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Boost Your Career with IU Germany

✔ Learn at one of the biggest universities for international students.

✔ Get a globally recognized German degree.

✔ Enjoy the cultural richness of studying in Berlin.

Hybride Bürobesprechung

Study flexibly: live, work and travel in Europe!

Apply by June 20th to save up to 1444 € on your on-campus tuition.

German quality promise

All programmes are state accredited and recognized internationally. That's why 100,000+ students have put their trust in IU.

Kickstart your career in Europe

Benefit from 18-month post study job seeker’s visa as an IU student learning on campus and begin your career in Germany.

100% Flexibility

With IU you choose what, how and where you study. And depending on your preferred study format you can even start your first step towards your new career right away.

94% Job success

Our practice-oriented study programmes prepare you for your future career. This is why 94% of IU graduates find a job within 3 months after graduation.

Accredited, globally recognised degrees

QS Stars

All of our study programs are completely in English!

On Campus

  • A mix of online self-study and on-campus learning (2-3 days per week) in Germany
  • Full time only
  • 2-4 intakes per year – programme dependent
  • Pre-set study sequence with some flexibility online
  • All programmes taught in English

Other perks:

  • Free online German language course
  • Online career services, job listings platform & virtual networking events
  • Internship module (optional)
  • 18-month post-study visa eligibility

Your degree summed up

All the important details about the programmes

Study language


Study start

Bachelor: January, April, July or October
Master/MBA: April or October

Monthly tuition fees

Bachelor from ₹39,037* - pay monthly

Master from ₹55,575* - pay monthly

MBA from ₹72,025* - pay monthly

Note: An additional one-time €1.500 (134,100*) campus fee is charged on top of the tuition fees. 

*based on the exchange rate from 15.05.2023 09:05 AM (CEST)


Bachelor: From 36 months
Master/MBA: From 12 months

Work option

Part-time student job (20 hrs/week)  

18 months post-study work visa 

EU Blue Card


Bachelor: 180 ECTS credits
Master: 120 ECTS credits or 60 ECTS credits
MBA: 90 or 60 ECTS credits

What you can study

All the important details about the programmes

Bachelor ECTS credits
Applied Artificial Intelligence 180
Business & IT 180
Business Administration 180
Computer Science 180
Cyber Security 180
Industrial Engineering & Management 180
International Management 180
Master ECTS credits
Artificial Intelligence 120
Computer Science 120
Cyber Security 120
Data Science 60/120
Engineering Management 60
International Management 60/120
Management + Majors 60
MBA ECTS credits
Artificial Intelligence 90
Big Data Management 90
E-Sports Management 90
Engineering Management 90
Finance & Accounting 90
Healthcare Management 90
Human Resource Management 90
IT Management 90
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 90
International Marketing 90
Master of Business Administration 90
One-year MBA 60
Salesforce & Sales Management 90
Supply Chain Management 90


Am I able to get a scholarship?

Depending on your circumstances, location, and academic achievements, we offer competitive scholarships of up to 25%. Simply reach out to your personal Study Advisors to discuss your scholarship options. 

Do I need to pay it back?

No, we award our scholarships based on merit and you do not need to repay them.  

Can I get a 100% scholarship?

We currently only offer up to 25% scholarship. However, we also work together with local funding partners and can guide you in seeking employer funding if it is a possibility for you. Please reach out to your personal Study Advisor to discuss other funding options. 

How does my financial situation play into it?

We believe in making education accessible to everyone. Aside from your previous academic achievements, we’ll also take your financial situation into consideration when offering our scholarships.  

Am I able to use the money of a third party (employer, credit etc) to pay my fees?

Yes, we work closely with local funding partners, financiers, and employers to pay for your studies. Simply reach out to your personal study advisor and they will guide you through the payment process. 

Will I be called?

Yes, we’d like to be able to talk to you one-on-one to answer all your questions and guide you through the application process. Make sure you submit the correct phone number so your personal Study Advisor can get in touch with you quickly.   

We are also GDPR-compliant so your data will not be shared with any third-party services. Only IU employees who are directly responsible for contact requests will receive access to your personal data. 

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Would you rather study 100% online?

Discover our distance learning degree and study completely online.

Scholarship of up to 67% available for online degrees!

Access our exclusive career services

From the day you enrol at IU, we’re dedicated to helping you fulfil your professional goals. The IU Career Office will support you with exclusive online career services such as our job listings platform, live prep trainings, networking events, 1-on-1 career coaching, and more!

JobTeaser Online Platform

Our exclusive careers platform includes:

  • Over 130,000 job and internship offers*
  • 2,700+ international company contacts*
  • Company reviews from other students
  • Registration for IU career events & trainings
  • Tips, tricks, and useful links for your job search and application

*The numbers reflected above are subject to changes.

1:1 Session and Career Talks

You can book a virtual one to one session with a career advisor who will provide you with the best recommendation for your career.

In addition, we’re hosting weekly events where you can:

  • Be in direct contact with companies and recruiters
  • Get company and recruiting insights
  • Access job and internship opportunities
  • Network with professionals in diverse industries

Career Prep Trainings

We’ll help you prepare for your job hunt with:

  • Career planning and job search strategies
  • CV and cover letter how-to's
  • Interview techniques
  • Salary negotiations
  • Insights about the German business culture

Join thousands of international IU graduates

Our degrees are supervised and accredited to match international education standards, and are therefore recognised around the world. 

Your studies at IU are designed to offer the best value for your future career: 

  • Practical work-skills 
  • Industry proven experience 
  • Latest professional developments 

An IU degree is proof for any potential employer that you’re ready to excel in your area of expertise. 

