Study at your own pace from anywhere in the world
enrolled in Germany’s largest university
Studies to suit you
Welcome to IU International University of Applied Sciences! We provide students all over the world with everything you need to study anytime, anywhere.
Whether you’re looking for a distance learning programme to study online at home, or you want to experience university life on campus, we have programmes for both.
The majority of our programmes are available fully online with options for part-time studies: so, you can find a degree that suits your learning style and situation. 85,000 students already study with us—we hope you will too.
- Complete flexibility: Study any time on any device
- Affordable: Flexible monthly payments
- Choose a time model which suits your lifestyle
- Study in small groups in close contact with your lecturer
- Work in and explore Germany with a hybrid study model
- Apply for an 18-month post-study work visa for after you graduate
Study in our most flexible format - whenever and wherever you are. Choose to study full-time or part-time, depending on your needs.
Start in our online format with all its benefits. When you're ready, complete your degree on campus to start your career in Germany. With our 18 month post-study work visa option!
Study your whole degree in Germany and utilize all on campus benefits. Small classes and tutoring, networking and career events, post-study work visa and much more!
Your degree summed up
All the important details about the programmes
Master: 120 ECTS credits or 60 ECTS credits
MBA: 90 or 60 ECTS credits
Study format: Online / On Campus
From 12 months
Part time models available
For pricing and more information about your study programme, request free information
All study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
All Degrees: English Skills
Master: Completed Undergraduate Degree
MBA: Completed Undergraduate Degree
One Year of Work Experience
Depending on your study model, you can pay on a monthly, semester, or yearly basis.
Your career is our passion
IU is the leading private university for online studies in Germany. We put great emphasis on maximum flexibility in our study models to help you fit learning to your schedule. Whether you want flexible online studies from home or want to join us on campus in Germany, we’ll help you do just that and get you started on the path to your ideal career.
Get your fully accredited German degree from the largest private university to offer online studies in Germany. We already serve over 85,000 students worldwide.
Accredited, globally recognised degrees
Rated 5 stars for our online learning, among the best in the worldRead more
WES Canada U.S. recognised: our grads can work/study in both countriesRead more
Globally recognised for our quality-assured digital educationRead more
Enhanced research opportunities help IU provide the very best to youRead more
Our teaching and faculty meet European educational standardsRead more
Academically top ranked in Germany with 6 out of 25 categories wonRead more
Reaccredited until 2026 for our competency in teaching and researchRead more
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.
Why do you ask for my income?
We do not ask for your income, only for your monthly budget that you would like to spend on your studies. This is so we can help you choose the right programme and time model that suits your budget.
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.