The world is brimming with opportunities but relocating to another country is never an easy process. At IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), we’re on a mission to help you build a better future and achieve your dreams through affordable, top-quality education.
Under IU’s new Study Abroad Alliance, we’ve partnered with reputable universities in the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe to help you pave the way to a future abroad through your studies.
Completing your final semesters abroad will help you secure a job after graduation and potentially a long-term visa or permanent residency down the road.
With IU's cutting-edge digital study tools and resources, you can start your degree right away and learn at your own schedule – no matter where you’re located.
Save up to 1.444€ for your semesters at IU. This makes it more affordable compared to pursuing your entire degree at the partner university.
How does it work?
Fill out the form at the bottom of the page
You will get more information about the program.
Start your degree online at IU right away
Enjoy full flexibility in your study schedule.
Apply to one of our partner universities
We will put you in contact with the partner university.
Complete the last semesters abroad
You will earn your degree from the partner university.
Choose your dream destination
Ready to spread your wings? Take the first step towards building a better future overseas and check out the list of partner universities under the Study Abroad Alliance.
We’re still expanding our network and will update this list with new additions from time to time, so keep your eyes peeled!
Our Partner Universities
Acsenda School of Management
American University of Rome
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Dublin Business School
Dusit Thani College (DTC)
Hellenic American University
Hult International Business School
International College of Management Sydney
New England College
Otago Business School
St. Francis College
University of California, Riverside*
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of New York in Prague
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*Note: with this partner, at the end of your studies, you will earn a degree from IU and a certificate from the partner university. The certificate will give you the option for a post-study visa as well. Contact our study advisor for more information.
**Scholarship options are available
Please note, transfer to PACE University is only possible if a minimum of 15 students is collectively reached across all programmes.
Besides our partner universities around the world, you also have the option to fully complete your degree at IU in Germany – Berlin or Bad Honnef - under our hybrid study model. Please speak to your Study Advisor to get more information.
With the Study Abroad Alliance, you’ll be one step closer to forging a future in your dream country. Starting your foreign degree online at IU gives you greater flexibility in your studies, so you can balance your existing work and life commitments.
Our innovative learning tools and digital platform helps you kickstart your degree programme from wherever you are. When you finally transition to on-campus studies at our partner university, you’ll get to:
- Experience a new foreign culture and lifestyle
- Explore work-study opportunities
- Build a professional network and get to know locals
- Work towards obtaining long-term or permanent residency
There’s no reason to wait! Request free information and start your foreign degree at IU today.
Study Abroad Alliance: FAQs
Am I eligible for the Study Abroad programme?
You must meet the following criteria at the time of your application to one of our partner universities:
- Be enrolled at IU as a student
- Completed one or two years of studies at IU (depending on your degree programme) with a pass in all courses
- Have proof of English skills
- Meet the relevant admissions criteria at the partner university
How can I apply for the Study Abroad programme at IU?
Simply fill out the form at the bottom of the page to receive a downloadable brochure with more information. Please make sure your contact details are correct so our Study Advisory Team can reach you to guide you through the application process.
What do I need to prepare for my application to the partner university?
- Check out the application process on the IU myCampus platform
- Official transcripts in English (with signature & stamp of home institution)
- Proof of English proficiency:
- TOEFL IBT: 69 (Bachelor/GCB) & 79 (Master)
- IELTS: 6.0 (Bachelor/GCB) & 6.5 (Master)
- Valid passport copy (copy of ID preliminarily sufficient)
Which degree programmes can I study?
Please reach out to our Study Advisory Team at the bottom of this page to get a full list of the participating degree programmes offered by our partner universities.
Which degree will I receive at the end of my studies?
You will receive a degree from our partner university when you graduate. Once you’ve successfully transferred to your chosen partner university during your final year, your study contract with IU will end.
Will IU assist in my student visa application abroad?
IU is only facilitating the application process for the partner university. Should you require assistance relating to your application or student visa, please reach out to the partner university advisory team directly.
Does the IU Scholarship cover my final semesters abroad?
No, the IU Scholarship will only be applied to your tuition fees for your online study period at IU.
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Important note: IU International University only ensures the transfer of the students’ application to the respective partner university upon the request of the student but does not guarantee the student’s acceptance at the partner universities. Any processes (e.g. application, admission, contract processes, tuition fees, prices, etc.) at the partner university are the responsibility of the respective partner universities only.