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. 


The IU distance learning programme is the most flexible Bachelor's and Master's programme you can choose. You can study on the virtual campus around the clock from anywhere in the world - completely without compulsory attendance. You also get access to digital teaching and learning materials and can exchange information with other students at any time. Even exams can be taken online if you wish, so you benefit from maximum freedom. 

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. 

Part-time studies

The part-time studies degree programme at IU International University offers you the perfect combination of flexible self-study and practical courses. You can choose whether to take your courses and exams online at the virtual campus or at the IU location near you. The courses take place two evenings a week in small groups. They offer you structure and promote the practical transfer of knowledge with experienced lecturers while working on real cases together. 


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. 

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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