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Skilled Workforce Potential
The Strength of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Both the statewide networking of universities and research institutions and the training provided within companies contribute to the high level of workforce potential in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has a high proportion of MINT courses(mathematics, information technology, natural sciences, technology). This is where the engineers and scientists of tomorrow are trained. This creates an important contribution to the promotion of future and higher-value jobs in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

In addition, there are approximately 24,000 trainees in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. However, the approximately 74,000 comm uters also play a major role in attracting employees. Many of the skilled workers who still regularly travel from here to work in another state want a job close to home.

Best work-life balance

Family-friendliness has been a top priority in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern for years. A large number of free daycare centers in the state take care of about 96 percent of all girls and boys between the ages of three and school entry. More and more companies are enthusiastic about the benefits and decide to invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, not least because of the promising potential for skilled workers. Five state colleges and universities in Rostock, Greifswald, Neubrandenburg, Stralsund and Wismar offer a wide range of opportunities for research cooperation. Innovative solutions for your sustainable success are developed for manufacturing companies in university-related research centers. You too can make use of a modern and family-friendly infrastructure! After work, incomparable peace and space beckon - a newly discovered luxury for which enthusiastic vacationers come to us every year. The Baltic Sea, the pristine lake landscapes, forests and nature parks offer countless opportunities for recreation.

Recruitment opportunities in the country

  • mv4you

    The job portal for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

    To mv4you - My job portal

  • Employment agencies in MV


    • Individual employer service
    • Placement of employees and trainees
    • Access to the nationwide pool of applicants
    • Free publication of job advertisements in job exchanges and regional print media
    • Qualification consulting

Universities and colleges

  • Universität Rostock mit Universitätsmedizin Rostock
    • Founded in 1914: Oldest and most traditional university in the Baltic Sea region.
    • Approx. 750 graduates in STEM subjects annually
    • Approx. 13,300 students at 9 faculties, including:
      • Faculty of Medicine and University Medicine
      • Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
      • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
      • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
      • Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
      • Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
    • Research foci:
      • Light, life, matter
      • Maritime Systems
      • Aging of the individual and society
      • Knowledge - Culture - Transformation
  • Universität Greifswald mit Universitätsmedizin Greifswald
    • Founded in 1456: one of the 10 oldest universities in Germany
    • Research university with approx. 550 graduates in STEM subjects annually
    • Approx. 10,200 students in 5 faculties, including:
      • University Medicine
      • Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
      • Faculty of Law and Political Science
      • Faculty of Philosophy
    • Research Interests:
      • Community Medicine and Individualized Medicine
      • Environmental Change: Responses and Adaptation
      • Cultures of the East
      • Plasma Physics
      • Proteomics and Protein Technologies
  • Hochschule Stralsund
    • Young and innovative campus university with a technical and economic profile.
    • Approx. 2,330 students in electrical engineering (e.g., medical technology systems), computer science, mechanical engineering and business (e.g., health economics)
    • Research foci: Applied informatics in technology and business; health technologies / e-health; technical systems, energy efficiency and renewable energies; business, region and tourism
  • Hochschule Wismar
    • Practice-oriented and interdisciplinary university with the three faculties of economics, engineering and design
    • Networking of scientific facilities at Wismar University with state-of-the-art laboratories as well as workshops and business partners
    • Research foci: New materials and processes, automation and sensor technology
    • Approx. 8,000 students
  • Hochschule Neubrandenburg
    • Modern campus university with a unique profile: bachelor's and master's degree programs in agricultural economics and food sciences, health, prevention, care and health management, landscape sciences and geoinformatics , social work, education and upbringing.
    • Research interests: Sustainable structural change and restructuring of rural regions, health and nutrition.
    • Approx. 2,200 students

Education and training

Here is an exemplary overview:

  • Berufsfortbildungswerk (BFW)
    • Germany-wide provider of retraining/further training
    • The Berufsfortbildungswerk GmbH (bfw) has been in Rostock since 1990.
    • Main focus: Metal, electrical, aviation as well as plastics technology and warehouse/logistics and transport.

    To the Berufsfortbildungswerk

  • Food Academy
    • Competencies for the food industry
    • Supraregional training and continuing education initiative
    • Offer and coordination of training and continuing education measures in cooperation with (high) schools and continuing education institutions
    • Communication and information platform for the formation of networks and partnerships

    To the Food Academy

  • Gesellschaft für Schweißtechnik internationl (GSI-SLV)

    Welding personnel, laser & electron beam welding, courses in magnetic particle, ultrasonic, penetrant, visual inspection, materials & construction.

    To the SLV Rostock

  • Liebherr Akademie

    The state-recognized academy provides initial training in metalworking professions to ensure the company's own next generation of skilled workers and ensures the continuing education and training of Liebherr employees at its own site and at other Liebherr companies. In addition, the employees take care of the integration of job seekers with education vouchers and train skilled workers for other industrial companies in the region. The training center is based on the high-performance training and further education program of Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH, which manufactures many of the world's largest maritime handling equipment in the Rostock overseas port.

  • Schweriner Ausbildungszentrum - SAZ

    Recognized and certified training service provider primarily for companies in the plastics, electrical and metal industries. The main focus is on vocational orientation, joint training and further education.

    To the SAZ

  • tfa Trainings- und Fortbildungsakademie

    In-service education and master craftsman training in Anklam and Neubrandenburg, example: Industrial foreman specializing in electrical engineering or metal, electrical specialist

    To the tfa academy