dual studies
Bachelor Betriebswirtschaftslehre

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YOUR DUAL STUDY PROGRAM Betriebswirtschaftslehre*

The dual degree programme in Betriebswirtschaftslehre at IU International University (IU) qualifies you for a variety of tasks in a wide range of industries. This is what distinguishes our Bachelor's programme:

  • Basic business administration knowledge with subjects such as investment and financing, marketing and digital business models. 
  • Acquisition of interdisciplinary and social skills through special modules as well as different teaching and examination formats.
  • 5 possible specialisations: Accounting & Controlling, Tax Consulting, Retail Management, Logistics Management, and Social Management.

What else can you expect?

  • You will learn in small groups, you can participate and ask questions.
  • You will apply what you have learned in projects and your work with your practice partner.
  • Personal Study Guides will look after you throughout your studies.

* Subject to state approval. We expect approval from the Ministry no later than the start of the program. To date, all IU International University programs have been successfully accredited and approved on time.

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FACT CHECK: YOUR DUAL STUDY PROGRAM Betriebswirtschaftslehre


  • Studienorte
    Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt am Main, Freiburg, Fulda (virtuell), Gera (virtuell), Halle (virtuell), Hamburg, Hanover, Heidelberg (virtuell), Karlsruhe, Kassel, Koblenz (virtuell), Leipzig, Lübeck, Lüneburg (virtuell), Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Osnabrück (virtuell), Regensburg, Saarbrücken (virtuell), Schwerin (virtuell), Siegen (virtuell), Stralsund (virtuell), Stuttgart, Trier (virtuell), Tübingen (virtuell), Ulm, Virtual Campus, Wuppertal

    Start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2023: Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Fulda (virtuell), Gera (virtuell), Halle (virtuell), Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg (virtuell), Karlsruhe, Kassel, Koblenz (virtuell), Köln, Leipzig, Lübeck, Lüneburg (virtuell), Mainz, Mannheim, München, Münster, Nürnberg, Osnabrück (virtuell), Regensburg, Saarbrücken (virtuell), Schwerin (virtuell), Siegen (virtuell), Stralsund (virtuell), Stuttgart, Trier (virtuell), Tübingen (virtuell), Ulm, Virtueller Campus (virtuell), Wuppertal


    For this degree programme it is possible to start 4 times a year.

    1 January
    1 April
    1 July
    1 October
    You can apply up to 1 month before the start of your studies.

    7 semesters

    •  Bachelor of Arts
    • Under accreditation and subject to state recognition. IU International University is state recognized and system accredited by FIBAA.
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Do you dream of managing projects in commercial enterprises or institutions and later taking on management tasks? The dual degree programme in Betriebswirtschaftslehre comprehensively prepares you for:

  • You acquire basic knowledge in Business Mathematics, Finance and Accounting
  • You acquire knowledge in areas such as Marketing, Digital Business Models as well as Human Resources and Organisation
  • You deal with legal topics with modules such as "Civil Law" and "Special Business Law". 
  • You can specialise according to your interests with your choice of specialisation.

This is an exemplary curriculum. The order of the modules may vary depending on the start of your studies. Furthermore, your semester is divided into two parts. This means that you always study two modules at the same time.

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Accounting & Controlling, Steuerberatung, Handelsmanagement, Logistikmanagement or Sozialmanagement: From the 3rd semester onwards, you will take one of five specialisation options - and can thus prepare yourself even more specifically for your dream job.

Study fees


Your practice partner will cover your tuition fees. Depending on the company, you may even receive additional remuneration.
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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!
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The dual degree programme in Business Administration opens up many perspectives for you. After all, graduates with a degree in Business Administration are sought after in a wide variety of industries and disciplines. By choosing your specialisation, you have the opportunity to specialise specifically for your dream job.
Depending on the specialisation you choose, you can work as ...

a selection of our practice partners


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.

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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.

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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.

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