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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.
- 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
Your degree summed up
All the important details about the programmes
Bachelor: 180 ECTS credits
Master: 120 ECTS credits or 60 ECTS credits
MBA: 90 or 60 ECTS credits
Study format: Online / On Campus
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
All Degrees: English Skills
Bachelor: High School Certificate
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.
Join thousands of international IU graduates
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.
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
This is what our students say
“I've had a functional leadership role for a while, but I lacked business skills. The MBA program has given me useful insights into business management and prepares me well to take on a role in Business leadership.”
“In addition to growing as an IT professional, I also want to develop professionally in the area of IT business. This gives me the perfect balance between IT and Business.”
Bachelor Business and IT, South Africa
“My experience with IU helped me in my career in a number of areas.”