dual studies
Bachelor Architektur

That's your benefit

NO NUMERUS CLAUSUS
We prefer to get to know you in person.
15.000+ practice partners
Together with us you will find the right company.
PRIVATE STUDY FOR 0 €
Your practice partner pays your tuition fees.

YOUR DUAL STUDY ARCHITECTURE (B.A.)

The dual study program in architecture at the IU International University (IU) is not yet chamber-eligible and therefore qualifies you for a profession, but not for a profession. This means that the degree does not currently qualify you to carry the protected professional title of architect. However, discussions are underway between the IU, the Federal Chamber of Architects and the state chambers in order to examine the possibility of chamber eligibility. More information on this can be found below in the section frequent questions. The course of study provides you with the following knowledge:

  • Particularly practice-oriented basic training
  • Promotion of spatial thinking skills and a sense of aesthetics
  • Skills to coordinate and supervise construction projects
  • Overview of the professional challenges in architecture

What else awaits you:

  • You'll learn in small groups - so you can actively participate and ask questions at any time.
  • You will apply what you have learned in projects and in your work with your practice partner.
  • Personal study guides will look after you throughout your studies.


These are the skills you'll need

Spatial imagination

Technical understanding

Creativity

Strong communication skills

Abstract thinking

Teamwork

Your personal contact

Dual studies

Study advisor

FACT CHECK: YOUR DUAL STUDY PROGRAM IN ARCHITECTURE

Summary

  • Studienorte
    Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Braunschweig, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt am Main, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Lübeck, Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Ulm

    Start of studies also possible in April: Augsburg, Berlin, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Ulm

    The start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2023:
    Bremen, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Hannover
    The start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2024: Braunschweig, Erfurt

  • START AND DURATION OF STUDIES

    Start:
    April 1 | Application deadline: February 28/29 (not at all study sites).
    October 1 | Application deadline: August 31
    Duration: 7 semesters

  • Deepenings
    • Bauen mit Bestand
    • Nachhaltiges Bauen
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Immobilienmanagement
  • DEGREE, ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • System Accredited.
      IU is state-recognized and system-accredited by FIBAA. All degree programs are individually accredited and thus bear the seal of the Accreditation Council.

    Subject to state recognition: Augsburg, Bielefeld, Braunschweig, Bremen, Dresden, Duisburg, Erfurt, Freiburg, Fulda, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Lübeck, Mainz, Münster, Saarbrücken, Schwerin, Trier, Ulm

Start your studies at IU

Content

WHAT AWAITS YOU IN THE DUAL STUDY PROGRAM ARCHITECTURE

The goal of the seven-semester dual bachelor's degree program in architecture is to impart valuable and practical knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • General fundamentals as well as design and project processing (especially residential construction, public buildings, industrial construction, urban planning)
  • Representation and design (basics, model making, computer-aided design)
  • Construction management and calculation as well as construction and technology
  • Urban planning, landscape planning
download Modulhandbook

YOUR IMMERSION - YOUR THING

Construction with Existing Structures, Sustainable Construction, Building Information Modelling or Real Estate Management: In the 6th and 7th semesters, you take two of four specialisation options - and can work towards being an expert in your area.

Study fees

Tuition fees? YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELF!

Your practice partner will cover your tuition fees. Depending on the company, you may even receive additional remuneration.
Private, state-recognised University of Applied Sciences
Highest quality teaching
Personal support

Admission

Admission requirements

We make it possible: At IU International University you can start your desired study program - without NC, state-recognised, with or without a general A-level!

Process of application

Next Step: Your application, very simple in 4 steps

Apply Online

Apply via our form in just a few steps: Simply enter your degree programme and personal data.

Optionally, you can upload documents such as your CV or your last school report. After your application, you will receive the access data to our application portal by email.

We get to know each other

In the application portal, you will go through all the other steps for your dual study programme, such as the IU counselling interview. Optionally, you can inform yourself at the IU information event about topics such as our university, study programmes, admission requirements, time models, financing options or the search for a practice partner.

Your practice partner

Which practice partners are there and how do I find the right company for me?

We won't leave you alone in your search, but will support you in your application to a practice partner from our network or to the company of your choice. To do this, you will regularly exchange information with your student advisor.

Start your studies

As soon as the contracts are signed and we have all the documents for your enrolment, your future at our university begins: Benefit from learning in small groups, lecturers with practical experience, a high quality of teaching - and start your personal success story with us!
Start your studies at IU

Career

DUAL STUDY ARCHITECTURE: YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS

After your dual degree programme in Architecture, exciting career opportunities await you. You can work in the industry - for example, as an employee in an architectural firm or the public sector.

a selection of our practice partners

STUDY DUAL - IT'S WORTH IT!

In our video you will learn how the dual study program at IU works and why it gives you a clear advantage. Because at IU you have:

  • Small learning groups & individual support
  •  Modern degree programs with great career opportunities
  • Varied teaching formats with a lot of practical relevance
  • A personal atmosphere at all study locations
  • Lecturers who come directly from practice

And at the end of your studies, you'll have a state-recognized bachelor's degree and plenty of work experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BACHELOR ARCHITEKTUR

We have compiled the most important questions and answers for you here. If you still have questions, our student advisory service will be happy to help you.

Start your studies at IU

Events

Events on Campus

Get to know us personally, ask your questions and find out everything you need to know about the dual study programme at IU - at our events on campus:
  • IU Info Events
  • IU Meet Your Campus
  • IU Open Student Advisory Service
  • Further IU events

Online Events

Are you interested in a particular subject area? In our online events we inform you about our degree programes in thme areas of:
  • Business & Management
  • Tourism & Gastronomy
  • Health & Social Services

Request free information

You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

what you get for free

Info material

  • Contents of the courses
  • Career perspectives
  • Info about financing

We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

Info by post

I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

*Mandatory fields

Awards, accreditations and certifications