Bachelor Public Relations (B.A.)

MY IMAGE FACTOR.

Public Relations - plays a decisive role in shaping the public perception and communication of an organisation or company. 

Distance learning

Language : German

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COMMUNICATION & CAREER. YOU CAN. WITH PUBLIC RELATIONS.

Become a PR professional and thus also the communicative representation of your future employer. Whether Facebook posts, newsletters, employee magazines or the classic press release: the right communication processes are crucial for the image of a company. With your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you can use internal and external communication on all channels perfectly for your career. 

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Public Relations 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. 

Choose how you want to study Public Relations at IU

You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at IU by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model.   

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You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Degree
Bachelor of Arts
State-recognised & award-winning*
German
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Full Time – 36 months
Part Time I – 48 months
Part Time II – 72 months
Study online

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

Why you should study Public Relations 

Because you want to become a communications professional. Because you want to broaden your career perspectives. And because studying is fun.  

During your Public Relations studies you will acquire knowledge and skills that are essential for positions with a communications focus. You can then use these skills in your job or for your own business. A Bachelor's degree also signals to companies that you have the skills they are looking for. This broadens your career options and makes you a candidate for higher positions. In the distance learning programme at IU, you acquire the knowledge and skills that are important for this, when and where it suits you. At IU, you decide how long you want to study and where you want to. 

  

Your IU studies in Public Relations 

Your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at IU will provide you with the industry-specific know-how to develop and implement suitable PR strategies. This includes theoretical and practical tools that you will need later, for example, as an online editor or press manager. During your Public Relations studies, you learn all the skills, methods and instruments you need in the field of external and internal corporate communication. In addition to basic business knowledge, you will also acquire media skills in the use of classic and digital PR channels.  

Furthermore, you can expand your expertise to include special areas. For example, in the areas of Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Lobbying or Public Diplomacy. To ensure that the practical relevance is never neglected, you will realise your own projects during your Bachelor's degree programme in Public Relations. 

  

A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation 

The spectrum of your daily work as a public relations manager is extremely diverse. It also includes building networks and maintaining contacts with journalists, B2B customers and stakeholders. Whether you work for a company, in an agency or on a self-employed basis, experts who can develop a suitable PR and communications strategy are needed almost everywhere. It's up to you to decide which sector you want to enter. 

The most important questions about studying Public Relations

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

Info by post

I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

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