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Accredited and certified
At IU International University of Applied Sciences, we place a strong emphasis on quality. That is why all of our study programmes are state-approved, bear the seal of German Accreditation Council and are globally recognised. And that is why we have won a large number of awards for our programme selection, high level of educational materials and outstanding service and support.
This is what our students say
The Study Advisory Team gave me very good tips on how to manage my time as a student who also works full-time.
The practical relevance of the degree programme was impressive. The lecturers clearly explained which knowledge is relevant for which tasks or situations.
In my view, the flexibility makes a compelling case for learning online at IU. The wide range of elective modules to choose from also won me over. It means you can specialise in what you really want to do.
I found studying at IU to always be dynamic and exciting. There was the practical side of the learning, which was very important, but I was also never short of opportunities to be academically challenged.
My online studies are easy to combine with swimming practices because it is completely free of time and location restraints. This great flexibility lets me study easily between workouts.
Online Student and German Olympic Swimmer, Germany
Our alumni work at
94% of our graduates find a job within the first three months of graduating
And, after two years following their studies, an average of 80 % have management responsibilities. On top of that, 96 % of our students recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences. This information was reported by 9,000+ students who participated in an external quality review performed by fernstudiumcheck.de, Germany’s leading online studies review portal, which named IU as one of Germany's leading online studies universities.
These excellent results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU International University of Applied Sciences focuses on training social and intercultural competence, with a focus on quality and practical skills. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive international careers they have built.
Where our students come from
Our students live in over 170 countries, in 6 different continents. When studying and interacting with students from the USA, Canada, Sweden, Italy, the Netherlands and France, you'll have plenty of opportunities to network on a global scale. Jumpstart your international career: study at IU.
Learn from the best
Your professors are here to help you succeed. Benefit from their business world experience, academic expertise and global mind-set.
At IU International University of Applied Sciences, we believe that the key for building high-quality study programmes is having a high-quality teaching staff. That’s why we place an emphasis on finding the best professors and lecturers, whom all have to meet our high standards by having an excellent academic reputation, subject-specific expertise, practical experience and a strong international approach.
We regularly offer free webinars about studying at IU International University of Applied Sciences. These events give you the opportunity to get to know our University of Applied Sciences and our wide range of educational offerings. The webinars are hosted by our study advisors, who offer expert knowledge about studying at IU, as well as an opportunity to ask any questions you might have at the end of each webinar.