Mechanical engineering/Production & development

The dual studies program at the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten combines industrial mechanic vocational training with university studies in mechanical engineering. This means you attain two qualifications in parallel. Lectures such as project and quality management equip you with the required knowledge to actively participate in project management while still studying. Other areas of focus in these studies are on automation and forming technology and production and manufacturing planning. On successfully completing your studies, you will be equipped to take on diverse specialized tasks in mechanical engineering. This provides the ideal basis for your future professional career at EBZ.

Training and educational content at EBZ:

  • The fundamentals of machine and manual metalworking: Turning, milling, grinding, sawing, drilling, reaming, filing, thread cutting, cutting and forming.
  • Fundamentals of pneumatics and robot programming
  • Cooperation in the production of punching tools and forming dies for body components and the installation and commissioning of body-in-white plants in EBZ and on site at the customer’s facility
  • Planning and design of body-in-white plants and punching tools and forming dies
  • Support of our project teams, taking scheduling, costs and quality into consideration
  • Preparation of practical dissertations and the bachelor thesis in the product area
A dual student working with his tablet in the office.

Study content at the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten:

  • Material science
  • Technical mechanics
  • Design
  • Mathematics and physics
  • Automation
  • Forming technology


Duration of studies:

4.5 years
Begins on September 1st

Study location:

University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten

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What you contribute: 

  • A high school diploma or certificate of qualification for university entrance
  • A good knowledge of mathematics and physics
  • A capacity for planning and organization
  • An understanding of mechanical engineering
  • A good command of English and capacity for teamwork


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