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From academic institutions, reknown companies, distribution partners to goverments, we’ve helped many partners across the world reach their goals.

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Goverment of Guyana

The Government of Guyana, through the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL), is committed to investing in the advancement of its human resources. As Guyana forges ahead in the oil and gas industry, now more than ever, we need to inculcate in our labour force - the critical skillsets to develop the nation.

Partnering with IU is a significant step in this investment journey. With the range of technological, engineering, and other economy driven programs offered by IU, many Guyanese and ultimately the nation will benefit significantly from quality education which will provide our students with the best possible start to their careers. 

Dr. Jacob Opadeyi, GOAL's Director

Education partners

  • Gururo is the growing industry leader in practical courses across various streams, helping people acquire the skills they need to thrive in leadership positions. They partner with universities, organisations, and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals.

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  • upGrad is South Asia´s largest online higher edtech company offering 100+ courses in collaboration with top-notch global universities like Duke Corporate Education (US), Michigan State University (US), IIM Kozhikode (India), and others. Founded in 2015, the international edtech leader has impacted over1 million total registered learners from over 50+ countries across the world.

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  • IU is now an Institutional Member of the United States Distance Learning Association! Established in 1987 in Washington DC, the USDLA was the first of its kind to support distance learning research, development and praxis across all areas of education, training and communications. It offers a huge amount of distance learning-related information in order to benefit both institutions and the general public.

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  • Global Pathways College (GPC) is part of the multinational Knowledgucate Group of Institutions. Knowledgucate owns and operates a chain of playschools, K-12 schools, Pre University Colleges, Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree colleges. It also owns and operates educational institutions in the UAE and the United Kingdom as well as offering programmes in the Online space.

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  • Jaro Education is the leading Ed-Tech company and a pioneer in the executive education space, with more than 2,50,000 alumni. Jaro Education has partnered with various Top B-Schools, Universities and Premium Institutions, Corporates - nationally as well as internationally and has received multiple national-level awards for its exceptional contribution to education.

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  • „For 20 years now, we have been carrying out a dual degree with Bad Honnef (IU). All these years at Haaga-Helia we have been positively surprised and happy about the high quality of students coming from Bad Honnef. They are always among the best in their class and show a sign of young professionalism and entrepreneurial attitude in their studies.“

    Ari Björkqvist, Head of Education Export

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  • It is true pleasure for me to welcome the professional alliance between Golden Gate College and IU Applied Science in promoting our mutual interest in education and business. We all now witness the rapid changes in technology and business management during these unprecedented time. The coming years will be more challenging. The development of Communication technologies, education, and logistics will grow faster than we might think. In the light of the current development, It becomes more essential to embrace more efficient approach to science, Business and education.

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  • IU and Britts Imperial University College (BIUC), UAE have joined forces to embark on an education partnership that facilitates campus transfers for students in the fields Business & Management, Engineering Management, AI & Data Science, Computer Science, Healthcare, Sport and Events Management. This Partnership will enable students from all around the globe currently studying at BIUC’s Sharjah campus in the UAE to proceed and further their studies in Germany at IU Campuses and earn a globally recognized degree from IU, Germany.

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  • Acelot Academy is an Institute dedicated to offer AI Powered Career Solutions from Youth till Retirement. Solutions are custom designed for Individuals and corporates as per their scientifically derived needs and evaluated by experts. Making available high quality, international standard, practical oriented education to students is the key need to help students attain their dreams. The courses from IU in Data Science and IT, Business Management and Engineering & Technology, Marketing for both under grad and post grad students is a strong step in this direction.

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  • Robinson Business School, Yangon (RBS) “Education for Business Leaders” Robinson Business School was founded by a group of successful business leaders, academic professionals and highly motivated educators around Asia Pacific, to provide high standard internationally recognized business qualifications and real life business experience and knowledge to our students in Myanmar. Our primary objective is to groom and mentor the next generation of business managers and leaders in Myanmar equipped with skills to analyze and solve real-world business challenges of today.

