in Bochum

Your studies at the IU campus in Bochum will definitely be worth it! Where industry and culture join hands, you can make a perfect start to your future. Studying in Bochum and achieve success at the International University of Applied Sciences (IU). Find out more here!

Dual studies

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Mobile by bus and train
Central location with optimal transport connections
Learn & relax
Common room for learning together

your campus Bochum

IU campus in Bochum: where your career starts. Choose one of the degree programmes offered by the International University of Applied Sciences in Bochum and enjoy the central location and top facilities that IU has to offer. In addition to studying in Bochum, living in Bochum should also be at the top of your list, because as a city of industrial culture, it reinforces its position as "cultural capital" with, among other things, more than 20 theatre institutions. There's definitely something for you. And if you want to reach for the stars outside the university in Bochum - there are astronomy shows at the Zeiss Planetarium. And last but not least, rent prices here are still quite affordable.

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With 15,000 companies, 130,000 employees and 60,00 students, Bochum, known as “the enabler city”, is the perfect starting point to successfully start your career after your studies at the IU campus in Bochum. Where better to study than in the self-proclaimed "UniverCity" in the Ruhr Metropolis? The most popular degree programmes at the International University of Applied Sciences in Bochum include Media Design and Social Work.

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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