CONTACT & FAQS

Do you still have questions about our offers? Our Student Advisory Service team will be happy to help you. Call us or send us an email. We will be more than happy to advise you.

Part-time studies

YOUR PERSONAL STUDY COUNSELLOR ON SITE

Do you have further open questions? Or would you like more detailed information about the part-time studies? Our study counsellors will be happy to help you! If you prefer a meeting in person, then please visit us at our open student counselling.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

At the moment, the open student counselling is not available on site. Nevertheless, we are always here for you. Please contact your local Student Advisory Service team by email to book an appointment for online counselling.

Berlin | Boris Fechner

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Berlin
Frankfurter Allee 73A
10247 Berlin

For inquiries:
+49 (0)30 311 98 750 or
kombistudium-ber@iu.org

Dortmund | Carina Schürmanns

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Dortmund
Rheinlanddamm 201
44139 Dortmund

For inquiries: 
+49 (0)231 980 030 10
 or
kombistudium-dtm@iu.org

Düsseldorf | Sarah Steiniger

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Düsseldorf
Hildebrandtstraße 24c
40215 Düsseldorf

For inquiries:
+49 (0)211 418 731 39
 or
kombistudium-dus@iu.org

Frankfurt a. M. | Muhammed Ökdem

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Frankfurt
Darmstädter Landstraße 110
60598 Frankfurt am Main

For inquiries: 
+49 (0)69 902 350 41
 or
kombistudium-fra@iu.org

Hanover | Fermín Martinez

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Hanover
Siemensstraße 10
30173 Hanover

For inquiries: 
+49 (0)511 444 730 05
 or
kombistudium-haj@iu.org

Cologne | Lindiwe Friebel

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Köln
Bonner Str. 271
50968 Köln

For inquiries: 
+49 (0)221 689 430 10
 or
kombistudium-cgn@iu.org

Nuremberg | Stefan Taubenheim

Personal consultation via video call

Address:
IU Kombistudium
Studienort Nürnberg
Muggenhofer Straße 136
90429 Nürnberg

For inquiries: 
+49 (0)911 981 040 05
 or
kombistudium-nue@iu.org

Virtual Campus | Sarah Schano

Personal consultation via video call

For inquiries:
+49 (0)303 119 875 0
or
kombistudium@iu.org

New: personal video consultation

If you have any questions about the combined course we are here to answer those. Whether you want to know more about your desired course of study or the financing or the recognition of previous achievements. Book an appointment for a personal consultation now.

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

In our FAQ section (Frequently Asked Questions) we have provided the most important and frequently asked questions about our part-time degree programme for you. If you have any further questions, please call us directly or make an appointment by e-mail. Our study counsellors will be happy to assist you.

GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE part-time STUDIES

COURSE OF THE PART-TIME STUDIES PROGRAMME

ADMISSION & ENROLMENT

Step by step into your studies

In this video, we guide you through the application process for your part-time degree programme, which you can complete directly on our website, and give you helpful information on each step.  

Are you ready? Then start your online application now

Please note: due to the fact that the study programmes offered on this website are in German, the video is in German as well.

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE VIRTUAL CAMPUS

RECOGNITION OF PREVIOUS ACHIEVEMENTS

COSTS & FINANCING

Apply online and enroll online

In this video, you will learn how to enrol for your combined degree programme simply and easily via our online application. You will also get information about the IU scholarship and the recognition of previous achievements, which can save you time and money. 

Are you ready? Then start your online application now!  

Please note: due to the fact that the study programmes offered on this website are in German, the video is in German as well.

TECHNICAL PREREQUISITES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

GLOSSARY OF IMPORTANT TERMS RELATED TO STUDIES

Here you will find important study terms and technical terms concerning the area of studies:

Graduate

Graduates are students who are in the final phase of their studies or are taking their final examinations.

Alumni

Alumni are former students who have already successfully completed their studies.

Bachelor (B.A.)

The Bachelor's degree is awarded after 6-8 semesters. A Master's programme can be started as a follow- up degree programme.

Blended Learning

Combines face-to-face study with e-learning, for example when it is necessary to apply learned knowledge in practice.

Campus

Campus is a name given to a college or university premises. Nowadays in the age of the internet, there is also increasingly an "online campus", whereby students can exchange information with each other on e- learning platforms.

CBT

CBT stands for "computer-based training" and describes learning without direct contact with a lecturer or tutor, for example through the use of learning software.

Curriculum

Curriculum is the term used to describe the content structure of a degree programme.

Dean

The dean is an elected professor who represents the interests of a faculty.

Lecturer

A lecturer is a person who teaches at a college or university.

E-learning

Refers to learning and teaching with the aid of various electronic media.

ECTS

The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System is a Europe-wide system for accumulating, crediting and transferring academic achievements. For example, 60 ECTS points are attributed for a complete academic year.

Enrolment

Enrolment is the process of registering at a college or university. Once you have enrolled, you can start studying. Matriculation is often used as a synonym.

Exams

Exams are examinations to test a level of knowledge in writing or orally.

Exmatriculation

Exmatriculation is the opposite of matriculation (enrolment). This means that a student is no longer registered at a college or university. This can happen because the student has graduated or because he or she has been excluded from the faculty due to given circumstances.

Faculty

A faculty is a specific department at a university or college. This can be, for example, a department of law, mathematics, medicine or similar. A faculty is represented by a respective dean.

Matriculation

A synonym for enrolment, see enrolment.

Institute

A college or university is divided into various faculties. These in turn can be separated into independent institutes, which are often governed by professors.

Written Exam

Written exams are examinations in writing taken by the students at the end of each semester for the respective subject.

Colloquium

The colloquium is the oral examination in the A-levels or compulsory defence of a subject-specific thesis.

Fellow students

Fellow students are classmates or peer group

Learning Management System (LMS)

Learning Management System refers to the system through which students can work on their documents online and exchange information with others.

Master

A Master's degree is regarded as the successor to the German diploma and refers to the degree programme that follows the Bachelor's degree. The study duration is approx. 2 - 4 semesters.

Numerus Clausus

The restriction of admission to individual subjects due to a high number of prospective students is called numerus clausus.

Podcast

Podcast is made up of the words "iPod" and "broadcasting" and refers to short audio recordings of various teaching topics for playback on the most common MP3 players.

Standard period of study

This describes the target duration of a course of study. The standard period of study is specified in the examination regulations.

Semester

Semester is the term for a half-year.

Scholarship

A scholarship is financial support for students and also forms an element within the promotion of gifted/talented students.

Tutor

Tutors are usually students from higher semesters who represent a faculty.

Tutorials

Tutorials are short courses conducted by tutors.

Virtual Classroom

In a virtual classroom, learning events can be completed with other students and the tutors/lecturers via the Internet as if you are participating live.

Vodcast

Vodcast is a combination of the words "video" and "broadcasting" and refers to short video recordings of various teaching topics.

Lecture

A lecture is a teaching event at a university.

WBT

WBT stands for Web-based Training and generally refers to learning and practising study content via the Internet or special platforms.

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