Automotive Quality Universities - AQUA Alliance Extension to Higher Education

Jakub Stolfa, Svatopluk Stolfa, Andreas Riel, Serge Tichkiewitch, Christian Josef Kreiner, Richard Messnarz, Miran Rodic, Monika Gaisch

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This paper discusses the extension of AQUA (Automotive Knowledge Alliance AQUA – Integrating Automotive SPICE, Six Sigma, and Functional Safety) into the higher education studies. Follow-up project Automotive quality universities (AQU) aims to the adaptation of the AQUA integrated concept to the universities ECTS granted courses. The goal is to bridge the knowledge gap between the automotive industry needs and graduates capabilities in the area of Automotive SPICE, Functional Safety and Six Sigma. The integrated concept of AQU and AQUA complex approach to the education of graduates and engineers to enhance the knowledge in this area is described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSystems, Software and Service Process Improvement
Subtitle of host publication23rd European Conference, EuroSPI 2016, Graz, Austria, September 14-16, 2016, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing
  • Mobility & Production


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