Distance learning at your own pace:
To have the best career, you need to get the best credentials.
- With more than 10 years of experience as a distance learning university, we’ll help you find the distance learning degree that will match your professional ambitions.
- Our programmes are recognised and accredited around the world, are 100% flexible, and structured to meet your needs.
Take the first step towards your dream career – today.
- Choose the degree you want from over 50 cutting-edge, in-demand fields.
- Join our distance learning programmes from anywhere and start anytime.
- Get all the support 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.
- Graduate with job-ready skills.
Find out more in our free programme information.
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- Detailed study content & module overview
- Your options for specialisation
- Application & financing options
- Career prospects as an IU graduate
Study at your own pace from anywhere in the world
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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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Become a part of our 100,000+ international student community:
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."
Make the best choice for your career- get your degree from IU:
- You decide when and where to study.
- 24/7 access to all course materials, videos, and tutorials.
- Build your own schedule: full-time or part-time.
- Take your exams online, from wherever and whenever it suits you.
- IU’s degrees are accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council.
- All our study programmes, materials, and services are globally recognised, and eare regularly reviewed and updated by global accreditation institutions.
- IU’s programmes and services have won numerous awards from institutions and academic portals around the world.
- Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.
- Book free 1-on-1 sessions with our study coaches.
- Get expert help during your job search from our career experts.
- Build your global network through forums, chats, and WhatsApp groups.
- 24/7 access to recorded course tutorials
- Develop the essential theoretical knowledge for excelling in your field.
- Be ideally prepared for your future career with IU’s practice-oriented studies, designed to give you real industry knowledge and skills.
- Choose from a large variety of in-demand specialisations, so you can specialise in the topics that match your personal career goals.
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We’ll help you build an international career:
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.
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