WUP 27/3/2013 Wittenborg University meets Cooperative Education IBA students of ANGELL Akademie in Freiburg

Directors Peter Birdsall and Robert Wetterauer - Wittenborg and ANGELL have worked together in the creation of an academic top-up programme for students in the Cooperative Education IBA programme, offered at the institute in Freiburg, Southern Germany. Students from ANGELL's IBA are given the opportunity to complete a final year top-up with credit transfer at Wittenborg in Apeldoorn. Students from Freiburg can choose 4 of the Wittenborg IBA pathways - Hospitality Management, Marketing & Communication, Real Estate Management and a new specialisation - Sport and Event Management.Wittenborg and ANGELL have worked together in the creation of an academic top-up programme for students in the Cooperative Education IBA programme, offered at the institute in Freiburg, Southern Germany. Students from ANGELL's IBA are given the opportunity to complete a final year top-up with credit transfer at Wittenborg in Apeldoorn. Students from Freiburg can choose 4 of the Wittenborg IBA pathways - Hospitality Management, Marketing & Communication, Real Estate Management and a new specialisation - Sport and Event Management.

The Cooperative Education IBA programme in Germany is a 180 credit, 3 year Bachelor of Business Administration, that combines periods of work with periods of study. The programme is offered from the IBA International Berufsakademie - a University of Cooperative Education - at 12 different campuses in Germany, including Freiburg. A University of Cooperative Education in Germany is similar to a "cooperative Hogeschool"  in the Netherlands, that offers dual learning programmes, known in Dutch as Duaal Opleidingen.

Wittenborg University Students at Project WeekEmployers are closely involved in the study process and at ANGELL Akademie students spend 3 months in the workplace and 3 months in the lecture rooms, throughout the three year programme. Employers pay students an allowance throughout the year, which means that essentially they cover a student's tuition fee.

The final year top-up in Apeldoorn offers students from Freiburg a period abroad, in which they can add to their academic qualification and prepare for entry into a Master’s programme.

WUP 27/3/2013