From Bologna to dual degree in Baden-Wurttemberg and its schools of Lorrach, dual degree programs can look back on a successful history of education. In 1974 and so 25 years before Bologna the way for dual college courses were laid in the rural. Basel, October 21, 2009 – in the beginning was not educational, but an entrepreneurial initiative. in 1971, the former Daimler-Benz AG, Robert Bosch GmbH and the Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG at the Baden-Wurttemberg Ministry of approached with a request to upgrade the existing dual degree program, to provide a real alternative to traditional higher education students. The learning should reach a level comparable to the College. Three years later the Berufsakademie Baden-Wurttemberg’s success story began in 1974\”. First however as an educational project.
1981 already 9 more academies in all of Baden Wurttemberg had the dual training project joined, in 1982 following the official legalization carried out that of Stuttgart Parliament passed the vocational Academy Act BAG\”for Baden-Wurttemberg. Central educational demands of Bologna, such as, for example, the employability of the trainees were seen long before 1999 Baden-Wuerttemberg education reality. The Berufsakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in March 2009 in dual Hochschule Baden-Wurttemberg \”, short DHBW, converted, the University status became thus marked. In terms of content was and the concept of a compact three-year study is being pursued. The content of an equivalent, non dual studies are taught in six stages of theory. The curriculum be deepened or supplemented during six practical phases in the company. All Bachelor are accounts financial statements according to the Bologna model accredited and assimilated with the classic, non dual Bachelor’s degree. With it an open secret seems to be, that many companies preferred the practice set experienced graduates of dual training sectors. The eight places to study the cooperative State University and its courses are also part regional differences due to. The DHBW Lorrach special qualifications such as the tri-national engineering education for the Bachelor of engineering, Bachelor of the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland and Licencie the Universite de Haute-Alsace are offered, for example, on the basis of the close to the border of Switzerland and France.