dual studies
Bachelor Computer Science

Duales Studium Informatik

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YOUR DUAL STUDY PROGRAM IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (B.SC.)

Do you find programming exciting? Do you enjoy dealing with complex issues? Then our dual degree programme in Information Technology is just right for you.

  • You will acquire sound programming know-how and learn the basics of mathematics and algorithms.
  • In the dual degree programme in Information Technology, you will also deal with competition-relevant topics such as Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence, as well as IT Security and Data Protection.
  • With your knowledge, you will be able to react to new developments and implement IT demands from different industries. 

These are the skills you'll need

Analytical skills

Abstract thinking

Software Understanding

creativity

Discipline/Commitment

teamwork

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Summary

  • Studienorte
    Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, 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 also possible in April: Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Braunschweig, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Cologne, Leipzig, Lübeck, Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Ulm, Virtual Campus, Saarbrücken (virtual), Trier (virtual), Schwerin (virtual), Fulda (virtual), Stralsund (virtual), Lüneburg (virtual), Siegen (virtual), Halle (virtual), Gera (virtual), Heidelberg (virtual), Tübingen (virtual), Osnabrück (virtual), Koblenz (virtual)


    Start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2023: Aachen, Braunschweig, Dortmund, Duisburg, Essen, Kassel, Mainz, Münster, Regensburg, Wuppertal

    Start of studies at the campus is possible from October 2024: Bochum, Lübeck

  • START AND DURATION OF STUDIES

    Start:
    April 1 (not at all study sites).
    July 1
    October 1
    You can apply up to 1 month before the start of the study.

    Duration:
    7 semesters

  • Deepening
    • User Experience
    • Software Engineering


  • DEGREE, ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION
    •    Bachelor of Science
    • System Accredited.
         IU is state-recognized and system-accredited by FIBAA. All study programs are individually accredited and thus bear the seal of the Accreditation Council.

    Subject to state recognition: Aachen, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Bochum, Braunschweig, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Fulda, Gera, Halle, Hanover, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Koblenz, Cologne, Leipzig, Lübeck, Lüneburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Mönchengladbach, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Osnabrück, Ravensburg, Regensburg, Saarbrücken, Schwerin, Siegen, Stralsund, Stuttgart, Trier, Tübingen, Ulm, Wuppertal

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Content

WHAT AWAITS YOU IN THE COMPUTER SCIENCE DUAL STUDY PROGRAM

In the dual degree programme in Information Technology, you will deal with essential basics, developments, methods and subject-specific knowledge of Information Technology - both in theory and practice. Each semester, you will complete a practical project in which you work on a problem from your practice company.  
 
You will study the basics of Information Technology, mathematics and algorithms. 
You will acquire methodological skills in subjects such as project management and design thinking. 
You deal with different software systems, IT law, and data protection. 
You learn object-oriented programming, web programming and database-focused programming. 

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YOUR IMMERSION - YOUR THING

User Experience or Software Engineering: In the 4th semester, you can choose one of two specialisation options - and prepare yourself even more specifically for your dream job.

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!
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Career

DUAL STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE: YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS

Our business world is becoming increasingly digital. Almost all industries are now dependent on software solutions, digital systems, networks and implementation infrastructures. Accordingly, the demand for well-trained IT specialists is very high, and your career prospects are excellent with this dual degree programme in Information Technology. 
 
After graduation, you can work as a...

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 DUAL STUDY PROGRAM IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

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

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.

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