Dual Studies - Part 2: Theory and Practice at Deutsche Bahn

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Some time ago I interviewed a student who completed a dual course at Deutsche Bahn. What are his motivations and experiences?

Dual Studies - Part 2: Theory and Practice at Deutsche Bahn Dual Studies - Part 2: Theory and Practice at Deutsche Bahn

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Too much theory at normal college


For Steven Gotthardt from Neustadt in the Westerwaldkreis a dual study was the clearly better alternative: The 24-year-old had first started a diploma course at the University of Siegen. But theoretical drumming in crowded auditoriums was not his thing.

He heard about an acquaintance about the dual courses offered by Deutsche Bahn (DB) in cooperation with universities throughout Germany. He applied to DB Systel, DB's IT specialist, for a dual course of study in business informatics at the Berufsakademie Rödermark in Hesse.

Job interview as in a real job


"I was selected not by the university, but by the Deutsche Bahn - just like a real job: I had to go through an assessment center, but I also had a telephone interview, which was partly also in English , Since we also have many contacts with foreign countries and international employees, English is a must! "

explains Gotthardt the multi-stage selection process.

Theory & practice in alternation


During the six-semester study, theory and practice alternated: Gotthardt completed three months alternately at the university and three months at the university Company in Frankfurt.

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Because the course of studies on 40 percent consists of business-related and 60 percent of IT content, the student passed through various departments such as business strategy and management or the energy supply during the consulting units.

Put theoretical knowledge into practice


He particularly likes the opportunity to work independently in his own projects and to convert his theoretical knowledge from the university into practical experiences, or vice versa, to deepen his practical experience in theory.

He has to write reports about the practical units and present them in seminars - the evaluation plays an important role in the overall grade of the study.

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