the entire range of tasks and applications in mechanical engineering - and with the company in which you can make a career. From the third practical semester onwards, you will work independently on projects in specialist areas and, for example, investigate new manufacturing processes.

Fields of application

  • Production: Responsibility for technical processes in production
  • Planning: Design and supervision of production facilities
  • Process development: Development of new technologies for manufacturing plants (robot lines, laser welding systems, etc.)
  • Quality assurance: Development of test equipment and testing of components on test benches for function and safety
  • Plant project planning and procurement
  • Equipment design
  • Project purchasing, technical purchasing

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Mechanical engineers master the design and testing of new and further development of products, and plan and design machines and systems. The vehicle systems engineering degree program integrates technological change from mechanics to electronics as well as information technology and is becoming a competitive factor in the automotive industry.

Theory

In addition to the classic mechanical engineering fundamentals of design, mechanics, strength, materials, manufacturing, and thermodynamics, a multidisciplinary foundation in electrical engineering and computer science is taught from the beginning of the program.

Practical training

Training courses on control technology, CNC technology, CAD and other topics will familiarize you with the entire range of tasks and applications in mechanical engineering. From the third practical semester onwards, you will work independently on projects in the department and further develop components on the vehicle.

Fields of application

  • Development: Development and design of aggregates, car bodies and other vehicle components
  • Testing: Testing of power units, bodies and components on test benches and during vehicle trials as well as crash tests with regard to safety and function
  • Process development: development of new technologies for manufacturing equipment (robot lines, laser welding systems, etc.)
  • Quality assurance: developing test equipment and testing components on test benches and in crash tests for function and safety

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

For those who want to play an active role in shaping modern locomotion, the Vehicle Systems Engineering and Electromobility course of study offers extensive opportunities. The degree program primarily combines content from mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology and, to a certain extent, business administration, thus creating a solid basis for complex, interdisciplinary interrelationships. These fundamentals are supplemented by specific content, e.g. energy storage, safety in high-voltage systems, electromobility technology and systems, and lightweight construction.

Theory

You will acquire a sound knowledge of mathematics, physics, design, materials, electrical engineering, electronics, computer science and programming. From the 3rd semester onwards, you will deepen your knowledge and specialize in a field of study such as vehicle systems engineering and electromobility. This involves combining different subjects and determining additional content. After six semesters, you will complete your studies with the "Bachelor of Engineering".

Practical experience

You will be integrated into day-to-day business, take on tasks independently and thus quickly develop the skills to solve problems and make decisions. Specific courses on CAD, automotive engineering, programming and electrical engineering, as well as project tasks, complete your practical knowledge.

Fields of application

  • Project engineer: a wide variety of tasks, e.g. in connection with the engine and its peripherals
  • Production/planning: design and operation of production facilities, adaptation and integration of systems available on the market
  • Testing: design of test rigs, evaluation of measurement results, derivation of limit values and specifications
  • Development: further development and improvement of electromechanical systems such as ESP, driver assistance systems or (alternative) drives
  • Process technology: Investigation of new technological solutions with regard to their applicability and production capability, e.g. for fuel cells or hybrid drives
  • Quality management: development of test equipment and testing of components on test benches and in crash tests for function and safety

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz Group AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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