Experience both online and in-person learning at IU
As Germany’s largest private state-accredited university, we believe in giving you flexibility in your learning journey so you can succeed at your own speed.
That's why we also offer an in-person option for students who want to learn in Germany. You’ll benefit from a mix of online self-study and classroom learning (2-3 days per week) alongside your peers. Whether you choose our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus, you'll get the full international student experience. To better understand the costs involved in studying and living in Germany, don't miss our ultimate guide on the cost of studying in Germany.
The best part? Once you’ve completed your degree, you can apply for an 18-month post-study visa. This means you can remain in Germany after graduation and look for a job to kickstart your global career. For more information, download our free brochure or simply reach out to one of our study advisors anytime.
All programmes are state accredited and recognized internationally. That's why 100,000+ students have put their trust in IU.
Benefit from 18-month post study job seeker’s visa as an IU student learning on campus and begin your career in Germany.
With IU you choose what, how and where you study. And depending on your preferred study format you can even start your first step towards your new career right away.
Our practice-oriented study programmes prepare you for your future career. This is why 94% of IU graduates find a job within 3 months after graduation.
With over 100,000 students, we are Germany's largest university - you can rely on first-class study programs, all of which are state-recognized
Collaborate and interact with your classmates in small groups under the guidance of experienced lecturers.
Get full support from your personal study advisor, study guides and career coaches, whenever you need them.
Access our exclusive career services
From the day you enrol at IU, we’re dedicated to helping you fulfil your professional goals. The IU Career Office will support you with exclusive online career services such as our job listings platform, live prep trainings, networking events, 1-on-1 career coaching, and more!
JobTeaser Online Platform
Our exclusive careers platform includes:
- Over 130,000 job and internship offers*
- 2,700+ international company contacts*
- Company reviews from other students
- Registration for IU career events & trainings
- Tips, tricks, and useful links for your job search and application
*The numbers reflected above are subject to changes.
1:1 Session and Career Talks
You can book a virtual one to one session with a career advisor who will provide you with the best recommendation for your career.
In addition, we’re hosting weekly events where you can:
- Be in direct contact with companies and recruiters
- Get company and recruiting insights
- Access job and internship opportunities
- Network with professionals in diverse industries
Career Prep Trainings
We’ll help you prepare for your job hunt with:
- Career planning and job search strategies
- CV and cover letter how-to's
- Interview techniques
- Salary negotiations
- Insights about the German business culture
Discover Campus Learning at IU
Germany is considered one of the top study destinations in the world and one of the best providers of education. The IU international campuses in Berlin and Bad Honnef are intimate, welcoming, and easily accessible to all students.
You’ll have plenty of space to study, meet other students, talk to your professors, and socialise. Experience the German hustle and bustle in Berlin or enjoy the idyllic way of living in Bad Honnef – either way, you’ll have a full and rich international student experience in Germany.
Benefits of learning in Germany:
- High-quality learning in an international environment
- Experience a new city and the German lifestyle
- Networking with international students
- Enjoy a structured way of learning with lots of flexibility
- Study rooms to concentrate and revise for exams
- Option to join sports clubs and associations
International, dynamic, and progressive, Berlin is set to become Europe’s leading start-up hub and entrepreneurial capital. With a multinational population of around 3.5 million, the city is a powerhouse for networking and collaboration.
The IU campus is right in the heart of Berlin, with around 2000 students studying in the cultural hotspot. Students have access to libraries and facilities across the city and we are happy to support in finding accommodation in Berlin.
Bad Honnef Campus
The picturesque town of Bad Honnef is situated in North Rhine-Westphalia, one of Germany’s most beautiful regions. It offers amazing scenery, and the cultural centres of Cologne and Bonn are just 30 minutes away by train.
The IU campus offers the most modern facilities housed in a mixture of historic and contemporary buildings. There is WiFi across campus, bars and restaurants for students to relax, and many sports clubs and societies for students to join. With IU's student accommodation, you’ll quickly feel at home in Germany.
Get the full benefits of the student lifestyle by choosing one of IU’s campus locations
Being in a diverse environment lets you build social skills such as tolerance and self-confidence.
Live with IU students in Bad Honnef or get help in finding a place in Berlin from the Student Office.
How to Apply
Fill out our online application form, select your desired programme, and submit your application. Your personal study advisor will be in touch soon.
Receive a non-binding study contract via email, sign it, and return it to us. This allows us to start your admissions process.
Upload the required documents and pay the one-time €1500 campus registration fee
With the Letter of Admission, you can apply for a student visa* at your Embassy. We do not help with the visa application, but we’re happy to clarify any questions you have.
*From Nov 2022, Indian students will need to provide an APS certificate for their student visa application. Please note that this may cause a delay in obtaining your visa.