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 (Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln), Cologne 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.





Ralf Biesenbach
Lina Kroisl
Pia Wöhler 

Peterstraße 45
42499 Hückeswagen, Germany


Contact person Education / Studies Ettlingen:

Konstantin Günther
Industriestraße 19
76275 Ettlingen, Germany

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