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The flexible route to success: IU study models and programmes work for you.

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100,000 Students

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 and generous scholarships: 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.

Online

  • Complete flexibility: Study any time on any device
  • Financial support: Get a scholarship of up to 75%
  • 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 with a hybrid study model
  • Apply for an 18-month post-study work visa for after you graduate
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Study in our most flexible format - whenever and wherever you are. Fully benefit from our online scholarship programme of up to 75%!

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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!

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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!

Everyone deserves the chance for higher education


At IU, we support students from all over the world with competitive scholarships based on where you are and your individual needs and circumstances. Make sure to apply before 8th December 2022 and benefit from a scholarship of up to 75%! That’s a huge weight off your mind during your studies so you can concentrate on your success. 

Explore your options with us, today! It’s our goal to help you get started on a degree to transform your future. 

Apply for your scholarship

Your degree summed up

All the important details about the programmes

Bachelor's degrees
  • B.A. Aviation Management - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.A. Business Administration - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.A. Digital Business- 180 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • B.A. Entrepreneurship - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.A. Hospitality Management - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.A. International Healthcare Management - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • B.A. International Management - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus

  • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering and Management - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Eng. Robotics - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus

  • B.Sc. Applied Artificial Intelligence - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Sc. Business and IT - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Sc. Computer Science - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Sc. Cyber Security - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Sc. Data Science - 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • B.Sc. Software Development- 180 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
Master's degrees
  • M.A. Digital Innovation & Intrapreneurship - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.A. Human Resource Management - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.A. Information Technology Management - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.A. Innovation & Entrepreneurship - 120 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.A. International Healthcare Management - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.A. International Management (MIM) - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.A. Marketing Management - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.A. Project Management - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online

  • M.A. Management (MAM) - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM Big Data Management - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM Engineering Management - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM Finance & Accounting - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM International Marketing - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM IT Management - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MAM Leadership Management - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online

  • M.Eng. Engineering Management - 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus

  • M.Sc. Artificial Intelligence - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.Sc. Business Intelligence - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.Sc. Computer Science - 120 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.Sc. Cyber Security - 120 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.Sc. Data Management- 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online
  • M.Sc. Data Science - 120 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • M.Sc. Finance, Accounting and Taxation - 120 ECTS, Study format: Online


MBA degrees
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - 90 or 60 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Artificial Intelligence - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Big Data Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA E-Sports Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Engineering Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Finance & Accounting - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Healthcare Management- 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Human Resource Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Innovation Entrepreneurship - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA International Marketing - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA IT Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Salesforce - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
  • MBA Supply Chain Management - 90 ECTS, Study format: Online / On Campus
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

Accessibility

For pricing and more information about your study programme, request free information

Accreditation

English
All study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

Admission

All Degrees: English Skills

Bachelor: High School Certificate

Master: Completed Undergraduate Degree

MBA: Completed Undergraduate Degree
One Year of Work Experience

Reduce your study fees

Many scholarship options available

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.

FAQs:

Am I able to get a scholarship?

Depending on your circumstances, location, and academic achievements, we offer competitive scholarships of up to 80%. Simply reach out to your personal Study Advisors to discuss your scholarship options. 

Do I need to pay it back?

No, we award our scholarships based on merit and you do not need to repay them.  

Can I get a 100% scholarship?

We currently only offer up to 75% scholarship. However, we also work together with local funding partners and can guide you in seeking employer funding if it is a possibility for you. Please reach out to your personal Study Advisor to discuss other funding options. 

How does my financial situation play into it?

We believe in making education accessible to everyone. Aside from your previous academic achievements, we’ll also take your financial situation into consideration when offering our scholarships.  

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.