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Our IT apprenticeship areas

Faculty 3 – Mathematics and Computer Science operates many servers and computer workstations that use various operating systems. If you would like to know more about an apprenticeship in an area with state-of-the-art technology and many exciting research projects, click here.

The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM / Drop Tower Bremen) operates several numeric computer clusters and various virtual servers for the research and technical staff and those in administration.

Administrative Unit 54 is responsible for IT support in the academic areas of the University of Bremen. Our work areas are the server- and workstations, which use a wide variety of operating systems and applications. We provide interested people with the opportunity to gain a qualification as an IT specialist for system integration. For more information, please get in touch with us!

IT specialist: Application development

IT specialists in the area of application development test existing applications, adapt them, improve them, and develop user interfaces that meet the needs of the application. In addition, they remedy errors by using expert or diagnostic systems and advise and train users.

Duties include:

  • Creating, implementing, and maintaining software

  • Drafting test concepts

  • Creating software documentation

  • Implementing user training

The vocational training takes three years.

Requirements:

  • Basic experience with PCs and PC applications

  • Good school grades in English, German, and mathematics

  • Interest in solving problems

  • Flexibility and ability to work in a team

  • Reliability, commitment, and ambition

Contact:

Thorsten Coordes

Tel. +49 (0)421 218 57879

thorsten.coordes@zarm.uni-bremen.de

IT specialist: System integration

IT specialists in the area of system integration ensure that IT systems work. They install and network devices from smartphones to servers – often in heterogeneous networks. In this way, they provide and keep important communication channels available. They support users with technical issues and solve IT problems that occur quickly and with flexibility.

Duties include:

  • Planning and configuring systems for information and telecommunications technology

  • Setting up, managing, and operating IT systems based on customer requirements

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting for malfunctions that occur

  • Advising users with regard to selecting and using IT systems

  • Creating system documentation

  • Implementing computer training

The vocational training takes three years and is conducted in part in cooperation with privately-owned companies in the context of a collaborative training venture.

Requirements:

  • Interest in working with computers and basic technical understanding

  • Above average school grades in the natural sciences, mathematics and English

  • Team spirit

Contact:
Jürgen Hubrich
Tel. +49 421 218 61410
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Torsten Radeke
Tel. +49 421 218 63544
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Thorsten Coordes
Tel. +49 421 218 57879
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Carsten Schulz
Tel. +49 421 218 50145
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Degree apprenticeship in informatics

Our degree apprenticeship in informatics is a practice-oriented and academic-based apprenticeship in a company and at the University of Bremen or the University of Applied Sciences. This degree apprenticeship in informatics combines the vocational training for an IT specialist in the area of system integration with a simultaneous course of study in computer science at the University of Bremen or Bremen City University of Applied Sciences. A Bachelor of Science degree is awarded.

Duties include:

  • Planning and configuring systems for information and telecommunications technology

  • Setting up, managing, and operating IT systems based on customer requirements

  • Analyzing and troubleshooting for malfunctions that occur

  • Advising users with regard to selecting and using IT systems

  • Creating system documentation

  • Implementing computer training

  • The vocational training takes four years.

Requirements:

  • At least a qualification for entrance to a university of applied sciences

  • Interest in working with computers and basic technical understanding

  • Above average school grades in mathematics and English

  • Team spirit

Contact:
Jürgen Hubrich
Tel. +49 421 218 61410
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