Studying at GEBHARDT

Professional practice includes a wide range of career opportunities, including design, development, production, project planning, customer support, materials management and sales.

The dual study programme teaches the requisite knowledge for scientific and engineering methods and practices, including the fundamentals of BWL at DHBW Heilbronn, DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. You then have the opportunity to apply and implement your theoretical knowledge in practice at GEBHARDT.

In addition to dual programmes, we also offers studies with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences in seven study programmes.

Dual Study Programme

Applied Information Technology

Modern software and computer technologies are essential when it comes to setting our systems in motion. Our applied information technology students are IT specialists who develop and program our in-house software solutions, are responsible for all control-side management and processing of projects in the warehouse control industry and create innovative, application-oriented information and system technologies.

 

Tasks

  • Developing software and information systems
  • Optimising and maintaining our software solutions
  • Control-side management and processing of warehouse control projects
  • Technical, organisational and commercial quality assurance
  • Creating, developing, maintaining and adapting programs
  • Troubleshooting with diagnosis systems

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills:

  • Technical understanding and enjoy programming
  • Careful way of working
  • Open nature and very good concentration skills
  • Ability to think in the abstract and logically

 

Timeline and University

The dual information technology programme comprises six semesters. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. A four-week stay at one of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location suits you best.

 

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their interests and skills, these range form conception and development of software to control of internal warehouse control systems.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

Electrical Engineering

Almost every device, machine and intralogistics system conceals some element of electrical engineering. Our students are specialists in control, measurement and regulation technology, and their automation. Added to this is complete control-side management and processing of projects in the warehouse control industry.

 

Tasks

  • Developing and designing new automation systems
  • Designing and implementing automation functions
  • Maintaining and servicing machinery and systems
  • Troubleshooting faults in automated systems

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills

  • An interest in electrical engineering and automation
  • Technical understanding of processes and their workflows
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Good ability to concentrate

 

Timeline and University

The dual electrical engineering programme comprises six semesters. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. Depending on the field, this may be up to two semesters in length. A four-week stay at one of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location suits you best.

 

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include in system programming and control of warehouse control systems, as well as in the development of technical processes.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

Industrial Management

To be able to meet the needs of our customers, we produce continuously, purchase raw materials, accessories and new machinery, maintain systems and are in contact with our clients worldwide. These involve a wide range of commercial tasks – our students in industrial management are true ‘all-rounders’. Their main activities and places of work are varied and range from computational and organisational to creative and administrative work.

 

Tasks

  • Analysing customer requirements and developing marketing concepts and campaigns
  • Cost and performance accounting and investment budgeting
  • Implementing recruitment measures, personnel and job interviews
  • Supporting projects, from needs determination to delivery fulfilment
  • Analysing current states and deriving further development proposals

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills:

  • Economic understanding
  • Considerable interest in commercial processes
  • Own initiative, team spirit, flexibility and commitment

 

Timeline and University

The dual industrial management programme comprises six semesters. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. Depending on the field, this may be up to two semesters in length. A four-week stay at one of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location suits you best.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their particular focus, these can include finance and accounting, purchasing, sales, HR, marketing or controlling.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

Mechanical Engineering

As a mechanical engineering specialist, planning, developing and constructing machinery and systems are our everyday activities. Mechanical engineering students can be found wherever we manufacture machines or use them in large quantities. They are experts in new or continued development of our product range and are responsible for optimising existing machines and systems.

 

Tasks

  • Planning and executing as well as evaluating and documenting tests
  • Conceiving products in different degrees of detail
  • Following the development process for new products, from finding ideas to first drafts, designs and production

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills:

  • Technical understanding and enjoy drawing
  • Good spatial imagination
  • Good ability to concentrate
  • Team skills

 

Timeline and University

The dual mechanical engineering programme comprises six semesters, over three years. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. Depending on the field, this may be up to two semesters in length. A twelve-week stay at two of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location suits you best.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include design, development and product management. Depending on their interests and skills, our graduates can also choose a career in sales, as our products demand a high level of technical understanding.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

Information Systems

Modern information and communications technologies are essential for all businesses. Our information systems students have a dual qualification – they are specialists in solving business operational challenges and in mastering them using IT-supported data processing systems.

 

Tasks

 

  • Analysing the current state of existing IT systems and possible vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the system
  • Advising management and departments on technical solution options
  • Developing ideas and concepts for implementation
  • Introducing and checking IT structures
  • Further developing integral operational information systems

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills:

  • Economic understanding
  • Interest in commercial processes and in operational communications and information systems
  • Own initiative, team spirit, flexibility and commitment

 

Timeline and University

The dual information systems programme comprises six semesters. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. Depending on the field, this may be up to two semesters in length. A four-week stay at one of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Heilbronn, DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location and study focus suits you best.

DHBW Heilbronn – information systems (data science)

DHBW Heilbronn – information systems (business engineering)

DHBW Heilbronn – Wirtschaftsinformatik (Software Engineering)

DHBW Karlsruhe – information systems (software engineering)

DHBW Karlsruhe – information systems (data science)

DHBW Mannheim – information systems (application management)

DHBW Mosbach – information systems

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their interests and skills, these include in our own SAP department or in process management for cross-department, cross-sectional projects.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

Industrial Engineering

As a mechanical engineering company, we undertake a wide range of technical, commercial and industrial assignments. Our industrial engineering students are interdisciplinary, specialising in both technical and commercial areas and combining the thinking and technical vocabulary of both economists and engineers.

