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Study from the comfort of your home, on your own schedule - or from on campus in Germany, and earn a career-building, internationally recognised university degree.

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Build the career you’ve always dreamt of

And get a discount of at least €1444 if you apply by September 28th!  

Don’t let anything stand between you and your goals. Earn an internationally recognised degree, 100% online – and build the skills you need for a successful career.  

*You can start anytime.  

Build the career you’ve always dreamt of

Apply by 28th September and save up to €2,222 on your on-campus tuition!

Learn on campus at IU and maximise your career growth in Germany. Socialise, build your professional network and soak up a new culture – all while earning an international degree.

100 % flexible

You decide where and when you want to study

State-approved & accredited top-level education

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

Personal service & support

Your digital learning journey with personal support

Studies That 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 and discounts: so, you can find a degree that suits your learning style and situation. 100,000+ students already study with us—we hope you will too


  • Complete flexibility: Study any time on any device
  • Financial support: Save up on your tuition fee
  • Choose a time model which suits your lifestyle

On campus

  • Study in small groups in close contact with your lecturer
  • Work in and explore Germany
  • Combined online and on-campus study model

94% of Our Graduates Find a Job Within the First Three Months of Graduating

And, after two years following their studies, an average of 80 % have management responsibilities. On top of that, 96 % of our students recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences... learn more about our Student Success Stories.

Your degree summed up

All the important details about the programmes

Study model

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

Study format: Online / On Campus

Duration of study

Bachelor: From 36 months
Master/MBA: 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

Admission Requirements

All Degrees: English Skills

Bachelor: High School Certificate

Master: Completed Undergraduate Degree

MBA: Completed Undergraduate Degree
One Year of Work Experience

Tuition fees

Bachelor: Starting from 239€/mth 229€/mth 

Master: Starting from 329€/mth 316€/mth  

MBA: Starting from 425€/mth 408€/mth  

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 100,000 students worldwide.

Become a part of our 100,000+ international student community:

  • “It was really nice to organise my studies the way I wanted to and decide how and when to proceed. I could start with the courses that I wanted, whenever I wanted!”

    Joé Oberweis

    Graduate, Luxembourg

  • “The flexibility of the online studies enabled me to gain professional experience in three cities, which I felt was a great opportunity. I took my exams at the sites or also online at home, depending on what worked best.”

    Lana Malinovska

    Graduate, Latvia

  • “The online campus is good, as there are many possibilities to find answers to my questions. The case studies are interesting, and I like that I can schedule my studies on my own.”

    Zsolt Attila Halaszi

    B.A. Business Administration, Hungary

  • “I was able to gain practical experience, broaden my specialist knowledge and have lots of flexibility to organise my study time myself.”

    Mareen Sellmann

    Graduate, Germany

  • “That is exactly why I would also recommend the study programme at IU: the friendly and direct interaction with fellow students, tutors and professors is indispensable to any student who wants to make rapid progress.”

    Tim Michel

    Graduate, Germany

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