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Hochschule Ruhr West and celano GmbH sign cooperation agreement


Subject of the cooperation is an experience orientated univerity course with the goal of a bachelor degree in applied computer science at the campus Bottrop.


From winter term 2011 / 2012 three apprentices of celano GmbH have the chanceto sign up fo applied computer science. At the HRW they will absolve the theoretical part while celano GmbH in cooperation with the HRW will provide the practical part. The apprentices also sign a training contract with celano GmbH who provides their payment. During their studies they will have to visit the usual seminars, lectures and excercises as well as writing a bachelor thesis at the end of their studies. The topics of their bachelor thesis are choosen by celano GmbH in agreement with the HRW. The supervison is taken by the HRW in cooperation with celano GmbH.


"As an medium-sized company we are not capable of going into competition against big sized companys for the short ressource talent. We invest into education to fight this talent shortage" explains celano CEO Lorenzo Croce his engagement.

"This topic is looked at very positive. The apprentices study at the HRW and can put their new knowledge into practice at celano. Employer and future employee get to know each other in everyday life. We are looking forward to this cooperation with celano and their apprentices", says Prof. Gerd Bittner at the signing of the agreement, course director for applied computer science at the HRW.

Prof. Ionnis Iossifidis, institut for computer science and Maria Niehoff, trainee manager at celano, also joined the signing. During a company visit, guests of the HRW had the chance to inform themselfes about the celano GmbH.