Dual Study Courses

Together with the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), SHW Automotive offers

  • the dual Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering with a major in design and development in Heidenheim and
  • the dual Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering with a major in production engineering as well as the dual Bachelor degree in industrial engineering with a specialization in production and logistics in Horb on the Neckar.

The phases of theory study at the DHBW combined alternate with hands-on practice on the SHW Automotive shop floor alternate during the course (the so-called "dual principle"). This special blend of theory and practice provides graduates with the perfect conditions for entering professional life.

After successful completion of the study course, the "Bachelor of Engineering" degree is awarded. The qualification is recognized by all leading universities. On successful completion of your degree, as a junior member of the company, you will have interesting prospects for your future at SHW Automotive. The dual study course lasts 3 years and is offered at the SHW Automotive plants in Aalen-Wasseralfingen (mechanical engineering) and in Bad-Schussenried (mechanical engineering and industrial engineering).