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Systematic development

Dual study program of Software Engineering (B.Sc.)

Expertise for Software Designers

Develop applications that evolve people

A bachelor's degree in Software Engineering makes you a specialist for all phases of software construction - from conception to quality assurance. Work as an application developer as well as in a leadership role. You can also specialize in web engineering or software architecture.


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Start of study

Usually on October 1 of the respective year

Duration of study

7 semesters regularly


Bachelor of Science with 210 ECTS credits


13 Wochen/Halbjahr im Unternehmen,
10 Wochen/Halbjahr an der NORDAKADEMIE


Study "Software Engineering" in general or choose the "IT security" specialization

Tuition fee

Paid by the partner company during the standard period of study

Up to


free bachelor and master study places per year

More than


 bachelor's graduates annually



education partners with at least 1 student

Software Engineering (B.Sc.)

Study information

NORDAKADMIE offers Software Engineering parallel to Business Informatics and interlocks both study programs. The joint modules take place mainly in the first four semesters.

In the further course of your studies, you will deepen your knowledge in mathematics as well as practical and theoretical computer science. In addition, you will focus on special areas such as software engineering, software quality assurance and information systems architecture.

In the elective area you can specialize even further, such as in these areas:

  • Mobile applications
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Robotics
  • Embedded systems
  • Knowledge-based systems
  • Information Visualization
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Social Media/Web 2.0

Thanks to the dual system, the content of your course of studies is closely linked to the requirements of your training company.

Please note that the curriculum is in German, as a C1 level is required to study at NORDAKADEMIE.

Get an overview of the contents of the semesters here:

Subject to change without notice. The current examination regulations apply.

By choosing a major, you can specialize in one area. These include: 

With a bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, you can work in the entire field of software design. This includes the conception and modeling, realization, implementation and quality assurance of complex software systems. Clients rely on your expertise in product development, for example for standard software, as well as for company-specific applications.

Work on your own terms - you can work on projects as an application developer or take on project management tasks. If you specialize accordingly, you can also work as a software engineer, web engineer or software architect.

In these areas you are in demand as an expert:

Commercial and administrative systems, e.g.

  • E-Commerce-Systems
  • ERP-Systems
  • Supply Chain Management Systems
Information- und communication systems, e.g.
  • Mobile Applications
  • Content Management Systems
  • Analytical Information Systems
Technical systems, e.g.
  • Control and monitoring systems for manufacturing plants
  • Embedded Systems
  • CAD-Systems

Good to know:

You can already determine your professional orientation with the choice of your training company. In addition, various elective courses during your studies give you the opportunity to set an individual focus and specialize in a particular field.

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More than 300 companies, some of which operate worldwide, have currently decided to cooperate with NORDAKADEMIE. This means for you: You have excellent prospects for a great job! Which of our partners would you like to work for? Choose your favorites here:

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Please be aware, that we currently do not offer any programs in english language!

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