Dual studies
in Essen

Feel the heart of the Ruhr beat: Start your dual study programme in Essen.
Dual studies

Your Dual studies on campus Essen

The city of Essen is located in the centre of the Ruhr area and the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region. With almost 590,000 inhabitants, it is the fourth largest city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Students of IU’s dual study programme in Essen have a lot on offer here: trendy pubs, industrial culture and lots of parks, forests and meadows - for which it was even awarded the title of European Green Capital in 2017. If you like the charm of the Ruhr area, you will definitely get your money's worth in Essen.

At our campus, you will find everything you need for successfully completing a dual study programme in Essen: classic campus flair, modern facilities and plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself outside of the lectures.

Student advisory service campus Essen

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your campus - your benefits

Start of programme
1 October / 1 April (not for all degree programmes)
Canteen, kiosk, coffee bar and campus kitchen for students
Campus environment
Quiet location near the Baldeneysee lake, many green areas with seating facilities
Applicant training
Free training for your application phase

Secure your study place

Secure your study place

Get to know us: On site or virtually

You want to get started with a dual study programme, but still have questions? Then take part in one of our events: We will advise you - either on site or virtually, depending on the campus!
You can find out here which type of event will help you best to choose the right degree programme:
  • IU Info events
    You would like to get to know our study programme or inform yourself without obligation about studying at the IU International University of Applied Sciences? In our regular events we show you our extensive offer.
  • IU Meet your Campus
    Get to know the dual study program, our team and your campus in person at the IU Meet Your Campus!
  • IU Open Student Counselling
    You have already found your desired degree programme? If you still have questions, are looking for information or need support: We will inform you about your options at IU International University of Applied Sciences.
to the events in Essen - DS

a selection of our practice partners in Essen

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You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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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That's what our students say

“Through the three and a half years of experience in the company, one has the best prerequisites to be taken on directly after graduation“

E. Hatz über ihr Duales Studium in Gesundheitsmanagement
Elena Hatz
B.A. Health Management
A perfect fit: You and your practice partner

No matter which degree programme you are interested in: Together with us, you will find the right company for your practical phases. We offer you extensive support in your search for a practice partner.

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Experienced in practice: Lecturers from practice

Our lecturers have many years of practical experience and are experts in their field. They not only impart their knowledge to you in a particularly practice-oriented way, but are also there for you outside of the events if you have any questions.

to the lecturers in Essen