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Dual study programme Business Informatics & Data Science, BSc

This programme is aimed specifically at those who are curious and have the creativity to go unusual ways and develop new technical products that influence the world. With its comprehensive modules in business informatics, AI and data science this study programme offers a wide spectrum of possible employment opportunities.


As part of the course held in German with seltected modules in English, you will learn how to work with data, how to analyse and present it and how your design skills and creativity can be used in the digital world. With the help of various practical projects at the UE and in your practice partner company, you will qualify for jobs in a variety of industries where the demand for specialists with data analysis, management and IT skills is only going to grow in the foreseeable future.



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Key facts

Tuition fees

Tuition fees

Study for 0 €

The tuition fees of € 690 per month usually get covered by your practice partner.


Together we will find your practice partner for the dual study programme!



Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Teaching language, Campus and Virtual Tour

Teaching language, Campus and Virtual Tour

German* in Berlin and Hamburg

*with selected modules in English


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Areas of expertise

Areas of expertise

Business informatics, management, tech, data science

Semester start

Semester start

Winter semester: September 2024


Summer semester: March 2025


This programme is currently in progress. If you are interested, please contact our student service at

Duration of studies

Duration of studies

7 semesters (3,5 years)

Mode of study

Mode of study

Dual with integrated practice phases in the split week model (2 days at the university, 3 days at the practice partner company).


Credit Points

Credit Points

180 ECTS

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

  • General university entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent

  • Proof of working contract with a company of your choice

  • German and English: B2 level, e.g. with sufficient performance in the Abitur / advanced technical college entrance qualification / a test

  • A residence permit or visa to study in Germany


The dual degree programme BSc Business Informatics & Data Science comprises 7 semesters:


  • 1st Semester: Programming, Marketing, Sales & CRM, Management Basics

  • 2nd Semester: Big Data & Analytics, Human Resources & Organisation, Financial Accounting & Reporting

  • 3rd Semester: IT Platforms, Law, Digital Transformation

  • 4th–6th Semester: Advanced Programming, IT Agile Development, Artificial Intelligence, IT Security and Crypto Technologies, Finance

  • 7th Semester: Bachelor Thesis


Curriculum Business Informatics & Data Science dual (B.Sc.)

Important information

Focus of the study programme

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The dual degree programme Business Informatics & Data Science (BSc) conveys the content of a business informatics course with a strong focus on digital business models and products. We build management skills for the cultural change of digital transformation in companies and society. This also includes teaching methodological and technical fundamental competencies from computer science and data analysis. In this programme, you learn the methods of effectively integrating digital innovations into existing business structures as well as recognising and implementing new technical trends. This course offers training in all business-relevant areas such as finance, accounting and HR, making the students competent all-rounders who support business development and digital transformation and master complex issues of Industry 4.0. The dual, practice-integrated course prepares graduates for a quick entry into the professional world by combining theory and practice and the business experience gained during the studies.

Why choose dual studies at the UE?

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Students in our dual bachelor´s degree in Business Informatics & Data Science benefit from the international orientation of the courses and specific practical modules that optimally prepare them for the time after graduation. Our graduates work in areas such as media production, cybersecurity and data analytics. Your tuition fees are usually covered by your practice partner, who will also pay you a fixed salary, which will be individually agreed upon with you.


As a state-accredited, private university, we guarantee small learning groups and individual support from our professors, who are renowned in their field and come directly from the business world, where they have gained relevant professional experience in managerial positions.
Our teaching has seminar character, so that direct and personal communication with the professors is possible at any time. We are among the top 10 universities in Germany in the field of teaching and are world leaders in the field of international orientation.


The dual degree BSc Business Informatics & Data Science qualifies the participants after graduation for a range of professional activities in business, IT and marketing sectors, in corporate communications and public relations as well as in non-profit organisations (NGOs).

Equally suitable professional fields are:

  • Tech

  • Cybersecurity

  • Market research

  • Public affairs

With your knowledge of corporate management, you will also have the necessary qualifications for management positions.

Tuition fees and funding

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With a dual study programme at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences you invest in a successful career and thus in your future. Students in the dual bachelor's degree in Business Informatics & Data Science benefit from a large number of partner companies, which normally take over the tuition fees in full or co-finance them. Additionally, our students have various funding options such as BAföG or scholarships. You can find more information on all funding opportunities available to you here.

We start accepting applications for the dual study programme Business Informatics & Data Science (BSc) at UE one year in advance.


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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.




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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!




Our students come from diverse cultures and have multidisciplinary backgrounds and perspectives. In Business Informatics & Data Science (BSc) you will learn how to develop entrepreneurial and innovative projects that combine new knowledge about digital technologies with business administration and management skills, while responding to the challenges of the corporate industry. If you want to experience a progressive curriculum and innovative pedagogy and at the same time interact with a highly qualified team of lecturers who will provide you with individual support during the programme and beyond, then the bachelor's degree in Business Informatics & Data Science is exactly the right one for you. As part of the programme the students deal with following problem statements:


- What is digital transformation and industry 4.0 about and what are the most important features of the technology?

- The acceleration of the pace of technology-adoption worldwide;
  The non-rivalry and non-exclusivity of technology in business and industry.

- What are the expectations and trends for the performance of the data science industry and the key areas of knowledge?

  • Big data and analytics, digital transformation

  • Cybersecurity, technology surveillance

  • Cloud computing and mobility

  • Use of artificial intelligence

Become a cooperation partner


Find young and highly qualified talents for an apprenticeship in your company. We will assist you in choosing suitable candidates that fit your individual requirements and wishes.


Read more on how to become a practice partner of the University of Europe for Applied Sciences or book your personal consultation here.


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Cooperation partners

Get access to our network. At the UE we work with market-leading companies from a wide range of industries.

Get access to our network. At the UE we work with market-leading companies from a wide range of industries.

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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 UE Germany received STERN badge for "Best Dual Study Provider"

Learn from our experts

Our professors are experts in their field with many years of experience in academia and the private sector. They offer regular consultation hours. Get to know the professors of the dual bachelor's degree in Business Informatics & Data Science personally! Click here for the events calendar.

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