  • Konnexion360 is a 360 degree learning provider. We offer a vary of study field aligning with newest technology and innovation of learning module. AI technology is integrated to the learning platform. The performance of learing path will be tracked by AI along with the expertise of each field. We also integrate medical procedure to your learning path to enhance the power of your brain function; we will unlock the brain and gain the power. 

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  • AbroadAssist is an application platform for students around the world to apply for study programs abroad and migration support services such visa application, accommodation arrangement, bank and insurance application and other student related services. Students can apply to over 1000 study programs abroad including language program, preparation course, short courses, semester exchange and degree programs at leading institutions on the portal. Besides simplifying international student's application process, AbroadAssist also assist and provides its students scholarships and financial aids for studying abroad. 

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  • Global Education (GETdegree) is a subsidiary of Global Challenge; a community of adventurous, faith filled, creative and professional people who, after travelling the globe, established a growing community in the small surf capital of Africa – Jeffreys bay (South Africa). As an official partner to the IU, Global Education can now extend the development of African leaders to tertiary fields of study. We provide personalised support in the students study journey with ongoing opportunities to develop a leadership profile within an African and Global context. We embrace disruptive technological change with a grounded ethical character!

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  • Newton School is an online Computer Science education platform that aims to train aspiring software developers and give them the right push to help them get placed in the top-notch companies with great packages. We are set on enriching diverse minds with the best quality knowledge and skills, irrespective of their social, financial and educational demographics.

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  • Education Partnerships UK is an innovative company working with British Awarding Organisations, Colleges and Universities to provide qualifications and accreditation for our national and international clients. They offer academic collaborations and joint delivery for courses and programmes. Internationally recognised Accredited Career and Sustainable Excellence Licensed Programmes. These not only increase employability and job performance but make substantial social and environmental impacts.

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  • "Management Development Institute (MDi) is proud to partner with IU to make high-quality German degrees available and affordable for students and professionals across Pakistan regardless of their location or income. MDi Business School has a long track record of offering international Bachelors and Masters degrees in collaboration with world-class universities to students in Pakistan since 2004. Our business school graduates work in some of the best-known organizations in the corporate, development and public sectors in Pakistan as well as internationally in the Middle East, Europe, UK, USA, Canada and Australia. MDi also maintains strong links with industry and offers a variety of executive and organizational development services via its Training and Consulting division to organizations across Pakistan and the region."

    Asad Zaidi, Chief Executive Officer

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  • Simplilearn is the world's #1 online Bootcamp provider, enabling learners across the globe with rigorous and highly specialized training offered in partnership with world-renowned universities and leading corporations. We focus on emerging technologies and skills, such as data science, cloud computing, programming, and more, that are transforming the global economy. Our training is hands-on and immersive, including live virtual classes, integrated labs and projects, 24x7 support, and a collaborative learning environment. Over two million professionals and 2000 corporate training organizations across 150 countries have harnessed our award-winning programs to achieve their career and business goals. 

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  • Daya Budi Sejahtera Sdn. Bhd (DBS) has a well-established and extensive educational, business and community network in the Asia Pacific Region. DBS endeavours to provide world class skills competency frameworks, edutech, industry skill-based and employability programs for individuals, tertiary institutions, peak professional bodies, industries, and government agencies. DBS programs support, upskill, cross skill, re-skill and inspire people across Asia to achieve human capital development whilst tackling national skills shortages and improving economies and societies.

  • Intellipaat is the leading ed-tech company offering 150+ Courses in collaboration with top global universities like IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati, University of Essex, University of Liverpool, Belhaven University, MNIT Jaipur, and others. It has more than 1.2 million learners from 155+ countries and multiple fortune 500 companies as clientele like Nasdaq, Société Générale, etc.

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  • Maverick Business Academy London (MBA London), a multiple award-winning entity headquartered in Ruislip London UK is the official educational enterprise of HALI Management UAE whose presence dates to 2012 offering innovative, economical, and out of the box educational and training solutions to students, working professionals and entrepreneurs across GCC, MENA, India & other Southeast Asian regions till date. 

    MBA London a revered & reliable brand in the Transnational Education Sector specializes in developing and delivering world class accredited Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters, PhD’s, DBA’s & European Professional Doctorate {EPD-EU} in cooperation with our Top Ranked Partner Universities in UK, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, India and other EU Nations to students & clients over 20+ countries at fraction of a cost.

