Dual Studies Informatik


If you are enthusiastic about programming and enjoy solving complex problems, the dual study program in computer science is the perfect starting point for you. In the dual study program in computer science, you will acquire in-depth knowledge in programming as well as essential basics in mathematics and algorithms. The course also covers current and future-oriented topics such as data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, IT security and data protection. This knowledge will enable you to react flexibly to new developments and competently implement IT requirements from various industries.

Depending on where you study, you will study in one of our two study models: dual study or dual myStudium.



Study Model


  • Classes on campus (dual studies) or

  • Voluntary courses on campus or virtually via livestream (dual myStudium)

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


Your degree programme lasts 6-7 semesters and has 180 Credit Points, depending on the study model.


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Depending on study model and study start


For this degree programme it is possible to start up to 4 times a year. You can apply up to 1 month before the start of your studies.

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


Degree: B.Sc.

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.

Study Programs

Dual study models for the Bachelor Informatik

You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Informatik in one of our two study models, depending on the study location: The dual study programme or the dual myStudium. What doesn't change: You will spend 20 hours a week with a practice partner of your choice and gain important work experience. Find out more about the study models now!

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Informatik: Dual studies

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

Study locations: Berlin, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Essen, Hamburg, Hannover, Köln, Leipzig, München

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Informatik: Dual myStudium

Dual myStudium study model: Voluntary courses on campus or virtually via livestream + 20 hours/week with your practice partner.

Study locations: Aachen, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Dortmund, Dresden, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Mainz, Mannheim, Münster, Stuttgart, Ulm, Virtueller Campus

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Study Content

Contents of the dual studies program in Informatik

Start your dual study program in computer science and immerse yourself in the essential basics, latest developments and specific methods of computer science, both theoretically and practically. Through regular work on practical projects, dir ectly from your practical company, you will apply what you have learned in the dual study program in computer science dir ectly. You will acquire in-depth knowledge of computer science, mathematics and algorithms and hone your methodological skills in project management and design thinking. You will also gain an insight into various software systems, IT law and data protection and learn object-oriented, web and database-focused programming.

You can find a detailed curriculum on the page of your desired study model, Computer Science Dual Studies or Computer Science Dual myStudium. A semester could look like this:

Your personal contact

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We will support you

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 Informatik on a dual basis

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.

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.

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Awards, accreditations and certifications

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