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Nowadays, who would want to become a watchmaker? In Germany as much as elsewhere in the world, young people are increasingly driven to the service sector, causing a shortage of staff in manual trades. 

Training head Katja Konig with young apprentices learning the trade at the Lange watchmaking school.

Since 1997, A Lange & Sohne opened an in-house vocational school located in a small village, 10km away from its headquarters in Glashutte.

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