Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Industrial Engineering

DHBW study at Häfele: Industrial Engineering - International Technical Sales and Purchasing

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Industrial Engineering - International Technical Sales and Purchasing

We are looking for young people who are interested in the connections between technical and business topics and are enthusiastic about tasks related to technical products and projects on an international level. The practical training is combined with the studies.


Training content

We provide comprehensive practical training in the different areas of the company:

  • Purchasing and International Procurement
  • Category Management
  • Domestic sales (main administration and distributed sales offices)
  • Foreign sales (different export groups)
  • Subsidiary Häfele Engineering (Product Management, Product Engineering and International Sales)
  • Foreign sales subsidiaries
  • Foreign purchasing subsidiary
  • Production plants

Theoretical content is taught at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Stuttgart on Campus Horb. The basic lectures include:

  • Mathematics
  • Technical Physics and Mechanics
  • Design theory
  • Production engineering
  • Information technology
  • Technical sales and purchasing
  • Business administration and economics
  • Project management
  • Finance and Accounting, Controlling
  • Law and Marketing
  • Intercultural Management


Duration of training

The duration of the course is three years. A shorter period is not possible.



General requirements

  • Communicative skills
  • Commitment and initiative
  • Mobility and flexibility
  • Reliability and team spirit
  • Conceptual thinking and working methods
  • Enthusiasm for technical products and their application
  • Interest in tasks in sales and purchasing (at the interface between technology and business administration)

Scholastic performance

  • Good school grades in German, mathematics and English
  • The training can be completed with the following qualifications: vocational college II and SATs or general higher education entrance qualification.


Interested? If so, please send us your application documents (personal letter, CV in tabular format and copies of your last two references). You can apply directly via our online application form or send your application to

Do you have any questions about training and study?

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