DUAL STUDIES AT IU
HOW IT WORKS

Combining practice and theory in an optimal way - that's what our dual study programme stands for. Find out exactly how it works here.

Dual studies

STUDY OR WORK? JUST DO BOTH!

In the dual study programme at the IU, the practical part is firmly integrated into your studies. You don't work "on the side", but the work is an integral part of your studies. It is important to us that you can optimally combine both sides - the theoretical courses at the IU and the practical phases in the company.


What does this mean for you? 

• You can apply your newly acquired knowledge directly in practice.

• In the lectures, you can discuss current issues from your everyday working life.

• The best prerequisites for your job start!

STUDY MODEL

In the dual study programme at the IU, you regularly alternate between theory at the IU and practice in the company. You study half of the week and work the other half of the week at your practice partner with a working time of 20 hours. If you have any questions, please contact our student advisory service.

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Study at the virtual campus

The virtual campus gives you the chance to study independently of location and to complete your practical training at a company near you! You learn the theory in small groups. You take part in live events and can exchange ideas with fellow students from all over Germany. Find out more about your advantages!


DISCOVER YOUR BENEFITS

Joint search for a practice partner, lessons in small groups or the highest quality of teaching: Find out here what benefits the IU offers you.

WHAT IS A DUAL STUDY PROGRAMME

A dual study programme is a higher education programme in which work in a company is an integral part of the academic training.

PRIVATE STUDIES FOR €0

Studying privately sounds expensive? Not with us. Because at IU, your practice partner pays your tuition fees.

What our graduates say

The weekly change at IU appealed to me in contrast to the three-monthly rhythm because then there is no rut and you can also build up a life in a city.
L. Dahm über ihr Duales Studium
Linda Dahm
B.A. Tourism Management

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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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