Dual Degree Program

Dual Degree Program


Frankfurt School of finance & Management


The Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FSM) and UCCS are cooperating to offer Business students a Dual Degree. Upon successful completion of this unique program, students will be awarded two bachelor's degrees - one from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and one from UCCS.

Basic Elements of the Dual Degree

  • Completion of Basic Required Courses

    As a dual degree student, you will complete basic required courses at your home university prior to your study abroad year. 

  • Spend Two Semesters Abroad

    Students from the FSM can expect to spend their 4th and 5th semesters at UCCS. Students from UCCS can expect to spend their junior year (5th and 6th semesters) studying at FSM. During your study abroad year, you will select from a set of courses designed with an international focus at your partner university. All courses will be taught in English and students from the US will follow a curriculum designed to advance their proficiency in the German language.

  • Upper Division Work and Internships

    After your study abroad year, you will return to your home university to complete the appropriate upper division coursework which may lead to a concentration in a specific business area. You will participate in internships which can be completed in either Germany or the United States.

  • Graduation with Two Degrees

    Upon successful completion of all degree requirements, you will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in International Business from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Benefits of a Dual Degree from FSM & UCCS

  1. Learn from internationally respected faculty in Germany and the United States
  2. Experience North American and European business practices and perspectives
  3. Prepare for the increasingly international labor market
  4. Gain a better appreciation of cultural differences in business practice
  5. Establish a global network of contacts
  6. Expand your employment opportunities in other countries
  7. Earn two internationally, complementary and respected degrees