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  • Caplora International College is part of Caplora Education Group, Caplora owns Online k-12 school in East Africa. Our partnership with IU offers our students the opportunity to earn international degrees and flexibility in their studies. As a college, we are focused on ensuring our students are given relevant workforce skills and they can participate in the global economy.

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  • "Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success, we as zenku have always been delighted to partner with IU in a bid to help prospective students worldwide secure a better future even beyond their studies"

    Ian Ndwiga Designation, Director

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  • ETMasterclass is an initiative of The Economic Times established to disseminate knowledge, experiences and expertise to assist working professionals. They offer a diverse portfolio of process-oriented training programs - in leadership & management, marketing, finance, business operations, and many more - to brush up skills and develop the strategic edge that the industry demands. Their hands-on experiential training is aimed for professionals to manage their on-the-job challenges and accelerate their performance and organisational growth. 

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  • Wolo is a fully Ghanaian owned business with an e-learning platform, designed to deliver affordable education and training with the use of digital tools. We are elated to partner IU to offer access to affordable and quality education to our people. This will expand the frontiers of education and provide them with a new learning experience.
    This partnership provides a framework for, our youth in particular, to engage with the world around them and broaden their knowledge, as well as shape their character and attitude towards innovation and wealth creation based on a value system and entrepreneurial culture.

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  • GoMyCode leverages technology to empower a new generation of people and businesses to thrive in the digital age. GoMyCode was established in 2017 on account of their enthusiasm for the digital world and empowering people, closing the gap between what standard education offers and what the job market demands.
    GoMyCode enables their students through a dynamic and "disruptive" environment for them to build and develop their skills. And they provide the opportunity to learn in exciting fields that are captivating new talents across Africa.

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  • Great Learning, a part of the BYJU'S group, the world’s largest edtech company, is a leading global ed-tech company for professional and higher education. It offers comprehensive, industry-relevant programs across various cutting-edge Technology, Data, and Business domains. Great Learning's programs are developed in collaboration with the world's foremost academic institutions and it provides these programs in a blended and purely online mode, relying on its vast network of expert mentors and highly qualified faculty to deliver an unmatched learning experience for learners the world over. 

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  • Simplilearn is the world’s #1 online bootcamp and one of the world’s leading certification training providers. We partner with companies and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals. Based in San Francisco, California, and Bangalore, India, we have helped over two million professionals, and companies across 150+ countries get trained, acquire certifications, and upskill their employees.

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Commercial partners

  • Salesforce and IU joined forces to train students in handling the Salesforce Cloud for their professional entry into the workforce. Therefore, Salesforce modules were integrated into various Bachelor and Master programmes.

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  • IU wants to give interested parties the opportunity to receive academic credit after having completed selected Learning Paths on LinkedIn Learning. Those credits can be credited towards a full degree later on and thus shorten the study program.

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Non-Profit organisation partners

  • The Government of Guyana, through the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL), is committed to investing in the advancement of its human resources; and as Guyana forges ahead in the oil and gas industry, now more than ever, we need to inculcate in our labour force - the critical skillsets to develop the nation. Partnering with IU is a significant step in this investment journey. With the range of technological, engineering and other economy driven programmes offered by IU, many Guyanese and ultimately the nation, will benefit greatly from quality education which will provide our students with the best possible start to their careers.

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  • Artsy Africa Academy is joining forces with IU to make affordable education available to everyone. Through the partnership between Artsy Africa Academy and IU, it will be possible for people across Africa, regardless of location and income, to gain an internationally recognized and high-quality degree.

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  • Successful innovation and growth require commitment, consistency, and collaboration. The collaboration between International University of Applied Science (IU) and International Energy Training Centre (IETC) will help to build the bedrock of quality education for Africans at an affordable price. The partnership is created to extend quality education at affordable price to all. IETC is known for its innovative leadership and commitment with the Slogan “Educating Human for Greatness”. IU degrees are hyper-focused, flexible and innovative – Learn with us and be ahead of OTHERS. 

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