The Bachelor’s programme in Business Informatics – the most important interface between business administration and IT. 

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Business Informatics – excellent preparation for the challenge of digitisation.

In most companies, nothing works without IT. That is why the Bachelor’s programme in Business Informatics will provide you with excellent career prospects and make you one of the most sought-after experts on the market. In contrast to pure IT professionals and business administration graduates, you will have both information technology know-how, such as in programming and software development, as well as sound business knowledge. As an all-rounder, you will speak both languages and have the necessary expertise to manage and specifically optimise economic business processes with the help of state-of-the-art information technologies right from the start.  

In Business Informatics degree programme, you will gain a foundation that will allow you to optimally control management and customer-related processes on the IT side. The focus of the programme is always on the mediation and specialisation of practical knowledge and skills on the basis of business administration and computer science. That means IU University offers you the best possible foundation for advancing your career or entering a new professional field – whether you choose part-time studies, distance learning or a dual studies.  

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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.
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Software Developer

As a software developer, you develop and implement software, from individual components to complete applications. Coordinating with users from different departments, you programme solutions that are tailored to the respective needs and requirements. This requires always taking into account the economic framework conditions and making sure that the solutions meet these conditions.  

Business Analyst

As a business analyst, you will examine business processes and take care of requirements management. This means that you identify, analyse, prioritise, and formulate the requirements for processes and IT systems. You think about existing problems also discover new opportunities. You coordinate the feasibility of solutions with the IT department while also paying attention to economical product solutions that fit the business strategy. You also ensure that everyone involved works smoothly together until implementation.

IT Consultant

As an IT consultant, you advise companies on IT projects. For example, you support the implementation of a cloud infrastructure or the introduction and maintenance of IT systems. You are involved at all stages in projects from planning to implementation. Your goal is to improve applications and processes, making IT-supported workflows more effective.   

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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 

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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“At IU, I can combine an online course perfectly with regular on-site attendance at the campus.“

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