The training of engineers at German universities enjoys high regard internationally. In comparison with engineering training in China, it is far more hands-on. Do the differences in the degree systems also lead to better qualified or less well-qualified engineers?
There's no doubt: Product managing directors are in demand. For graduates, this is an advantage, as opportunities for entry and career opportunities in the field are good – as is the salary.
Academics spoke to the VCI´s director for science Gerd Romanowski, technical and environmental affairs about different types of employment and career opportunities in the chemical industry.