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Study at Steinbeis University, the inventor of Germany’s dual education

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Helping you better ‘engineer’ your success – in business, or engineering, or both

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Innovative learning experiences for every study format – 100% online, 100% in-person or a combination

Innovative curriculum

The most cutting-egde and diverse curriculum from professors and industry experts

An approach suited to COVID times

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When you succeed, we succeed


Study at Germany’s Largest Private University in a Program Specifically Designed for & by You

For over 150 years, Steinbeis has stood for innovation: in pioneering the world-renowned dual education approach, uniting classroom learning with on-site workplace experience. Today, with SMI’s new cutting-edge business and engineering study programs, we’re bringing the latest developments across both lucrative and innovative industries to students around the world – flexibly and in real time.

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Meet SMI alumni

BA, Media Management

"Studying at SMI has opened up new opportunities for me. It helped me pivot professionally from being an editor at a newspaper to holding an exciting position in the marketing department of Switzerland's largest online retailer. Even today, I still benefit from what I learned in my courses."

Martin Jungfer

Martin Jungfer Head of Content at Digitec Galaxus AG, Switzerland

Executive MBA

"At SMI, I had one of the best times of my life. To this day, I still have a close professional and private network with fellow former students. With the MBA, I was finally able to become the managing director of a company."

Diana Iljine

Diana Iljine Managing Director of the Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH

MSc, Management & Innovation

"My studies at SMI enabled me to transform my business idea into a full-fledged business model. I was given comprehensive support all along the way. Now that I've graduated, I'm well on the way to launching my new company."

Vera Burggraf

Vera Burggraf Leadership Coach at Bleistahl


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