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Dual study programme Business & Industry, B. Sc.*

Practical experience and theoretical knowledge are the key elements for companies. With the UE you combine these components in a special university course.


You will receive two degrees in record time: After seven semesters you will not only have a bachelor's degree in business, but also a professional qualification as an industry specialist. The programme was developed with the North Rhine-Westphalia Chamber of Industry and Commerce and leading companies from the region and is tailored precisely to the requirements of industrial companies. Thanks to the close cooperation with a partner vocational college, you have the opportunity to connect the study theory from your seminars at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences with the practical tasks at your practice partner campany right from the start.


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Key Facts

Tuition fees
Tuition fees

Study for 0 €


The tuition fees of € 566 per month usually get covered by your practice partner.

Semester start
Semester start

Wintersemester 2023


Start vocational training: August

Start study programme: September

Mode of study
Mode of study

Dual with integrated vocational training in presence on campus, in vocational school and at the company.


Hybrid study options are individually agreed upon with the applicant.


Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) and a professional degree as industry specialist

Admission requirements
Admission requirements
  • General university entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent

  • Proof of working contract with a company recognised by a chamber

  • B2 knowledge of the teaching language

  • Interview

Duration of studies
Duration of studies

7 semesters (3,5 years)

Credit Points
Credit Points

180 ECTS

Teaching language & place of study
Teaching language & place of study

German in Iserlohn

Areas of expertise
Areas of expertise

Business, accounting, industry, marketing


The dual degree programme B.Sc. Business & Industry comprises seven semesters:


  • 1st semester: Business foundations, Economics: Theory

  • 2nd semester: Corporate accounting, Value chain management

  • 3rd semester: Corporate management and Finance, Quantitative research

  • 4th semester: Controlling and taxes, Economics: Digital transformation

  • 5th semester: Law

  • 6th semester: Supply chain management, Project controlling

  • 7th semester: Strategy, Material flow systems, Bachelor thesis


Curriculum Business & Industry dual (B.Sc.)

Important information

Focus of the study programme

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Start your successful career in industry - and benefit twice over: in a very short time you will not only receive a bachelor's degree in business, but also a training qualification as an industry specialist. Thanks to the close cooperation with the vocational college, you will be busy right from the start with the central challenges of the industry. Through the practical phases at your company, you can directly connect theory with practice.
Core modules such as corporate accounting, project management, controlling and taxes provide you with a deep understanding of industrial and global processes. Additionally you will deal with topics from logistics (such as supply chain management) and marketing (strategic customer relationship management) as part of your studies to become an effective self-starter in a variety of consumer-centred companies.

Why choose dual studies at the UE?

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The Business & Industry study programme was developed with the North Rhine-Westphalia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and leading industrial companies from the region and is tailored precisely to the requirements of modern industry. This gives this course a special trial character that is unique on the market. You receive two degrees within 3.5 years of study - the Bachelor of Science in Business and the professional qualification as an industry specialist.
Your practice partner will pay you a fixed salary from the first day of your studies. Many practice partners are willing to cover the costs of your studies and are interested in continuing to work with you after you have completed your 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.


With a successfully completed dual degree in Business & Industry at the UE, you obtain the necessary expertise for a variety of professions that require a thorough understanding of industrial and global processes. This expertise opens up professional opportunities in international companies and thus excellent career prospects.

Typical professional fields for graduates of our dual study programme Business & Industry are:

  • Business consulting
  • Finances and controlling
  • Sales
  • Marketing


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 & Industry 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 this dual study programme (B.Sc.) at the 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!




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 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 & Industry personally! Click here for the events calendar.


"Combining training and a university degree in just seven semesters prepares our graduates for successful careers in various sectors of industry - including internationally."


Prof. Dr. Thomas Burgartz Dean Faculty Business; Local Program Leader Iserlohn , Campus Iserlohn

Our student testimonials

In addition to the latest business and economic knowledge, you will gain in-depth understanding of the processes of an industrial company. We support you in further developing the skills you will need in your future job.


In this dual study programme, the focus is on your individual advancement in small learning groups and a friendly, familiar atmosphere. You will learn exclusively from renowned business experts and lecturers with practical experience and can actively shape your studies and career path through individually selectable specialisations such as marketing, supply chain management and digital business.


Your advantages

  • Seven semesters, two degrees: Business (B.Sc.) industry specialist.

  • Secure income from day one: Many practice partners pay you a salary upon individual agreement.

  • With the multitude of practical experiences integrated into your studies and the contacts you cultivate during your training, you will clearly stand out from the competition when you start your career.

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