Dual Degree Program

P&T dual degree plus is a unique career development program aimed at young talents who think out of the box.

What's your current occupation?

You’re looking at the next big leap. You’re interested in programming and technology. You want to make the most out of your time. We might just have the perfect program for you.

You enjoy university. Or maybe you feel like you’re missing out on something. Fast-track your journey towards a professional software career now.

If you’re already in business, take a look at our career page.
We like your style! You’re not bound by conventions. Neither are we.
Let’s talk about reaching your personal goals.
How it works

From day one you will work with
professional software developers
on real projects.

Similar to cooperative study programs offered by many companies, our curriculum combines practical training with a university education. Starting from day one, you will work on real projects alongside professional software developers. Parallel to your training on-the-job you will pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science or business informatics at FernUniversität Hagen.

The time split between work and study is 50 / 50 at 20 hours weekly for each activity. Everything  will take place at our HQ so you don’t have to commute between uni and work like you would have to in many other dual study programs. For your university curriculum you will receive an individual top-class coaching from the Young Business School in Heidelberg ( which has over 15 years of experience in coaching students at FernUniversität Hagen.

This includes all administrative tasks related to your university like signing up for courses and exams. Ask your student friends how much time they spend on paperwork. You will also have the chance to get in touch with like-minded students from Germany and beyond at periodic intensive learning weeks in Heidelberg. During your time at P&T, we pay your university tuition and Young Business School coaching fees. On top of that, you will receive a salary of 800 € monthly. As you make progress through the program your salary will increase dynamically.

Study without paperwork.

We pay your university tuition and Young Business School coaching fees. On top of that, you will receive a salary of 800 € monthly.

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Why it’s better than other cooperative programs
“Real” University Degree

The majority of cooperative study programs is offered by so-called job academies (“Berufsakademien”). Degrees from these academies are widely regarded as lesser-valued than university degrees and can lead to problems for students who wish to pursue a master’s degree. With us, you study at FernUniversität Hagen, the biggest university in Germany with more than 70.000 students and internationally recognized degrees.

Individual Coaching

You can focus on the important things. We take care of all the rest. Our coaching program is designed to make sure you achieve the best results possible, both at work and in uni. Once you’re in, we’re all in the same boat.

Everything in one place

Study and work are aligned to an integrated program. There is no need to commute between job and uni. You have your co-students and your experienced colleagues always at hand if you need help.

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Questions & Answers
Do I have to study Computer Science or Business Informatics?

We prefer majors which have a relation to our business which are Computer Science and Business Informatics. But other subjects are possible. Just contact us with your study ideas.

How long does the program take?

The recommended time for a bachelor’s degree are 6 semesters (3 years). How long it will take you to complete it is totally up to you, though. With focus and motivation it is entirely possible to complete a degree in as little as 2 years. When you start the program, we will create an individual study plan aligned to your personal goals.

Is the degree accepted internationally?

Yes. You will receive and internationally recognized bachelor’s degree from FernUniversität Hagen, the biggest university in Germany. Trivia: Phillip, founder of P&T also holds a bachelor from FernUni Hagen.

Do I need an “Abitur”?

Not necessarily. It is possible to participate in our program and pursue a bachelor’s degree even without “Abitur” (german A-level equivalent). Contact us for details.

Is this an apprenticeship?

No. You will finish our program with a university bachelor which an apprenticeship certificate in every regard. Of course you will be trained extensively on-the-job and will acquire real-world work experience software projects.

Is that even possible, uni and work at the same time?

Absolutely yes. Many students take a job to earn money for their living. With us, you have the additional benefit that work and study are related and aligned as combined program with an individual plan based on your goals.

I’m already enrolled in a university. Do I have to change to FernUni Hagen?

No. It is totally possible to stay at your current university as long as you live in the greater Frankfurt area. We can build an individual curriculum around your needs. Just get in touch.