Dual study programme at Hannover Re

Work and study – The perfect combination for you.

In cooperation with the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts (FHDW), we offer a dual study programme leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration with a focus on insurance. In the dual study programme, you will alternate between semesters at the university of applied sciences and practical phases at our company. We finance all costs of the degree programme.

Studying with a practical kick

In cooperation with the FHDW, we offer you the dual and part-time Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration with a focus on insurance. In addition to the strong integration of theory and practice, the small class sizes and dedicated support from the lecturers provide you with an excellent learning environment within the degree programme. We are also proud to note that we have successfully provided employment opportunities to all dual students upon completion of their studies.

Financing your studies 

We finance your entire degree programme at the FHDW and also cover the costs for the examination at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK). You will also receive a training allowance in line with the standard pay scale throughout your studies. 50 Euro per semester for additional subject-related teaching materials. If you would like to develop your skills even further, you can do so in our in-house seminars. At the end of your studies, you will not only have a IHK qualification, but a recognised Bachelor's degree. With the knowledge you acquired, you will be able to secure excellent career opportunities.

Your path to success 

The academic year begins each October. Before starting your studies, we ask that you undertake a one-month internship within the organisation. During this time, you will have the opportunity to get acquaint yourself with your colleagues and fellow students, as well as gain insight into the company and the basics of the reinsurance business. The study blocks at the university of applied sciences, each lasting three months, alternate with practical phases at our company, where you will familiarize yourself with up to six divisions. If the opportunity arises and you are interested, there are also study abroad options which can be explored. After two years, you will take your examination at the Hanover Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) to qualify as an insurance and financial investment specialist. At the end of the three-year degree programme, you will receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration with a specialisation in Insurance.

"My application for the dual study programme was straightforward online. During the application process, I was given an insight into the informal working atmosphere and received regular updates and prompt answers to all my questions. As a dual student at Hannover Re, you have to be open to different tasks, as the programme is varied and you learn something new every day. Communication skills, an interest in economic and mathematical topics and a desire to work in an international environment are important."

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