Tasks

International technical project management (ITP)

  • Planning, coordinating and managing our intralogistics projects
  • Communicating with customers in Germany and abroad

International production and logistics (IPL)

  • Coordinating and planning logistics processes in production and sales
  • Product-specific selection of manufacturing processes
  • Planning production processes, as far as planning entire plants and the accompanying logistics processes

International technical sales management (ITV)

  • Customer-oriented and market-oriented thinking to identify needs and be able to present solutions
  • Communicating with customers in Germany and abroad

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification: with DHBW suitability test

Skills:

  • Interest in technical and business areas
  • Open nature and team skills
  • Careful way of working
  • Commitment and resilience

 

Timeline and University

The dual industrial engineering programme comprises six semesters. Practical and theoretical phases alternate. The latter are 12 weeks long, while individual practical phases vary in length. At the end of a theoretical phase, performance is always tested by means of examinations. Scientific work is also required to complement the examinations. In total, this will amount to several project reports or papers and the bachelor’s dissertation to be completed at the end of the course. The university will also offer a period abroad. Depending on the field, this may be up to two semesters in length. A four-week stay at one of our international branches also forms part of the practical phase at GEBHARDT, in order to acquire international experience.

Theoretical fundamentals can be learned at DHBW Karlsruhe, DHBW Mannheim or DHBW Mosbach. GEBHARDT is happy to let you decide which location and study focus suits you best.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their focus and specialisation, they may find themselves in sales, project planning or management, order preparation, technical purchasing, production or logistics management or even after-sales service.

 

Please see here for open dual study programme positions!

 

Studies with In-Depth Practice

Automation Technology and Electrical Machine Engineering

Automation technology and electrical machine engineering studies teach the fundamentals you need to make a start in production technology. At the beginning, you will gain an insight into mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology. You will then delve in more detail into the design of production systems and control technology.

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • An interest in electrical engineering and automation
  • Technical understanding of processes and their workflows
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Good ability to concentrate

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to four: Basic and main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include in system programming and control of warehouse control systems, as well as in the development of technical processes.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Business Engineering Logistics

The business engineering logistics bachelor’s programme is the ideal link between business, technology and applied information technology and the future topic of logistics. It prepares you for future challenges such as digitalisation, sustainability and internationalisation in logistics.

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • An interest in technology and business, particularly in logistics
  • Open nature and team skills
  • Careful way of working
  • Commitment and resilience

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their focus and specialisation, they may find themselves in logistics, production management, order preparation, technical purchasing or even after-sales service.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Industrial Engineering

The industrial engineering bachelor’s programme at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences gives you extensive knowledge and methodological skills in engineering and business administration. It also includes key qualifications such as social and language skills and communication and teamwork.

 

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

 

  • Interest in technical and business areas
  • Open nature and team skills
  • Careful way of working
  • Commitment and resilience

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. Depending on their focus and specialisation, they may find themselves in sales, project planning or management, order preparation, technical purchasing, production or logistics management or even after-sales service.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Electrical Systems Engineering

The electrical systems engineering bachelor’s programme provides you with an understanding of how modern electronic systems work. Basic studies will teach you the essential fundamentals of mathematics, information technology, physics and electronics. The main studies will allow you to specialise according to what interests you and where your strengths lie.

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • An interest in electrical engineering and automation
  • Technical understanding of processes and their workflows
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Good ability to concentrate

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include in system programming and control of warehouse control systems, as well as in the development of technical processes.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Electrical Engineering

The electrical engineering bachelor’s programme at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences gives you broad engineering knowledge – in addition to general engineering fundamentals, you will also learn the subject-specific skills of an electrical engineer.

Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • An interest in electrical engineering and automation
  • Technical understanding of processes and their workflows
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Good ability to concentrate

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include in system programming and control of warehouse control systems, as well as in the development of technical processes.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Mechanical Engineering

The mechanical engineering bachelor’s programme at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences will teach you how to develop and design new machinery and systems. You will gain an understanding of how innovative technologies can be combined with solid mechanical engineering fundamentals and will learn how to combine your knowledge from divergent technical sciences to create forward-focused solutions.


Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • Technical understanding and enjoy drawing
  • Good spatial imagination
  • Good ability to concentrate
  • Team skills

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include design, development and product management. Depending on their interests and skills, our graduates can also choose a career in sales, as our products demand a high level of technical understanding.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!

Mechatronics and Robotics

The mechatronics and robotics bachelor’s programme is the bridge between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology. On this programme, you will learn methodological and interdisciplinary approaches to help you solve technical challenges.


Requirements

School leaving certificate:

  • Higher education entrance qualification
  • Advanced technical college entrance qualification

Skills:

  • An interest in electrical engineering and a technical understanding
  • Enjoy drawing and have good spatial imagination
  • Good ability to concentrate
  • Team skills

 

Timeline and University

This course is a course of study with in-depth practice at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. This means that you will study full-time, and gain practical experience at GEBHARDT during periods in which no lectures are scheduled.

Compared to the dual study programme, this course allows you to start either in the summer or winter semester.

Studies are divided into seven semesters:

  • Semesters one to two: Basic studies at the university
  • Semesters three to four: Main studies at the university
  • Semester five: Practical semester at GEBHARDT
  • Semester six In-depth study at the university
  • Semester seven: Bachelor’s dissertation at GEBHARDT

You will also be with us during periods in which no lectures are scheduled, to allow you to gain practical work experience.

 

Future Prospects

Once they have completed their studies with us, our students find employment in a range of areas. These include design, development and product management.

 

You can find open positions for studies with in-depth practice here!