B.Sc. On Campus

Coding and Software Engineering

XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences

36 months
8330 EUR/year
8330 EUR/year
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This Bachelor program at the adesso School of Coding and Software Engineering (within the XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences) gives you the tools to develop your own innovative digital products using the latest methods and technical standards. You will start out your first semester programming your first own app and from then on you decide which direction to take.


Welcome to the adesso School of Coding and Software Engineering. So as to educate the software engineers of the future, adesso SE and XU Exponential University have teamed up to create a practice-oriented study program in Coding and Software Engineering.

The curriculum combines class room lectures with independent work projects and is enriched by the valuable practical knowledge adesso brings in from the many years working as one of the most important tech partner in German speaking countries.

Students can put their gained knowledge into practice early on: From programming their own apps, to working as part of adesso's teams to writing their bachelor thesis in cooperation with tech companies.


In the 5th and 6th semesters, students get to chose their specializiation, selecting from the following options:

  • Web Development
  • Professional App Development
  • Usability Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Warehouse
  • Mobile Management and Techniques
  • Digital Management and Consulting
  • Business Management

Study Abroad

In the 4th semester you can opt to study at one of our partner universities abroad. 


You have the chance to join adesso SE as a working student or do different internships within other technology companies in Potsdam and Berlin. However, even without an internship, you will gain practical know-how through team projects, business games, labs, and many excursions (full- and part-time option).

Hello, future! You successfully completed your bachelor studies in Coding and Software Engineering at XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences? What’s next?

Depending on which specialization you have chosen, you can take off in the following areas, for example:

  • Coding/Software Engineering (Software Developer/Designer)
  • Software Project Management
  • IT Application Consulting
  • IT Coordination and Organization
  • IT Quality Assurance
  • IT Consulting

The knowledge in Coding and Software Engineering you gained during your bachelor studies provides you with numerous job prospects. As an expert, you have a wide range of coding and software engineering skills – from analysis, planning, development and design to testing and implementing a digital solution.

The number of well-trained developers and consultants required by companies of all sizes and industries is extremely high and growing. This also applies to technology companies that develop digital solutions as well as to enterprises that are using them.

Would you rather do your own thing and become an entrepreneur? Our professors and the team at our Career Service Center will be happy to support you.

Programme Structure

Main areas of study

  • Coding (Web and App Development)
  • Software Engineering (Agile Software Development)
  • IT
  • Innovation Management Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • successfully passed advanced training in accordance with the provisions of the Crafts Code (German: Handwerksordnung), the Vocational Training Act (German: Berufsausbildungsgesetz) or comparable federal or state regulations  or   
  • completed a technical school education at a state or state-recognized technical school as defined in § 28 of the School Act (German: Schulgesetz) or a comparable education in another German federal state  or  
  • completed at least two years of vocational training in a profession that is related to the intended course of study and that is regulated by German federal or state law, and worked in the profession for at least three years   
  • you must demonstrate good knowledge of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8330 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24990 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8330 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24990 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Potsdam

690 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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