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Study on Campus at IU

Get the full student experience by joining us in Germany on one of our international campuses

Experience a blend of 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 on-campus option for students who want to study in Germany. You’ll benefit from a mix of online studies and classroom learning alongside your peers. Whether you choose our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus, you'll get the full international student experience.

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.

High-quality, accredited education

Our German-accredited and globally recognised study programmes ensure you achieve success after graduation, no matter where you go. 

Study with flexibility

Design your own learning path with our digital learning tools and benefit from a structured curriculum on-campus.

Having an IU degree pays

Our practical and career-oriented modules with a focus on future trends and digital technologies will help you build a futureproof career.

How On-Campus Studies Works

  • Attend classroom lectures 2 to 3 days a week at our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus.
  • Connect with your fellow students in small learning groups and benefit from a direct exchange with your lecturers.  
  • Get full access to scripts, videos, and presentations at any time via our online learning portal.
  • With the two-semester format, you will only study three modules per semester and sit for your exams after you've completed them. 
Online platform & Learning app

You’ll always have at your disposal interactive scripts and learning videos, for when you can’t make it to class.

Connect with your peers

Collaborate and interact with your classmates in small groups under the guidance of experienced lecturers. 

Get the guidance you need

Get full support from your personal study advisor, study guides and career coaches, whenever you need them.  

Discover Campus Life 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 on-campus studies:  

  • 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   

Berlin Campus

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 on-campus student accommodation, you’ll quickly feel at home.   

Campus in Berlin and Bad Honnef

Get the full benefits of the student lifestyle by choosing one of IU’s campus locations 

An international experience

Being in a diverse environment lets you build social skills such as tolerance and self-confidence.   

Accommodation support

Live with IU students on-campus in Bad Honnef or get help in finding a place in Berlin from the Student Office. 

How to Apply

Apply Online

Already know what you want to study and when you want to start? Simply fill out our online application form, select your desired study programme, and submit your application - without any obligations. 

Sign your study contract

Once we've reviewed your application, we will send you a study contract via email. Click on the link in the email to upload the required documents such as university entrance qualifications, national ID, and a professional CV.  

Get ready

During your admissions process, you will receive an email with all the access information that you’ll need for your studies: myCampus, IU Learn App, IU email address, Office 365. Your IU introductory session will take place within your first week. 


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