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Do you want to put your knowledge to the test, add new skills and contribute to something big and extraordinary, like setting up a network connection on the Moon?

Become a part of our team as a dual trainee, junior professional, or working student, discover new opportunities and make your mark by developing new technologies. We are convinced that it is the individual skills and interests of the team members that make a winning team. Therefore, you will be always involved in the decision-making process regarding your future assignments. Through this freedom, we guarantee an individual and tailored educational and career experience that not only enhances your professional growth but also nurtures your personal development.

Join our teams in Munich, Stuttgart, Ulm, Nuremberg and Region West.

Interested in our dual trainee program in Germany?

Together with selected universities, we are offering several cooperative bachelor courses, ranging from applied computer science and communication engineering to business administration.

 We partner with:

As our dual partners have special admission requirements, this study program can only be offered for German-speaking people with a German university entrance qualification.


Employees from Germany
Employee from Germany

The dual trainee model offers a unique way of achieving a bachelor's degree in Germany:

  • Your studies will be split into two terms per semester: a theoretical phase with lectures at the dual partner university and one phase to apply your knowledge practically at Nokia, your cooperating company.
  • You will be both a trainee of Nokia and a student at the dual partner university.
  • For the duration of your studies, you will receive a fixed salary, guaranteeing your financial independence.
  • You will enjoy contributing to real projects, building your own network and being part of the Nokia family from the very start.

As the principles of diversity, parity and equality are imperative for us, we equally address candidates of all genders. Of course, we also look forward to receiving applications from people with disabilities. 

Do you have questions? Call us: +49 711 821 1287 or write an email to

Read more about the dual program in German.   

Why choosing Nokia?


It is simple. At Nokia, you will benefit from four decades of experience with the dual model. We have been one of the founding companies of the demanding, yet rewarding cooperative studies system born in 1972. Since then, the program has been developed further over the years. With 40 years of alumni backing up the new cooperative students, you will get valuable support to make your dual studies a success.


Apply for Dual Bachelor studies

“The brand Nokia stands for change, evolution and innovation – from a paper mill to a wire producer, and later to a global market leader for mobile phones. Nokia today is one of the leading providers of telecommunication equipment: we supply big and small network operators, public authorities as well as big companies with mobile and fixed network technologies, IP and optical communication technologies and the corresponding software. If you are interested in an internationally experienced partner with know-how and established structures, but also want to go your own individual way in a technologically leading corporation and are ready to take ownership of your career, we are looking forward to your application.”
Sarah Weippert
Country People Dual Trainee Lead


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