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Bachelor's Degrees

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Check out our study programmes and find out how you can learn job-ready skills, get practical experience, and set yourself up for success.

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Online Studies at your own pace

Welcome to IU International University of Applied Science! With more than 10 years of online learning experience, we’ll help you find the study programme that matches your career ambitions. Our programmes are recognised and accredited around the world, and are offered completely online. You can study online from anywhere, anytime, while getting as much support as you need from our career and study experts. Build your studies so they match your schedule: you can study on a full-time or a part-time basis. Join over 85,000 other students, and apply for a degree from Germany’s biggest university.

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? At IU you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, completely free of charge. By doing so, you can save valuable time and reduce tuition fees.

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State-approved & accredited top-level education

First-class study programmes with a recommendation rate of 96 %

100 % flexible

You decide where and when you want to study

Most popular online university

96% of our students recommend studying at IU.

Your Bachelor degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

Study model

Bachelor: 180 ECTS

Duration of study

Bachelor: Regular study period 36 months

Tuition fees

Starting from 219 euro 209 euro* per month. (*discount available)


Accredited in line with German and European standards or are currently in the process of being accredited


Completed undergraduate degree

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Discover our Bachelor's degrees in tech

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence

    Applied Artificial Intelligence tools are becoming a larger presence in our everyday lives, and will continue to do so for years to come. Companies who will act fast and incorporate this technology in their business strategy have a real chance of taking over entire market shares. That’s where you, as a future Applied AI specialist, come into the picture. Once you’ve acquired knowledge of speech and image processing, machine learning, robotics, UI/UX and software development, your expertise will make you a strong candidate for positions in many international tech leaders.

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  • Computer Science

    Whether you have IT or an industry that uses IT in mind, the BSc Computer Science programme will teach you all the knowledge and skills you need for a successful start in the IT job market. One particular focus of the BSc Computer Science programme is software engineering. This is currently the most important sub-discipline of computer science, and it can be applied in many jobs across a wide range of industries. You'll build a broad knowledge base complemented by courses like cyber security, data science, and artificial intelligence. Enhance your career with additional skills in data security, project management, and IT law.

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  • Cyber Security

    In this practice-oriented Bachelor in Cyber Security study programme, available fully online, you will be trained as a threat hunter with leadership potential. You will acquire the latest knowledge in the field of Cyber Security and deal with the architecture, programming and maintenance of security systems. In addition to incident response and digital forensics, you will learn about aspects of penetration testing and reverse engineering in order to understand the perspective of cyber criminals and protect against them.

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  • Data Science

    The most important economic and social development of our times is digitalisation. Digital technology not only fills all areas of interpersonal communication, but also has an important influence on our economy. It represents existing forms of technology, while paving the way for new business models that were not previously possible. Its distinguishing feature is the consistent use of data - no matter where, no matter when. Data Science is therefore at the core of all digitalisation processes.

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  • Software Development

    Software systems are an inseparable part of the today’s business and economic world, as well as everyday life. Regardless of its through smartphone apps, smart home devices or complex online databases, software developers and the work that they do have a profound effect on the world. The topics covered in the online Bachelor’s programme in Software Development include many of the elements and skills that the World Economic Forum has declared will determine the future: virtual reality, artificial intelligence and cloud programming.

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Why IU is the best choice

Your studies are flexible and 100% online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

You gain full support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.

The ideal mix of theory & practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Our Partners

To protect education during global disruptions, UNESCO made the Global Education Coalition. IU is proud to be its first European university member.

As the world’s best CRM platform, Salesforce plays a key role in business. So we teamed up to develop specialised Salesforce career courses.

Whichever path you choose, LinkedIn can get you started with a career certification. And IU allows students to convert them into academic credits.

Singularity empowers leaders to leverage exponential technology. Together, we’ve developed applied science programmes to shape future industries.