Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion


The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.

Author:Robert Bosch GmbH
Start Year:2013
Contact:Siegfried Czock, Occupational Training Policies, Further Training Policies Germany
Types of organisation:Companies and business organisations

Since 2014, 100 additional young people from southern Europe (Italy, Portugal, Spain) have been receiving training in the Bosch Group, additional to the regular training activities at Bosch. 50 of these young people have been trained in Bosch subsidiaries in their native countries of Italy, Portugal, and Spain. For a further 50 applicants from Spain, the apprenticeships have been offered in Germany: more specifically, at Bosch Group companies in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg.

Starting 2016/2017, an additional 75 young people from Southern Europe will be trained, thereof 50 apprentices in Germany. Furthermore, Bosch is supporting the introduction of dual education in Southern Europe by various activities.

The young people from Spain who are to be offered training in Germany will receive supplementary social-educational and intercultural supervision for the entire duration of their apprenticeship. This is designed to help make their training in Germany a success.

Area of action: Supply
Area of action: Quality
Area of action: Mobility
Partners:Robert Bosch GmbH, its subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, and the training association of Baden-Württemberg industry.
National Commitments:Do also have a look at the national commitment of your country

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