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Study at your own pace from anywhere in the world 

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Reported by the majority of our alumni 

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 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.

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.

Your degree options at a glance

Bachelor ECTS
Applied Artificial Intelligence 180
Applied Psychology 180
Aviation Management 180
Business & IT 180
Business Administration 180
Computer Science 180
Cyber Security 180
Data Science 180
Digital Business 180
Engineering 180
Entrepreneurship 180
Hospitality Management 180
Industrial Engineering & Management 180
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 180
International Healthcare Management 180
International Management 180
Management 240
Robotics 180
Software Development 180
Master ECTS
Artificial Intelligence 60/120
Business & IT 60/120
Business Intelligence 60/120
Computer Science 120
Cyber Security 120
Data Management 60/120
Data Science 60/120
DevOps and Cloud Computing 120
DevOps and Cloud Computing Management 60
Digital Innovation & Intrapreneurship 60
Digital Marketing 60/120
Digital Product Management 60
Engineering Management 60
Finance, Accounting & Taxation 120
Growth Hacking 120
Growth Hacking for Entrepreneurs 60
Human Resource Management 60/120
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 60/120
Information Technology Management 60/120
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 120
International Healthcare Management 60/120
International Management 60/120
Management + Majors 60
Marketing Management 60/120
Product Management 120
Project Management 60/120
Artificial Intelligence 90
Big Data Management 90
E-Sports Management 90
Engineering Management 90
Finance & Accounting 90
Healthcare Management 90
Human Resource Management 90
IT Management 90
Innovation & Entrepreneurship 90
International Marketing 90
Master of Business Administration 90
One-year MBA 60
Salesforce & Sales Management 90
Supply Chain Management 90

Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

Study Model

Study format: Online / On campus

Study language: English

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

ECTS stands for European Credit Transfer System, the standard credit transfer system in the European Union and many other countries around the world.

Accreditation & Recognition

Our state-approved accreditation means that all of our degrees are internationally recognised.

Tuition Fees & Scholarships

Bachelor: Starting from 219 142 euros per month  

Master: Starting from 319 207 euros per month  

MBA: Starting from 419 293 euros per month 

Discounts of up to 35% now available to international students 

Study Duration

Flexible time models: 

Bachelor: 36 to 72 months 

Master/MBA: 12 to 48 months 

Admission Requirements

All Degrees: English skills 

Bachelor: High school certificate 

Master: Completed undergraduate degree 

MBA: Completed undergraduate degree 
One year of relevant work experience 


  • 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

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

  • “Many of my former colleagues had studied at IU and had been very happy with it. I was won over primarily by the flexibility of the degree and the numerous specialisation possibilities compared to other universities.”

    Lana Malinovska

    Graduate, Latvia

  • “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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