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Your dual course of study: Applied Computer Science

In Applied Computer Science, classic computer science meets extensive application knowledge. This is how complex IT solutions come about that combine technical and business transactions.

During your studies, the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Mannheim will give you well-founded knowledge about IT, business management and intercultural communications. There will be an emphasis on IT focal points such as analysis, design, implementation, testing and operation of software systems.

At REWE Systems, you will supplement your knowledge with intensive practical application in the various sections of Development. Here, among other things, you will learn how to help design and develop future IT systems and applications.

This is what you should bring with you for your studies:

  • A general or subject-linked matriculation standard with a good grade point average
  • Friendly and confident personality
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Good mathematical and technical understanding
  • Knowledge of a programming language
  • Good organisation
  • Service orientation and flexibility
  • An outgoing personality the ability to work in a team


Depending on your choice of focus, you will receive, among others, well-founded knowledge during the theoretical phases in:

  • Software engineering
  • Website engineering
  • Databases
  • Information management
  • Computer technology
  • Communication and network technology
  • Project management
  • Consulting


During your practical training, you will contribute to current projects at REWE Systems using modern methods and become acquainted with the following key points, among others:

  • Programming with ABAP, COBOL, Java, X++
  • Implementing Frameworks with Hadoop, JEE, Spring, Wicket
  • Software operations with Linux and Windows
  • Creating databases
  • Running tests for quality assurance

Duration and completion of training:

  • 3 years
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

You can start your study here.

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