BBS Cuxhaven – competent, innovative, human
College of Vocational Education
The College of Vocational Education in Cuxhaven – BBS Cuxhaven – was established in 1903 and has expanded considerably in the last 110 years. At present 150 teachers, both full- and part-time are employed by the school and are involved in educating the 2400 students.
Over the years, the BBS Cuxhaven has become an important center of competence for the region. It not only offers a variety of courses and degrees for full time students but in cooperation with local companies and businesses in a “dual system” provides support for apprentices studying for the theoretical part of their journeyman’s exam. The school offers educational support in three major departments – Business and Administration, Social- and Nutritional Studies and Industrial Studies. At present the school supports over 40 different professions, as well as offering college-prep courses and classes for improving a student’s chances in the jobmarket.