You can find here general information about the dual Master program in the field of Advanced Risk Technologies, with the specialization of Risk Engineering and Management. The program is organized by the Steinbeis Transfer Institute Advanced Risk Technologies (STI), embedded in Steinbeis University Berlin (SHB).

Overview of the study concept

In line with the Project Competence Concept (German: PKS) of SHB, the program is designed and dedicated to people in full time employment. The student is working on a project of a sponsoring company during the course of the study program.

The 2-year long program includes five thematic modules in the first year with compulsory, optional compulsory and elective courses worth 60 Credit Points (CPs). These courses are combined with a sixth major module including a project work (42 CPs) and Master Thesis (18 CPs), to be performed in the second year. Each student after the admission to the program, receive a personalized study schedule. It defines the optional and elective courses, and the project and thesis work in alignment with the student's company supervisor.

In general, most of the courses in the curriculum last five-days. The exams are scheduled on the fifth day or on an additional day, and cover all specific topics of risks which were reviewed throughout the course. The courses are designed to allow students to quickly absorb working knowledge. Learning methods include lectures, review of literature, interactive problem-solving, individual and group exercises. Lecturers are leading experts in their corresponding fields always open for questions and discussions.

Courses are scheduled during the whole year and are open not only for students enrolled in the Master program, but for other participants wishing to extend their knowledge and skills. This mixture creates a specific atmosphere and enables students to profit also from the international surroundings and open discussions.

To learn about the specific courses in more detail, go to

Information about the admission procedure and requirements can be found on the

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