BSc Business & Tax (dual)

Get a German dual degree in Business & Tax in record time:
two qualifications (Bachelor of Science and tax specialist) in just four years

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Become a tax expert

The dual degree BSc Business & Tax combines the advantages of an equally practical and academic training and opens up a wide range of career prospects for graduates. Companies have the opportunity to directly recruit qualified junior staff, who are introduced to challenging work-related tasks during their training.
The University of Europe for Applied Sciences offers you a dual course of study in German language in which you obtain a state-recognised professional (tax specialist) and academic (Bachelor of Science) qualification in record time of four years.

BSc Business & Tax

This unique dual study programme leads to a Bachelor of Science degree and simultaneously trains you to become a tax clerk.
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Our Locations

Find out everything about our locations in Hamburg and Iserlohn

Not on site? Then discover your future study location easily with the Virtual Campus Tour.

Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will need for your application:
Completed application form
CV & letter of motivation
Copy of your passport

Fees & Funding

  • Study for €0
  • The tuition fees of €495 per month are usually paid by the practice partner

Need more information? Check out our fees and funding page!

Semesters & Credits

You study for 8 semesters and gain 180 ECTS.

Do you have any further questions? You may already find the answer in the most frequently asked questions.

Career Perspectives

This dual study programme is your personal career starter, because after successfully completing it, you will not only have a Bachelor of Science, but also a professional qualification as a tax clerk.

Whether tax law, auditing or accounting – your career stage is just as diverse as your degree programme at UE.

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Hamburg Students

Spotlight-Module: "Marketing, Sales & CRM"

This module teaches you about the importance of marketing, sales and CRM and their differences. You will understand how these disciplines work together in practice and understand the different qualification profiles and requirements. We also cover the differences between B2C and B2B organisations and the tools for market, competition and customer analysis. You will look at the customer life cycle and develop measures for the different phases.

In addition, the marketing tools in the classic 4-P and holistic 7-P approach will be presented. You will develop your own recommendation for a customer-oriented company organisation and scrutinise current positioning and sales strategies. We will also discuss the importance of internal marketing and customer centricity. Finally, we will outline the development perspectives of the field against the backdrop of digitalisation, changing values and globalisation of competition.
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Your studies at a glance

With the integrated vocational training to become a tax clerk, we go beyond the classic dual study programme - bachelor´s degree + vocational school + practice partner! In the dual course of study with us at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences, in addition to business and economics knowledge, you will receive practical professional qualification with a focus on taxes, law and auditing, which you will implement 1:1 during your practical phases in tax offices. The basis modules such as HR and organisation, marketing and business mathematics are part of the core training that you will go through as part of this course. In the 6th and 7th semester you will have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of complex relationships in the field of taxes, auditing and law using various case studies. Business English classes, which you receive in the first three semesters, prepare you for a career with an international focus.

Why dual studies at UE

Our cooperation with the vocational schools at the respective campus gives our Business & Tax dual degree at the UE have a special trial character that is unique on the market. You receive two degrees within four years of study - the Bachelor of Science with a focus on taxes, law and auditing and the professional qualification as a tax clerk. This shortens the practical period of time until you take your tax consultant exam and your auditor exam from ten to three or four years. Your practice partner will pay you a fixed salary from the first day of your studies. Additionally, many tax and auditing firms will cover the costs of your studies and are interested in keeping the students as full-time employees after they have completed their studies.

Thanks to in-depth practical experience and an extended professional network, you will have a clear advantage when you start your career - either directly with your practice partner or in other industries.

Application process for the dual study programmes

Step 1 - Consulting

Step 1: Apply online

Start your application here. If you have already found a practice partner for the dual study programme, let us know with your application.

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Step 2: Get to know our student advisory service

We will get in touch with you and explain all aspects of the dual study programme as we get to know each other. You will then receive the confirmation of admission from the UE, which you will need for your application with the practice partner.

Step 3: Contract & Start

Step 3: Find a practice partner – start your studies!

If you do not yet have a practice partner, we will support you in your search and introduce you to our cooperation partners. If you have already found a company, sign the contract for the dual study programme and your success story can begin!


Excellent studies at UE

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences is well known for its practical and excellent teaching. Therefore, we have now been officially awarded the second year in a row with the STERN badge as “Best Dual Study Provider”.

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Learn from our experts

Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

WP StB Gerrit Bartsch

WP StB Gerrit Bartsch

Learn more about Gerrit Bartsch, lecturer for Business and Tax, Campus Hamburg, at University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Burgartz

Prof. Dr. Thomas Burgartz

Dr. Thomas Burgartz is the dean of the Economics faculty and Head of various Bachelor and Master programs at UE Germany, Iserlohn campus.
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Dr. Benjamin Hub

Dr. Benjamin Hub

Learn more about Dr. Benjamin Hub, lecturer for Business and Tax, Campus Hamburg, at University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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Dr. Nils Meyer-Sandberg

Dr. Nils Meyer-Sandberg

Learn more about Dr. Nils Meyer-Sandberg, lecturer for Business and Tax, Campus Hamburg, at University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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Dr. Amos Munch

Dr. Amos Münch

Learn more about Dr. Amos Münch, lecturer for Business and Tax, Campus Hamburg, at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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Dr. Florian Schulz

Dr. Florian Schulz

Learn more about Dr. Florian Schulz, lecturer for Business and Tax, Campus Hamburg, at University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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