in Bielefeld

Studying in Bielefeld? Why not? Start your future at the IU campus in Bielefeld and benefit from Germany's first Open Innovation City. With various forms of study and diverse degree programmes, the IU International University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld is just the right place to kickstart your career. Find out more here!


Dual studies

your campus - your benefits

Study formats
Dual Studies
Highest quality
You learn theory in a practice-oriented way – from lecturers of the business world. The IU is state-recognised and accredited.
Lecturers as mentors
You have questions about the seminar or the practical phase? Our lecturers are there for you as contact persons.

Courses in Bielefeld

your campus Bielefeld

Get started at the IU campus in Bielefeld, the largest city in the East Westphalia-Lippe region. There are lots of exciting companies here – for example from the food industry, the retail and service sector, as well as health and social services. And, of course, there's a distinct leisure and nightlife scene, so studying in Bielefeld will definitely pay off. The IU campus is located almost directly by Bielefeld's main railway station, in the centre of the city. Equipped with modern study rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout the building, you will be able to develop freely, make contacts and acquire new skills during your studies in Bielefeld. This is what we call "studying your own way".


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Why Bielefeld?

Do you want to combine a big city and rural charm? In Bielefeld, you can have it both ways. Affordable prices and short distances within the city make the IU campus in Bielefeld the ideal place to study. In addition, Bielefeld has been a thriving, young city for years and has recently become known as the Open Innovation City. Why? Because politics and administration, business and start-ups, education and research, art and culture all work together here to promote new ideas. Where else could you study better than in Bielefeld?! The combined study programmes, dual study programmes and myStudium offer you a variety of options at the Bielefeld campus to start your academic career. Depending on what your individual everyday life looks like, everybody can find the ideal study model that better suits them. Popular degree programmes at Bielefeld’s IU campus include Psychology, Computer Science and Health Management.

Bielefeld is the dynamic centre in the region of East Westphalia-Lippe: the attraction here lies in the special mixture of economic strength, scientific innovation, cultural dynamism and social commitment. We would like to pick up on this dynamic with our dual study programme and actively support the regional companies and practice partners from the SME sector in finding valuable specialists and managers of tomorrow and in training and developing them in line with the market.
Nadine Klösel
Location Manager Bielefeld

That's what our students say

“What I particularly like about the dual study programme at IU is the pleasant size of the classes and the modern atmosphere on campus.“

D. Pech über sein Duales Studium in Soziale Arbeit
Daniel Pech
B.A. Social Work

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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.

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