E-Commerce helps you find the optimal sales channel mix and technically handle issues in business management. 

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Bachelor’s programme in E-Commerce – a degree with excellent prospects in electronic commerce.

Qualifications are the ideal sales argument: Academically trained e-commerce managers are now among the most sought-after sales professionals in digital retail. Why? Because these online experts keep an eye on all processes at all times and take on important key tasks in a wide variety of areas. Whether it’s the establishment of new sales channels, further development of existing sales channels, or analysis of extensive data structures, the Bachelor’s degree programme in E-Commerce at IU University will prepare you well for these challenges and opens up excellent career opportunities for you.  

The bachelor’s programme in E-commerce provides you with the training to optimally understand, analyse, and process the data and data structures underlying online retail. In addition to comprehensive fundamental business knowledge, you will also gain specialist know-how in the professional fields most in demand in digital sales. This will give you specific qualifications in the areas of retail management, online marketing or data science & analysis so you can fill important key positions in online retail after successful graduation. 

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Why you should study at IU

By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.


Your studies in E-Commerce are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

E-commerce Manager

As an e-commerce manager, you work at the intersection among sales, marketing, and IT. You are responsible for ensuring that your company’s online shop always has a good selection of products and is user-friendly. Your work includes, among other things, running discount campaigns and supporting online advertising campaigns. You also organise logistics and shipping and are responsible for setting up a functioning feedback system where your customers feel heard. Depending on where you work, your focus may be more in the business administration side and sometimes more in programming and IT fields. Wherever you work, you can expect a job with a big diversity of activities.   

Product Manager

As a product manager, it is your job to manage a product across departments. This includes planning, coordination, marketing, and monitoring of administrative activities. Your goal is to successfully place the product on the market. As a product manager in e-commerce, in addition to classic duties, such as market and competition analysis, you are also responsible for data maintenance in the merchandise management system and sales tasks for online shops. 

Category Manager in E-commerce

As a category manager in e-commerce, you are responsible for building up and further developing the product range offered by your company in its online channel. In addition to ensuring goods procurement and supplier management, you also monitor the online market situation and detect new trends. You always keep an eye on the most important online KPIs at the product-range and item level.   

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Distance learning

For maximum flexibility and maximum success - study 100% online 

  • Ideal for graduating with maximum flexibility: study when, where and how you want.  
  • 100% online study - no compulsory attendance and optionally full or part-time 
  • Take exams online or locally if you wish    
  • Maximum support from tutors, professors and study coaches 

Dual studies

Study or work? Just do both!  

  • The perfect way to start your career: study and gain work experience at the same time  
  • At over 35 locations as well as at the virtual campus 
  • Regular rotation between theory on campus and practice in the company 
  • Apply what you have learned directly in practice and have more than three years of professional experience after graduation  

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