Developing New Talents at Klingelnberg

With every start of our training programs, we offer a limited number of dual study and part-time study places to suitable candidates.

Cooperative Engineer Training (KIA)

Complete a recognized professional training program as an industrial mechanic or electrician for production engineering and combine your training with one of the following Bachelor degree programs:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Degree upon completion: Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)

Length of study: shortened training period with parallel degree program lasting four-and-a-half years in total

We’re partnering with the Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Velbert/Heiligenhaus campus.

Dual Degree Programs

We offer additional dual degree programs in various disciplines as needed: 

  • General Computer Science 

Degree upon completion: Bachelor of Science 

Length of study: four years

We’re partnering with the Cologne University of Applied Sciences (TH Köln), Gummersbach campus.


  • Applied Computer Science (Software Engineering)

Degree upon completion: Bachelor of Engineering

Length of study: three years

We’re partnering with the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Mannheim campus (DHBW Mannheim).

Part-Time Degree Programs 

Students can complete the following degree program at Klingelnberg while continuing to work: 

  • Business Administration

Degree upon completion: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Length of study: three-and-a-half years

We’re partnering with the Rheinische Fachhochschule Cologne (RFH Köln), Cologne campus and Wermelskirchen campus.

The part-time degree programs allow employees to earn a degree and develop their skills on an individual basis as part of their continuing vocational training. 

Send us your application if:

  • You already know that you want to achieve more than others and are also ready to invest more.
  • You have earned the (Fach-)Abitur secondary school leaving certificate with a very good grade point average, or you will do so this year.
  • You have a keen interest in all things technical and are eager to apply your talent at a company on the leading edge of technology.



Preparatory and Professional Internships for Engineering Degree Programs

Every year, we offer placements for preparatory or part-time internships in the following fields of study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Engineering
  • Materials Engineering/Science/Testing


Planning this type of internship requires advance notice. Please submit your application early (at least three months before starting the internship).

To complete a preparatory internship, you must hold a (Fach-)Abitur secondary school leaving certificate with a good or very good grade point average and a focus in mathematics or natural sciences.

To complete a professional internship, you must have good examination results; please submit a transcript of your exam results as proof.


Possible internship topics:

  • Machining
  • Tool and fixture manufacture
  • Assembly and disassembly
  • Thermal joining and separation technology, heat treatment
  • Maintenance, servicing and repair
  • Measurement, testing, quality control
  • Production control
  • Design, development, research
  • Testing
  • Process planning
  • Production and factory planning
  • And many more


Submit your complete application (preferably by e-mail), along with the current examination guidelines for the relevant institution of higher education.

Academic Theses

We also offer students the opportunity to complete (topic-specific) practice-oriented academic final theses (Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctoral theses) in engineering or business.

Mandy Pitscher

At Klingelnberg since 2012

Extraordinary career opportunities

“I highly recommend the dual studies cooperative program with Klingelnberg. It’s a great opportunity for young people and provides amazing career prospects.” 

Mandy Pitscher






Business Training
Lisa Offermann 

Technical/Industrial Vocational Careers
Ralf Biesenbach 

Markus Fiedler


Peterstraße 45
42499 Hückeswagen, Germany


Contact person Education / Studies Ettlingen:

Konstantin Günther
Industriestraße 19
76275 Ettlingen, Germany

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