Welcome to IU!
IU is Germany’s largest private university and has been offering qualitative higher education to international students for more than 10 years. With over 50 globally accredited Bachelor, Master, and MBA study programs, students at IU have access to the most modern and career-oriented education, and have full control over their studies. Students can either choose to study online through our fully-integrated digital learning platform with 24/7 access to on-demand course content and exams, or they can study in Germany at our campus locations: Bad Honnef, and Berlin. IU offers full flexibility as students can even start their studies online at any time, and continue their studies abroad.
- All courses in English
- Students and professors from more than 150 nations
- Studies for in-demand professions, such as Data Science, AI, Engineering or Business Intelligence
- Approximately 75% of our graduates work in an international environment
- Approximately 33% of them actually work abroad
IU attaches a great importance to a close link between theory and practice. After all, most of our professors gained experience at an international level themselves – and we want to prepare our students for a competitive job market through:
- Case studies, projects and internships
- Dedicated Career Office with access to German multinational corporations
- Connected in a network with over 1.000 business partners
- Dialogues with recognised business leaders
- Dual accreditation with British diploma for access to UK market
Our study programs are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare our graduates for challenging management and opertaional tasks. The results of our survey of graduates in 2020 speak for themselves: 87 percent of our graduates find a job within the first three months and after two years 80 percent already have management responsibilities.
Who are the IU studies for?
Online distance studies:
- Professionals with a busy schedule that want to grow their skills and access the next level in their careers
- Students with mobility issues or that want to study part-time
- Students that want to change their study subject, as you can start the online studies any time from anywhere
Hybrid campus studies:
- Students that want to have international careers and build an international network
- Students that want to work in Germany and Europe – acces to post-study Visa
- Students looking for immersion in new culture and the benefits of real student life on campus
Accreditation and Rankings
IU International University of Applied Sciences is recognised by the Council of Sciences as a private university, and all of the study programmes and degrees we currently offer are accredited by FIBBA or the Accreditation Council. In addition, we have been awarded several seals of distinction and excellence, and are rated as an excellent service provider by several external ranking bodies.