Rostock is one of the success stories from the former East Germany and has managed to attract industry and manufacturing back to the town.
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?
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.