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      Your master’s with Continental

      Ready for Continental” is a two-year master’s degree program organized jointly between Continental and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) of the University of Žilina. The focus is on Industry 4.0 and practical training in IT. The program is aimed at highly motivated students with a background in control engineering, information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, or electronics. The master’s degree program is designed to prepare students for attractive specialist positions in the IT sector.

      Program Content

      The degree program runs over four semesters. It provides specialized academic training focusing on the core topics in the fields of power and applied electronics, programming, and the use of computer and control technology. The program includes experience in Industry 4.0, big data, and data analytics in the form of an internship or a working student role. It is also possible to work at our headquarters in Hanover, Germany. In the final semester, you will have the opportunity to write your master’s thesis on an industry-relevant topic. In this way, we can ensure that your research and results are relevant and used.

      The whole program is taught in Slovak, but some lectures are given in English. You will have the opportunity to attend English courses sponsored by Continental. You will receive a complete master’s degree from the University of Žilina. You will also receive a “Ready for Continental” certificate. After completing the program, you have a good chance of staying with Continental, as you already know the team, the location, and the working style.

      What Do We Expect?
      • Bachelor’s degree in Control Engineering, Business Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or similar
      • Aspiring for a master’s degree and simultaneous practical experience
      • Ability to learn and communicate in English
      • A willingness to learn new skills and expand soft skills
      • Open-minded and highly motivated

      Does This Profile Match Your Skills? Then we look forward to meeting you!

      I completed the “Ready for Continental” program in 2019 and then stayed. The program was a great journey and continues to this day, with new challenges to which I can apply my knowledge.”
      Integration Developer and System Administrator at Continental in Púchov
      The program gave me the opportunity to improve my English and expand my network. The module I enjoyed the most was the International Summer School in Hanover, which gave me great memories for life.
      Michal Smugala
      IT specialist

      How Can You Take Part?

      Please express your interest to your university colleagues.