Your rules. Your form of study.

A job, family and friends, hobbies and then studying on top of all that - it's often quite a lot at the same time. What does your everyday life look like? And how do your studies fit in? No matter what you want to juggle in life: with the right form of study, you can manage it easily.

The study format that adapts to your life

Your studies must fit into your life. Not the other way around. We are firmly convinced of this, at IU – Germany's most renowned private university*!

Let's find out together what your study format should look like - discover our study options here. You can choose from a total of three different formats at IU. Distance learning, dual study programmes and myStudium.

Distance Learning

Maximum self-determined learning - when travelling, alongside work and family. 100% flexible.

  • Over 200 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes

  • Start at any time

  • Study online from anywhere on a full-time or part-time basis

  • Flexible course structure and sequence

  • Bachelor's from €259 per month, Master's from €329 per month (depending on time model)

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Study however you want after graduating – with tutorials on campus or virtually

  • 19 Bachelor's degree programmes

  • Beginning of studies: Up to 4 times a year

  • Study full-time virtually or on campus at over 25 locations

  • Structured curriculum

  • 390€ per month

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Dual studies

Studies or work experience? Why not both? The optimal mix of theory and practice.

  • 31 Bachelor's degree programmes

  • Beginning of studies: Up to 4 times a year

  • Study full-time virtually or on campus at over 40 locations with 15,000 practice partners

  • Structured curriculum

  • No tuition fees

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(*among 18-24-year-olds, Source: Forsa, Sep 2023)

We have the answers to your questions!

You got a lot of new information, but still have some unanswered questions? No problem! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions by our prospective students. And of course, the answers to them.
You can find more important FAQs and the answers to them here.

Your studies. Your future.

You want to deepen your knowledge. And at the same time - make contacts. Gain work experience. Or get on with your life. Find out now in our online info session about your options at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU). And ask us all your questions about myStudium, dual studies and distance learning.

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Do you still have questions?

Our free student advisory service has all the answers for you! We take the time to advise you individually and without obligation.

We support you. Right from the start.

Together we will find the best solution for your career path.

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Thank you for deciding to find out all about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences. Request your study brochure here - free of charge and without obligation.

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IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“