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Rubber Technology

Rubber Technology
(Certificate (Supplementary Course))

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© Deutsches Institut für Kautschuktechnologie e. V.
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Course type
postgraduate studies (certificate programme)
Standard Course Duration
2 semester
Course Start
Winter semester, Summer semester
Primary Language of Instruction
German
Special Requirements

Admission: applicants should meet at least one of the three requirements:

  • An apprenticeship in rubber technology or a related branch of industry, completed over a minimum of two years
  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • A comparable qualification with a reference to the continuing education and training course, acquired on the job, involving the successful completion of three advanced courses at the German Institute of Rubber Technology (DIK)
Admission
Restricted admission

Short Description

The Continuing Education and Training Course in Rubber Technology is open to participants with practical professional experience in branches of industry that produce, process and apply rubber and other rubber elastic materials. The programme, designed for students in employment, is part of the programme of supplementary courses offered at Leibniz Universität Hannover. The aim of the programme is to enable students to supplement their professional knowledge and to deepen their scientific expertise and experience by pursuing practice-oriented and problem-based courses.

Further information on the website of the programme Rubber Technology (German Language only)

Areas of Focus

  • Chemistry and technology of rubber
  • Foundations of the chemistry and technology of rubber-like materials
  • Principles of construction and the properties of elastomer products
  • Processes and production technology in rubber processing
Course Content

The executive continuing education and training course begins in winter semester (October) each year. The course, comprising eleven attendance stages (approx. 300 hours of lessons), includes lectures, demonstrations/practical training and field trips to well-known equipment and machinery manufacturers, rubber processing companies and raw material manufacturers. Courses are offered during attendance stages lasting four days each. Six attendance stages are held in the winter semester and the remaining five in the summer semester. In this way, four-day periods of intensive teaching alternate with three to four-week periods of work in which students continue to pursue their customary jobs.

Recommended Abilities

An apprenticeship in rubber technology or a related branch of industry, completed over a minimum of two years. A degree in a relevant subject.

Career Opportunities

Most students who pursue this executive continuing education and training course are already in employment, usually in the rubber processing industry.

Admission requirements and application

Admission Requirements

You can find detailed information and documents on the application, admission procedure, admission requirements and deadlines at:

www.wbs-kautschuk.de/de/Anmeldung_zum_Studium

Application Deadlines

The registration for the certificate is possible until the 1st of October of each year with the registration documents of the Business Association of the German Rubber Industry e.V. (wdk). The course begins in October.

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30167 Hannover
Building