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Whether it's information events, open student advising or Open Campus Days: Find out everything you need to know about dual studies at IU at our events on campus.
Do you have questions or suggestions for our student advisory service, our lecturers or the administration? Here you can find the contact options.
Our teams at the study locations are happy to assist you personally and help you with all questions about the campus and our study programs.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DUAL STUDIES AT IU
Depending on the study programme, location and practice partner, the dual study programme at IU takes place either in weekly alternation (1 week practice, 1 week theory) or in a split-week model (50 % of the week practice and 50 % of the week theory). You can find out more about this from our student counselling service or here.
Simply complete our online application. You can upload the required documents directly there, or submit them later in our applicant portal:
- Curriculum vitae
- Application photo
- Last school report
The dual studies Bachelor’s programme at IU has a duration of 3.5 years (7 semesters).
We have deliberately chosen not to impose a numerus clausus. Instead, you will have a personal interview with your student counsellor. You will talk about your wishes and your professional goals and together you will find out in which areas your strengths lie.
Here is an overview of our admission requirements:
Students with Abitur
Applicants with a general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or a subject-related higher education entrance qualification (Fach-Abitur) can be admitted directly to IU’s dual Bachelor’s programme.
Students without Abitur
You can enter the programme without a higher education entrance qualification (Fach-)Abitur if you meet one of the following requirements:
- Successful completion of professional training of at least two years and at least three years of work experience in the learned profession
- A Master’s craftsman certificate
- Successful completion of a training course to become a state-certified technician or a state-certified business manager
Applicants from abroad
As a foreign applicant, you must have a higher education entrance qualification equivalent to the German qualification. When applying, you must provide proof of German language skills at B2 level or higher. In addition, you will have an individual interview with your student counsellor.
At IU, you will pay 0€ because your practice partner will cover your tuition fees.
When looking for a company, we draw on our network of over 10,000 practice partners and also support you in your application to other companies. You will be in contact with your student counsellor in the applicant portal, where you will receive lots of helpful tips and be able to register for free applicant training. Do you already know a company where you would like to complete your practice phases? Perfect! We’ll be happy to help you approach said company.
Call us, send us an email or come by in person. We will be happy to advise you.
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