Real Estate, Bachelor of Arts

Dual studies @ IU International University of Applied Sciences 

In the dual degree program Real Estate Management at Germany's largest university, you will learn the basics of real estate economics and systematically engage with topics such as marketing, statistics, and real estate project development. Additionally, you will deepen your knowledge in technical real estate management or in real estate valuation and financing. Over a period of 7 semesters, theory and practice alternate regularly, for example on a weekly basis. And as for the tuition fees, your practical partner will cover them!

At a Glance

University IU International University of Applied Sciences, UAS based in Erfurt
Field of Study Engineering SciencesReal Estate Management
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Duration 7 Semesters
ECTS 180 Credit Points
Language of Instruction German
Course contents Business Administration, Statistics, Managerial Economics, Introduction to Academic Work for Business Management and Communication, Practical Project 1: Agile Project Management, Practical Reflection 1: Design Architecture and Construction, Business Mathematics, Leadership 4.0, Accounting and Financial Reporting, Foundations of Real Estate Management, Practical Project 2: New Work, Practical Reflection 2: Design Architecture and Construction, Management of Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Basics of Construction Technology, Real Estate Ownership, Cost and Performance Accounting, Practical Project 3: Real Estate Marketing, Practical Reflection 3: Design Architecture and Construction, Private and Public Building Law, Real Estate Project Development, Rental and Tenancy Law, Seminar: International Real Estate Management, Practical Project 4: Megatrends in Real Estate, Practical Reflection 4: Design Architecture and Construction, Elective Module A1, Elective Module A2, Elective Module B1, Elective Module B2, Practical Project 5: Sustainability in Real Estate, Practical Reflection 5: Design Architecture and Construction, Elective Module C1, Elective Module C2, Practical Project 6: Digital Strategies in Real Estate, Practical Reflection 6: Design Architecture and Construction, Bachelor's Thesis
Electives Technical Real Estate Management, Real Estate Evaluation and Financing
Location Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Brunswick, Bremen, Chemnitz, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Cologne, Kiel, Leipzig, Luebeck, Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Muenster, Nuremberg, Potsdam, Ravensburg, Regensburg, Rostock, Stuttgart, Ulm, Wuppertal, Wuerzburg or Virtual Campus
Enrollment quarterly (start dates may vary by location)
More Info https://www.iu-dualesstudium.de
  • dual study program without tuition fees at Germany's largest university
  • no numerus clausus, no restrictions on admissions
  • over 15,000 practical partners in more than 30 cities from Berlin to Munich
  • interesting specializations, such as real estate valuation and financing
  • learning also possible at the virtual campus
  • study starts possible quarterly in January, April, July, and October
  • dual myStudies with optional face-to-face or virtual classes

These are the requirements for the Bachelor's in Real Estate Management

With your Bachelor's in Real Estate Management, you can work as a real estate agent, real estate manager, or appraiser.

You can be admitted to the dual study program at IU International University if you have either a high school diploma (general university entrance qualification), a technical diploma, or a subject-specific university entrance qualification.

In addition, you can study real estate management without a high school diploma. For the dual study program without a high school diploma, you need a completed advanced training course, such as a certified business economist, or have a master's certificate. Or you have completed a vocational training and worked full-time for at least 3 years following this training.

These are the study contents in the dual study program Real Estate Management

This Bachelor's degree at IU includes approximately 36 modules that you will take and complete over 6 semesters of regular study time. Each module is worth 5-10 credits (ECTS) and concludes with an examination, such as a term paper or an exam. In total, you will earn 180 credits from module to module and from semester to semester.

The typical course schedule for full-time studies in Real Estate Management looks like this:

  • 1st Semester: Business Administration, Statistics, Managerial Economics, Introduction to Scientific Work for Business Management and Communication, Practice Project 1: Agile Project Management, Practice Reflection 1: Design Architecture and Construction
  • 2nd Semester: Business Mathematics, Leadership 4.0, Accounting and Financial Statements, Fundamentals of Real Estate Management, Practice Project 2: New Work, Practice Reflection 2: Design Architecture and Construction
  • 3rd Semester: Management of Residential and Commercial Properties, Basic Building Technology, Real Estate Ownership, Cost and Performance Accounting, Practice Project 3: Real Estate Marketing, Practice Reflection 3: Design Architecture and Construction
  • 4th Semester: Private and Public Construction Law, Real Estate Project Development, Leasing and Tenancy Law, Seminar: International Real Estate Management, Practice Project 4: Megatrends in Real Estate Management, Practice Reflection 4: Design Architecture and Construction
  • 5th Semester: Elective Module A1, Elective Module A2, Elective Module B1, Elective Module B2, Practice Project 5: Sustainability in Real Estate Management, Practice Reflection 5: Design Architecture and Construction
  • 6th Semester: Elective Module C1, Elective Module C2, Practice Project 6: Digital Strategies in Real Estate Management, Practice Reflection 6: Design Architecture and Construction, Bachelor's Thesis

As a specialization, you choose one of the modules Technical Real Estate Management or Real Estate Valuation and Financing.

How to find your practical partner in a dual study program

Upon request, you can attend a free application training with IU International University.

Finding the right practical partner is crucial for a successful dual study program in Real Estate Management. With a network of over 15,000 practical partners nationwide, IU International University helps you find a suitable practical partner.

This is how you find your practical partner for the dual study program in Real Estate Management with IU:

  1. You apply online through the IU website. With your application, you also submit your documents such as a resume and your latest certificate.
  2. You participate in an online information session via the IU application portal. During the information session, the study counseling explains everything about the dual study program, admission, and finding a practical partner.
  3. Upon request, you can complete a free applicant training to prepare for applications in potential companies.
  4. Together with you, the study counseling searches for the right practical partner. The university either arranges a company from its extensive network for you or contacts your desired company.

These cities offer the Real Estate Management study

With over 35 study locations throughout Germany, IU International University represents dual studies in all disciplines across Germany.

The dual study program in Real Estate Management is currently offered by the university in more than 20 cities, including Berlin, Bielefeld, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, and Munich.

On campus, you will, for example, attend your lectures and seminars. In the lounge area, you can exchange ideas with your fellow students. Depending on the city, you can also use the canteens, cafeterias, and libraries of other universities – such as at the Berlin location.

Studying Real Estate Management at the IU Virtual Campus

At the Virtual Campus, you learn digitally and flexibly in small study groups.

If there is no IU campus near you or you prefer flexible and digital learning, you can also enroll in the so-called IU Virtual Campus.

At the Virtual Campus, you will, for example, attend your Real Estate Management classes through regular video conferences with your fellow students and lecturers.

Through the IU myCampus learning platform, you will have access to study scripts and the virtual library. Using the IU's LearnApp, you can, for example, work through your scripts digitally on a tablet.

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