The federal state currently has five universities, five art academies and five universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschule). At the same time, there are numerous academies run by the University of Cooperative Education (Berufsakademie, BA), whose courses alternate between theory and practice.
Practical relevance, short degree courses, interesting branches of study - no wonder dual degrees are so popular. We summarise the most important questions and answers about dual degrees offered by the University of Cooperative Education in Saxony.
Saxony's cooperative degree programmes take the state in a whole new direction: they combine training at a company or vocational training centre with a Bachelor's degree at an institute of higher education or University of Applied Sciences.
It is possible to study for a degree without an Abitur, the university-level school-leaving exam, though few people in Saxony still take that big step. But it is absolutely doable. Here you will find an overview of how to study in Saxony without an Abitur.