That’s why 94% of IU graduates find a job within 3 months of graduating.

What our students say

  • “Having hands-on experience in IU courses such as Strategic Management has taught me how to make decisions more holistically and consider their impact on various stakeholders more effectively.”

    Kunal Saigal

    MBA – Finance & Accounting, India

  • “Germany was the right choice for me. My future is assured with access to a robust job market in one of Europe's strongest economies. Also, knowing German immigration laws are so friendly to outsiders puts my mind at ease.”

    Aishwarya M.

    MBA International Marketing, India

  • “IU is the best when it comes to high-quality education at affordable prices. I can study and take exams own pace. By taking courses based in practical learning, I feel better prepared for my future as a data scientist.”

    Nagrajan R.

    M.Sc. Data Science, India

  • “You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!”

    Sandip Vinodray Modha

    MBA - Master of Business Administration, India

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Learn from the best in the field

IT and Engineering

Prof. Dr. Alexander Lawall

Professor of: B.Sc. + M.Sc. Cyber Security

A professor of cyber security at IU. Among other roles he has fulfilled in the private sector, he was the head of information security management at the REHAU Group.

More details

Prof. Dr. Alexander Lawall is the director of the Bachelor and Master courses in Cyber Security at IU University of Applied Sciences, and a professor of cyber security. His focus is on system and network security, the security of web applications and cloud technology, security in relation to the Internet of Things (IoT) and industrial information technology.

After obtaining his PhD from the Technical University of Dresden, Alexander Lawall turned to work in the private sector as an information security specialist / architect, later advancing to a leading global position as the head of information security management at the REHAU Group.

In addition, he has conducted regular academic research work in the fields of information and cyber security, and his work has been published in international scientific publications. His research focus is on topics related to Industry 4.0, IoT and rights management.

Selected publications:

Alexander Lawall. Hypergraph-Based Access Control Using Organizational Models and Formal Language Expressions – HGAC. In Markus Helfert, Andreas Holzinger, Orlando Belo, and Chiara Francalanci, editors, Data Management Technologies and Applications - Fourth International Conference, DATA 2015, Colmar, Alsace, France, July 20-22, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer International Publishing, 2016.

Alexander Lawall, Dominik Reichelt, and Thomas Schaller. Resource Management and Authorization for Cloud Services. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Subject-Oriented Business Process Management, S-BPM ONE ’15, pages 18:1–18:8, New York, NY, USA, 2015. ACM.

Alexander Lawall, Thomas Schaller, and Dominik Reichelt. Restricted Relations between Organizations for Cross-Organizational Processes. In 2014 IEEE 16th Conference on Business Informatics (CBI), volume 2, pages 74–80, July 2014.

Alexander Lawall, Thomas Schaller, and Dominik Reichelt. Cross-Organizational and Context-Sensitive Modelling of Organizational Dependencies in C-ORG. In S-BPM ONE (Scientific Research), pages 89–109, Heidelberg, 2014. Springer-Verlag.

Alexander Lawall, Dominik Reichelt, and Thomas Schaller. Propagation of Agents to Trusted Organizations. In 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), volume 3, pages 433–439, Aug 2014.

Finance and Management

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Sälzer

Professor of: MBA Finance & Accounting

An experienced tenured professor, and a well-established private sector manager, with over two decades of experience in different business positions, from working in finance and controlling to managerial roles in telecommunications, IT and cleantech companies.

More details

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Sälzer teaches business administration and corporate finance at IU University of Applied Sciences. In addition, he has been appointed as study programme director of the IU online study programmes Controlling M.A. and Financial Management B.A. Gerhard Sälzer is both an experienced tenured professor, and a well-established private sector manager, with over two decades of experience in different business positions, from working in finance and controlling to managerial roles in telecommunications, IT and cleantech companies. 

He began his professional career in 1995, at the telecommunications branch of the RWE Group. Between the years 2000 and 2010 he was the chief financial officer of several venture capital and private equity financed telecommunications companies. Also in 2000, he co-founded and acted as CFO of a start-up that was later acquired by Deutsche Bank. Since 2010, he has been working as an advisor to various companies. Gerhard Sälzer’s key professional competencies and expertise revolve around business ​​administration, corporate finance, controlling, mergers & acquisitions (in particular due diligence and company valuations), as well as corporate restructuring and start-up management.

He has studied business administration at the Universities of Münster and Innsbruck. After graduating with a degree in business administration from the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster in 1993, he worked as a research assistant for the Department of Business Administration, Human Resources and Organization at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg, where he obtained his PhD. Among his various private sector roles, Gerhard Sälzer also worked as a lecturer at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden. Prof. Dr. Sälzer teaches at IU since 2012, and has become a part of the institution’s academic administration team in 2018.

Selected publications:

Deipenbrock, S./ Landewee, L./ Sälzer, G. (2019): Digitale Transformation des Controllings bei Deutsche Post International Potentiale und Herausforderungen durch Nutzung von Predictive Analytics. In: Controller Magazin, 1/2019, S. 45-51.

Sälzer, Gerhard. (2000): Die Effizienz deutscher Winzergenossenschaften - institutionelle und empirische Analysen, Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden.

Sälzer, Gerhard (2002): Shareholder Value und Humankapitalmanagement - Herausforderungen der Personalpolitik in Telekommunikations Start-Up’s, erschienen in: WunderbareWirtschaftsWelt - Die New Economy und ihre Herausforderungen, Verein der Freiburger Wirtschaftwissenschaftler (Hrsg.), Baden-Baden.