European Double Degree IT (EDDIT)

EDDIT is a four-year variant of the Bachelor's degree program (240 ECTS) at the Department of Computer Science.

The students spend their fourth year of study at one of the participating foreign partner universities and additionally acquire the Bachelor's degree from this partner university. In addition to the courses in computer science, students take part in language and cultural courses in which they become familiar with the culture of the international partner.

Advantages

Participation in the EDDIT study program offers you many advantages! In just 4 years (8 semesters or 240 ECTS) you will receive two full bachelor's degrees!

They spend a year abroad and get to know the local culture and language. In this way it is possible to achieve two degrees within only 4 years. You can also obtain the certificate "International Studies" of the SuKs Accompanying Studies at the Hochschule Darmstadt. You can also obtain the certificate "Intercultural Competence in English" from the Language Center at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.

Please note that our EDDIT offer is not an independent study program. It is rather another variant of the bachelor program. More information about our EDDIT program can be found here.

Study course

  • They complete the first six semesters at the Department of Computer Science in Darmstadt.
  • You write your bachelor thesis in the 3rd year of study in English.
  • You will complete your 4th year of study at one of the two participating partner universities and acquire the additional qualification there.
  • Then you can start your Master at the Hochschule Darmstadt. Services rendered abroad can be credited for this.

Graduation with EDDIT

Depending on which partner university you are in your fourth year of study, you can acquire two of the following three degrees:

  • BSc Computer Science (h_da)
  • BSc (Honors) Computer Science (DIT)
  • BEng Information Technology (OAMK)

Possible combinations

If, as a student of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, you complete your fourth year at the DIT in Ireland, you will successfully complete the following two degrees after completing all four years of the EDDIT program and earning 240 ECTS:

  • BSc (Honors) Computer Science (DIT)
  • BSc Computer Science (h_da)

When you complete your fourth year at OAMK in Finland, you will successfully complete the following two degrees after completing all four years of the EDDIT program and earning 240 ECTS:

  • BEng Information Technology (OAMK)
  • BSc Computer Science (h_da)

Become an EDDIT student

In order to participate in our EDDIT as a student of the University of Darmstadt, you must take the course "Intercultural Competence" in addition to your normal Bachelor's courses. This course requires a specific English language level. The language center of the University of Darmstadt offers a corresponding placement test.

In addition, you will have to complete the compulsory course "Informatics and Society" in English as part of your further course of study and you will have to sit 30 CP at English-language elective courses. Afterwards, write your bachelor thesis in English as well.

Please get in touch as soon as possible, at the latest however half a year before your planned stay abroad, with one of the responsible international representatives of the department.

Contact

Programme Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Bettina Harriehausen-Mühlbauer

: D15,204
+49.6151.16-38485
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Programme Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Ronald Charles Moore

: D15,204
+49.6151.16-38447
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Department Office
Ursula Schmunk

Schöfferstraße 8b
64295 Darmstadt
: D14,0.11
+49.6151.16-38413
+49.6151.16-38935
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