The dual studies at DHBW Stuttgart with the campus in Horb combine theoretical studies at a university and practical experience at a company or social institution in a unique way.
Students who choose dual studies switch between the university and their training institution every three months. The theory and practice contents are closely coordinated and incorporate current developments. In this way, the students already gain professional experience and the social skills required in every-day working life during their studies. The about 2,500 carefully selected training institutions, the dual partners of DHBW Stuttgart, are responsible for selecting their students and employ them for the duration of their studies. The excellent training and the appreciation of the training companies and social institutions also shows in the fact that such a large percentage of graduates is taken on by their training company: about 80 percent receive a contract after graduation.
After three years of intensive studies and an academic final paper at the Schools of Business, Engineering or Social Work, the graduates complete their studies with a Bachelor’s degree. All pathways of DHBW Stuttgart are internationally approved and enable students to access Master programmes at universities in Germany and abroad.
Since autumn 2011, DHBW Stuttgart additionally offers Master programmes at all its schools. According to the dual principle, the studies are practice-integrated and take place next to work in close cooperation with the dual partners. This allows further education without a career setback.
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