Nutrition science deals with the composition and effects of nutrition and gets to the bottom of diet-related diseases. 

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Bachelor's in Nutritional Science, success goes through the stomach.

Fast food, ageing, and unhealthy lifestyles, the list of possible triggers of physical deficits is long. Poor nutrition is often one of the main causes. The extent to which food is directly related to illnesses is well assessed by nutritionists. Do you want to help people live a healthy life and eat properly? Then the medical and food science fundamentals of the Bachelor's Programme in Nutritional Sciences at IU University will provide you with ideal career prospects.  

 The IU Study Programme in Nutritional Sciences will provide you with the necessary basics to understand and assess the biochemical and nutritional physiological connections that need to be taken into account for the preparation of nutrition plans. Optionally, you can deepen your knowledge concerning food law, quality and project management, or the founding of a company. With the successful completion of the IUBH study programme, you will fulfil all requirements to be accepted into a certification course for nutritionists.  

Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree program.

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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 Nutritional Sciences 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. 

Quality & Hygiene Manager

Hygiene managers are responsible for the implementation of food safety measures in a company. Among other things, you carry out customer surveys, organise hygiene procedures, and create quality reports. 

Healthcare & Nutrition Manager

Healthcare managers combine business know-how, social skills, and legal expertise. They are familiar with national and international health systems and work on solution strategies for issues concerning medicine and economics.   


As a nutritionist, you advise clients in your own practice, hospitals or wellness facilities. You create nutrition plans, analyse eating behaviour and support your clients with their shopping and cooking. A nutritionist is both a motivator and an expert contact point. 

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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 
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Part-time studies

Flexibility and clear structures - cleverly combined 

  • Perfect to take your career to the next level: Study while working  
  • Possible at 14 locations as well as at the virtual campus  
  • Mix of flexible online modules and regular classes  
  • Choose your own pace in online studies and deepen your knowledge with the help of experienced professors on campus 

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