Your rules. Your form of study.

These are your studies. That’s why you’ll decide for yourself what form you want them to take: a distance learning programme, a dual studies programme, or MyStudies. With the right form of study for you, you can kickstart your future without compromising.

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The study programme that fits your lifestyle

Your studies must fit into your life. Not the other way around. Because we are firmly convinced of this, we offer you three different forms of study: You can either study in a particularly flexible distance learning programme, in a dual studies programme with a strong practical focus or in an individual MyStudies programme. Each of these programmes adapts to your life and career aspirations so that you can learn and live!

How to study? Your different forms 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.

Distance Learning

On the beach, in the mountains or on your sofa at home: with IU’s distance learning programme, you’ll decide for yourself where and, above all, how you study! With our Online Campus and the innovative learning app IU Learn, you can design your learning units 100% flexibly. Ready for the exam? Great! You can take it either as an online exam or directly on site

MyStudies

Broaden your horizons along with your fellow students on the (virtual) campus and then chat over a (digital) coffee together. With MyStudies, you can study at IU in small study groups and with a direct line to your lecturers. You can do this at one of our study locations throughout Germany or online - and you’ll be able to decide it every semester.

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Dual studies

Practical and top quality. IU’s dual study programme allows you to bridge the gap between theoretical courses at the local or virtual campus and practical work in a company. At the end of the programme, you'll have a degree and the necessary work experience to enter the job market with confidence. What about the tuition fees? They’ll be covered by your practice partner.

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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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Just try it out: Try our student life for 4 weeks!

Is your choice really the right form of study for you? You can easily test it now! With our free trial month.

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.

Our study programme: as flexible as yourself!

Combine life and learning so studying becomes fun! Depending on your life circumstances, we have three different study options available to you. Each of them is designed to fit perfectly into your everyday life.

  • More flexible than ever

    With our distance learning programme, you’ll have complete freedom on your educational path. Along with over 100,000 other students, you’ll be able to master your own studies.

  • Tailored to you

    There’s no such thing as impossible. Your study programme is as unique as yourself: you can get started with MyStudies at one of over 30 locations or online.

  • More practical than anticipated

    With 15,000 practice partners, you’re guaranteed to find the right match for you and your career goals. Our dual studies programme offers work experience on top of theoretical courses.  

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