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Are online studies right for you?
Online degrees offer many of the same advantages as traditional in-person degrees, with the added benefit of flexibility and accessibility. IU's online study model lets you choose where and how you want to study and find a course specialisation that suits your career goals.
At IU, every second of your time matters. Whether you're balancing family, career or embarking on a new adventure, our online programmes fit seamlessly into your busy schedule.
- Choose from 50+ accredited & globally recognised programmes.
- Study at your own pace – full-time or part-time.
- Experience a high-tech learning environment with our digital study platform, proprietary mobile app and AI-powered learning assistant.
- Take your exams online 24/7, throughout the year.
- Get 1:1 support from our team of career and study experts dedicated to your success.
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- Admission & financing options
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- Career prospects as an IU graduate
Award winning degree programmes
With 100,000+ students from 150+ countries
Giving you the best online education possible
Your degree options:
Choose from 50+ distance learning Bachelor’s, Master’s and MBA programmes
Bachelor: 180 ECTS
Master: 60 or 120 ECTS
MBA: 60 or 90 ECTS
Bachelor: Regular study period 36 months
Master: Regular study period 24 or 12 months
MBA: Regular study period 12 or 18 months
Different time models
Start your studies at anytime
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Completed undergraduate degree
Degrees offered at IU
Make the best choice for your career- get your degree from IU:
Study when and where suits you with our fully online degree programmes. Whether full-time or part-time, benefit from our flexible learning schedules, online exams, and full support throughout your studies.
IU is accredited by the German Accreditation Council and is internationally recognised. Our rigorous quality standards ensure your degree holds weight globally.
Take advantage of a wealth of resources, including innovative learning tools, digital materials, tutorial videos and 24/7 access to our online library. Our team of tutors and study coaches are also ready to help at any time.
Get the perfect balance of theoretical knowledge and practical study at IU. Our variety of programme specialisations lets you tailor your study to your career goals.
What our students say about us
Business & IT - Matvey Vlasenko
"If you want to study remotely, in English and not pay a lot – compared to other universities – IU is the best choice. It’s the only university that answers all three criteria."
Digital Business - Celine Rieder
"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."
MBA - Simon Zandberg
"An MBA offers the most practical skills you should have to get out there – you combine theories with practice. I definitely think it will help me get the management roles that I want in the future."
Your career success story begins at IU
Step into a brighter future and join our community of graduates who are thriving in their careers all around the world. With IU's internationally accredited programmes, you'll gain an academic qualification alongside:
- Coveted skills highly valued in the job market
- Experience from practical projects reflecting real-world scenarios
- Expertise in the latest industry trends and developments
Earning an IU degree sends a strong signal to employers: you possess the knowledge, skills, and drive to excel in your field. That's why 94% of IU graduates secure a job within three months post-graduation. Unlock your potential at IU - your launchpad to career success.
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