In the case of postings to another EU/EEA state or to Switzerland, A1 certificates protect against double insurance. As of 1 January 2019, the electronic application and certification procedure for A1 forms will become mandatory. The practical handling of this procedure represents a considerable challenge for employers.
Analysis of 1700 questionnaires shows deficits in specialist knowledge about industry 4.0 Universities must develop curricula for industry 4.0 Employees must be prepared for digital change through further training strategies
Almost 200,000 engineers are employed in mechanical and plant engineering - a new record. In order to ensure competitiveness, the digital age change must also be reflected in engineering education. Curricula and teaching methods must be further developed. A joint basic engineering science course could improve networking in teaching.
The law on the immigration of skilled workers is an important building block to improve the situation in the future. For the first time, all the authorities and ministries needed in this process are now involved.
Young professionals find attractive jobs in mechanical engineering. Hardly any other industry is so versatile and brings different disciplines together so closely.
As a supplier and user, mechanical engineering is at the heart of today's and tomorrow's technologies, providing solutions and making things possible. Clever minds with
Motivation is welcome here - there is a lot to discover and to develop!
Hartmut Rauen, Deputy Executive Director of the VDMA, explains where he sees the greatest challenges for industry 4.0 in engineering education, how he assesses the state of engineering education at universities and what role he attributes to industry in future engineering education.
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