Prospective Students

You are interested in theoretical learning but you do not want to miss out on practical training? You are motivated, showing power of endurance and you are prepared to learn at two different locations? A cooperative study programme will offer you the opportunity to efficiently combine theoretical and practical training.

Advantages of cooperative study programmes
  • Direct link between theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • Apprenticeship-Integrated Academic Degree Programmes:
    • two officially recognized professional qualifications
    • shortened total duration for gaining both qualifications in comparison to an apprenticeship followed by a traditional study course
  • Fincancial security due to training allowance paid by the cooperating company
  • Gain and expand Soft Skills and Hard Skills: in addition to gaining professional competence,  personal, social and methodological skills are being acquired and developed
  • Likelihood of being taken on by the cooperating company
  • Excellent job and career chances
  • Advantages in the labour market compared to graduates of conventional courses of studies as a sound practical experience is already available at graduating
Terms of admission - Cooperative Bachelor Degree Programme

In order to apply for a  cooperative study course you need:

  • a Higher Education Entrance Qualification
  • a signed indenture or internship contract with a cooperating partner/ practice partner

In a first step people interested in taking up a cooperative study course directly apply to one of our practice partners or alternatively propose a company that would be interested in becoming a cooperating partner of Trier University of Applied Sciences. We will check if a cooperation is possible.
In a second step you apply for the cooperative study course at the TUAS. Please take into account deadlines that need to be complied with and specific requirements and conditions of the respective degree programme.

Admission to a Bachelor's programmes, which is offered in a cooperative form, is also possible for persons who have acquired the school-based part of the entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences (/Fachhochschulreife). In this case, in addition to the certificate of the school-based part of the Fachhochschulreife, proof of the completed first year of training must be provided in the form of the professional training contract. Further information on the university entrance qualification can be obtained from the Study Service.

Terms of admission - Consecutive internship-integrated Master's Degree Programme

For admission to a consecutive internship Master's degree programme you need a completed internship contract with a cooperting partner of Trier University of Applied Sciences and a Bachelor's certificate. In addition, there may be restrictions in the Bachelor's degrees admitted, a minimum grade, aptitude tests or additionally required internships. The special admission requirements can be found on the information pages of the respective degree program.


Coordination office for Cooperative Study Programmes

Building A | Room 109
Schneidershof | 54293 Trier
Phone: +49 651 / 81 03 - 209


Core hours: Mo.-Fr. 08:00-11:30 Uhr



Programme Director for Cooperative Study Programmes

Building B | Room 106 b
Schneidershof | 54293 Trier
Phone: +49 651 / 81 03 - 312


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