Dual Study Master’s Degree

Audi dual is aimed at bachelor’s degree holders who are excited about technology and IT. The program combines studies at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) or at Technische Universität München (TUM) with practical assignments at Audi.

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Apply from 01.07.2023 - 17.09.2023 to start your dual master's program in October 2024

What you can expect

In the lecture-free periods you will be assigned to your target division. Here you will gain practical experience and work independently on projects.

In addition, there are also flexible components in the program, so you can also get to know other departments or even gather international experience by spending a part of your practical semester abroad.

Depending on the field of study, the study can take place either at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) or at the Technische Universität München (TUM). 


  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree that meets the admission's requirements of the university
  • Initial practical experience as part of academic internships or a graduation thesis in the industry
  • Interest in future topics in the field of mobility
  • Interest in new technologies and trends
  • Knowledge of German (minimum level C1) and of foreign languages, especially English

Offered fields of study

Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence

Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence

In the 4-semester Master’s degree program in “Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence” at the Technische Universität München (TUM), you will become a specialist in robotics. You will combine knowledge from the fields of informatics, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. In addition to traditional robotic control, you will delve deeper into the areas of perception, image processing and artificial intelligence.

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Data Engineering and Analytics

Data Engineering and Analytics

The trend towards "Big Data" is driven by a number of developments. In response to these developments, the English-language master's program Data Engineering and Analytics at the Technische Universität München (TUM) deals with the evaluation and processing of extremely large amounts of data. In order to be able to process these data volumes efficiently, new techniques and procedures are required, which are made available to you in the course of the study program and enable you to design and plan practical solutions in this subject area.

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Business Information Systems Engineering

Business Information Systems Engineering

The use of business software systems (Business Information Systems) for the efficient implementation of business processes is as natural as it is widespread in companies today. However, the dynamics of the megatrend of digitalisation present companies with enormous challenges in managing their network of integrated business information systems, which has grown over many years, developing them innovatively and keeping them fit for the future. With Business Information Systems Engineering, our German language Master's degree programme at THI, you will prepare yourself professionally and methodically for activities in these extremely practice-relevant subject areas.

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Cloud Applications und Security Engineering

Cloud Applications und Security Engineering

With this Master's program at THI, you will specialize in the design and implementation of modern software concepts with reference to relevant and practical areas of application. The aim of the program is to impart core competencies for cloud-based and secure application development using popular methods and tools. This includes, for example, topics from the fields of virtualization, orchestration, cloud computing, continuous integration, and delivery through to questions regarding secure modern software architectures and networks as well as topics in the context of computer forensics.

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Electrical engineering for mobile systems

Electrical engineering for mobile systems

During the three-semester master’s degree program in electrical engineering for mobile systems at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI), you will learn the engineering methods used in the field of automotive electrotechnical and mechatronic systems development. In addition to your professional expertise, you will also further develop your analytical and methodological competence as well as your ability to scrutinize your own actions.

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Automotive Engineering

Automotive Engineering

The master's degree program in automotive engineering offered at at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) provides you with in-depth training in the field of automotive development. For this purpose, the most important components of vehicles, such as the drive and the body, but also mechatronic systems, such as driver assistance systems, are covered. You also have the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of modern development methods and the associated software.

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Taxation and Accounting

Taxation and Accounting

The master's degree course in Taxation and Accounting at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) particularly qualifies students to take up employment with tax consultancy and accountancy firms as well as in the tax and accounting departments of large companies.Its sound scientific basis and high level of practical orientation ensures students acquire professional training in this field. Special features: The degree course is an important basis in preparing for the tax consultant examination, which you will complete after graduating your dual master course.

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The most important questions answered right away

Which documents should I include with my application?

In addition to your completed online application, we require evidence of your educational history so that we can assess your eligibility. This should include your Abitur certificate (A level certificate/high school diploma) and a statement of your previous academic achievements, among others. A covering letter and a CV would also be helpful.
You can scan these documents and attach them to your application as files in the ‘Attachments’ section (preferably in PDF or JPG format).
We are also happy to give you the option to apply for several study courses.

How does the application process for the Audi dual programme work?

After you have submitted your written application to us, you will be invited to take a aptitude test. Please complete this within 7 days.
We will then review all the applications and look at the results of the aptitude tests.

If you have impressed us, we will invite you to a MS Teams Meeting so we can get to know each other.

Can I also study my chosen degree at another university with Audi?

The degree courses offered are continuously reviewed and adjusted to the requirements of AUDI AG. Studying at another university is therefore not possible.

Do I also have to apply to the university?

Yes, as soon as you have secured your place on the master thesis with Audi, your second step must be to enrol at the university. You must enrol before you can start your degree programme.

How do the practical assignments work?

You will gain your practical work experience at Audi during the times when there are no lectures (semester vacations, practical semester, master thesis). Most of the time you will spend in your assigned target division to gain practical experience. In addition, there are also flexible components in the program, so you can also get to know other departments of our company.

In your practical assignments you can take responsibility and implement projects independently. An assignment abroad (up to 3 months) is also possible.

Will I be taken on by Audi after my dual degree?

We offer a takeover guarantee in the target division for all students who successfully complete their dual studies within the standard period of study.

How much do dual students (master’s degree) earn

You will receive financial funding from us every month irrespective of whether you are studying at the university or whether you are currently doing practical work experience with us in the factory. The payment is the same for all dual students; we do not differentiate between degree courses. The amount of financial support is determined by the percentage of the basic monthly pay of salary scale 7 of the collective wage agreement of the metal and electrical industry in Baden-Württemberg (available online). It is:

1st Audi dual training year: 37%
2nd Audi dual training year: 39%
3rd Audi dual training year: 42%

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