We attach great importance to ensuring that the first-class educational programmes offered by IU International University of Applied Sciences in terms of content and organisation enable students to shape their own future without compromise. 



With a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme tailored to your individual needs and requirements, you will set an important milestone in your professional career. For optimal learning success, we pay attention to both maximum teaching and service quality as well as modern and practice-relevant study content. The study formats we offer focus on internationality, practical relevance and flexibility - complemented by an excellent network of selected practical partners who support you in designing your studies exactly as you want them to be. 


Study - when, where and how you want: IU Distance Learning offers you the most flexible range of Bachelor's and Master's programmes you can choose from. Through our innovative learning app IU Learn and the online campus myCampus, you can access digital learning tools such as interactive scripts and learning videos anywhere and anytime. Our online exams also give you maximum freedom in your studies. Some courses offer virtual classes via video chat – for you to connect with lecturers and fellow students. You can also benefit from interactive intensive study sessions or live consultation hours for optimal exam preparation.

Dual studies

Practical relevance, high quality teaching and good career prospects - these are all features of the dual studies programme with us. We regularly alternate between theory on campus and practice in the company. After successfully completing your studies, you will already have more than three years of professional experience and can start your future with strong career opportunities. The fees for your studies are usually paid by your practice partner. 


With myStudies, you can choose between classroom-based courses at one of our locations or our virtual campus. At the campus, your fellow students await you in small learning groups and a direct exchange with your lecturers. You will find our Learning Areas at each campus. Events are held there on a regular basis to provide you with valuable content or soft skills beyond your studies. 

IU Studyfinder

Here you will find what you are looking for. The IU Study Finder supports you in finding your individual study programme that ideally suits your interests and life circumstances. Perfect if you are asking yourself: Which form of study suits me? And even more detailed: Which degree programmes suit me?

Highest quality standards for your success-oriented studies   

To ensure maximum quality standards, we rely on an innovative quality management system. The aim of this system is to sustainably ensure the quality of the services offered and to involve all lecturers as well as all employees of the university. Your personal career goal is always at the centre of all measures. 

Study 100% online or take exams on site 

At IU International University you have the opportunity to study 100% virtually and conveniently from anywhere in the world - completely without compulsory attendance. Alternatively, you can visit the campus at one of our 28 locations in Germany. There, you can expect top-equipped rooms, individual services and a modern infrastructure.  

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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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