Bachelor of Science Applied Computer Science


  • General higher education entrance qualification
  • technical university entrance qualification
  • college entrance qualification with successfully-passed aptitude test at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University

Length of Education/Training:

3 years. Introductory one-month, company-specific internship

Content of the Apprenticeship:

  • practical internships in all business and IT-oriented departments at the company, such as Logistics, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales, Finance & Accounting
  • application & implementation of IT solutions
  • depiction of business process via information technology
  • software development with a focus on Microsoft technologies such as .NET, VBA and MOSS
  • administration management of the IT-infrastructure
  • technological use of business IT systems such as ERP, CRM and logistics softwares
  • data base growth, data mining and reporting
  • IT-services and consulting
  • IT-Service- und project management  


  • Education/training begins in Mannheim with a one-month, pre-internship to become familiar with the basic corporate structures and will provide you with the first core competencies
  • Subsequent education/training rotates between classes taken at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in Mannheim (Dualen Hochschule Mannheim) and practical internships at the corresponding site in Mannheim
  • It is possible to do an internship abroad in one of the over 150 subsidiaries worldwide. In addition, an exchange university of the Cooperative State University in Mannheim (Dualen Hochschule Mannheim) can be chosen for an exchange as well

Additional Training Elements:

  • Software development and programming techniques
  • IT-systems and network technique,
  • Corporate standard software (e.g. SAP, ERP, CRM)
  • IT project management,
  • Presentation techniques,
  • Communications training,
  • Microsoft Office training,
  • Business English with the possibility of obtaining the Business English Certificate (BEC)

Opportunities for Further Education:

  • Internal trainings and certification
  • Master’s programme of study at a domestic or foreign technical university