Dual Studies Food Management

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Your dual study program in Food Management (B.A.)

If you are interested in food and are aiming for a management position in the catering, hotel or food industry, the dual study program in Food Management is ideal for you. Here you will deal with various aspects: from gastronomic basics such as product and beverage science, nutritional science and quality and service management to business management content such as cost and performance accounting, consumer behavior and marketing, as well as current trends in gastronomy and culinary arts. The study model is dual, so you will attend lectures on campus, work actively in small groups and apply what you have learned in projects and with your practice partner.

You will study this degree program in the dual study model

* Subject to successful accreditation and state recognition. We expect approval from the ministry by the start of the program at the latest. To date, all IU International University programs have been successfully accredited and approved on time.



Study Model


  • Classes on campus (dual studies)

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


Your degree programme lasts 7 semesters and has 180 Credit Points


Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Köln, München, Virtueller Campus


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

Start date:

October 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 Food Management

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

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Food Management: Dual studies

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

Study locations: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Köln, München, Virtueller Campus

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Study Content

Content of the dual study program Food Management

Planning budgets and menus, managing employees and monitoring quality and hygiene standards are just some of the diverse tasks for which the dual study program in Food Management will prepare you. You will acquire both general knowledge and in-depth insights into the hotel and catering industry. You will learn the business fundamentals of gastronomy and how to put them into practice in the company. In addition, you will acquire methodological skills that will enable you to make independent organizational, planning and management decisions.

This is an exemplary curriculum. The order of the modules may vary depending on when you start your studies.

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Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the study locations or dual studies, for example.

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Why you should study Food Management 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“