Flexible study models and fees

Distance learning

Invest the smart way – with a study model that suits you.

Are you busy at work, do you have a family or projects that you want to take care of while studying? No problem! We help you reconcile everything that’s important to you. And if you realise you need more time during your studies, you can take a semester off or extend your studies or extend your studies/continuing education by up to 12 months – both completely free of charge.

You can find the exact amount of the tuition fees on the respective programme page under Tuition Fees.

Tuition fees


Financing and saving tips

Find out about various financing options and reducing the costs of your studies. 

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All our study programmes include the following services

Your online studies are the full package

We want you to be completely happy with your online study programme. That’s why we offer more: more flexibility, more freedom, more personal support. Simply adapt your studies to your personal wants and needs.

*Interactive classes are currently available for a selection of courses and will be rolled out gradually to other study programmes of IU.

You want to try us out? Go for it!

We give you time to check at your leisure whether the IU online study programme is right for you: That's why we offer you the chance to try out our entire range of courses for four weeks, free of charge and without obligation.

Simply register online for your desired study programme.

As unique as you are: Our full and part-time programmes

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That's why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our study programmes that offer flexible and longer durations. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time options, your weekly study load is reduced.

Study models

Full time
Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and shorten their study time by learning at a faster pace.
Part-time I
Great for all-rounders who want to go full throttle in their studies alongside their job and reduce monthly tuition costs as well.
Part-time II
Ideal for those who want to complete their studies in peace alongside the everyday life and a job, and reduce monthly study costs.

Duration of the study models


Studying gets you ahead!

Whether you want to switch careers or move up the career ladder, a degree programme lets you develop skills that open up opportunities on the job market and allow you to explore new professions or industries. Read on for more reasons why studying with us will be worthwhile. 


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You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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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