Dual Studies Architektur

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Your dual study program in Architektur (B.A.)

The accreditation of the dual Bachelor's degree program in Architecture at IU International University (IU) from October 2024 was successful and marks a significant step on the path to a career as an architect. The program offers a broad spectrum of knowledge, from conceptual design to the coordination of construction projects. You will receive practical training, develop your spatial thinking skills and acquire knowledge about professional challenges and social aspects of architecture. Your dual study program enables you to apply what you have learned directly in projects and with your practice partner. Further steps are required to obtain the professional title of "Architect".

You will study this degree program in the dual study model.



Study Model


  • Classes on campus (dual studies)

Practice: 20 hours/week with a practice partner of your choice


Your degree programme lasts 8 semesters and has 180 Credit Points


Berlin, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart


You can apply up to 1 month before the start of your studies.

Start date:

July 1


Your dual study programme offers you many prospects: Various specialisation options allow you to prepare even more specifically for your dream job.


Degree: B.A.

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.

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Study Programs

Dual study models for the Bachelor Architektur

You will study this degree program in the dual study model.

Titelbild für Infoseite “duales Studium Architektur”: Lächelnde duale Studentin mit grauer Strickjacke hält Stift in der Hand und beugt sich nach vorne zu den Architektur-Unterlagen auf dem Schreibtisch

Architektur: Dual studies

Dual study programme model: Courses on campus + 20 hours/week with your practice partner.

Study locations: Aachen, Potsdam, Regensburg

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Study Content

Content of the dual study program Architektur

On the dual study course in architecture, you will acquire practical knowledge and skills in various areas over seven semesters. This includes general principles as well as designing and working on projects in different areas such as housing, public buildings and urban planning. You will also learn presentation techniques and design methods, including model making and computer-aided design. Other key areas include cost and schedule planning, building law, construction techniques such as timber construction and sustainable building, as well as urban and landscape planning. Compulsory elective areas offer the opportunity to deepen specific knowledge, for example in the areas of "Architecture of the City", "Building Construction" or "Representation and Design".

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Why you should study Architektur dual study program

Theory & Practice

Study, work and leisure - with us you can combine everything thanks to regular alternation between theory and practice. You always apply what you have learnt directly in the practical phases - this makes it much quicker and easier for you to understand course content.

15.000 Praxispartner

Anders als viele andere Hochschulen bringen wir Studierende und Unternehmen aufeinander abgestimmt zusammen – und das mit Erfolg: 2 von 3 Studierenden werden nach dem Abschluss von ihrem Praxispartner übernommen.

Private studies for 0€

Does studying privately sound expensive? At IU you pay €0 for your Dual Studies - because your practice partner pays your tuition fees.

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Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“