100 % flexible

You decide where and when you want to study

State-Approved & Accredited Top-Level Education

First-class study programmes with a recommendation rate of 97%

Personal Service & Support

Your digital learning journey with personal support

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Award winning

Is quality important to you? We feel the same! That is why every study programme at IU is state-approved, bears the seal of German Accreditation Council and is globally recognised. Also, we have received multiple awards!

Our alumni work at


And, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities. On top of that, 97% of our students would recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences. This information was reported by Alumni who took part in our 2020 Service Evaluation. These excellent results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU International University of Applied Sciences focuses on training social and intercultural competence. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive careers they have built.

Boost your career


With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, offered in selected study programmes, you can study at IU like any other student, and choose if you want to earn a British degree alongside your German certificate. And the best part: to earn your dual degree, no extra work is needed.

6 great reasons

for studying with us

  • Flexible Learning Modules

    With our flexible full- and part-time modules, you decide when to schedule your courses. If you need more time to complete your studies, you can extend them by up to twelve months or take a semester off – completely free of charge.

  • Recommended by 97% of Our Students

    We regularly ask our students for feedback, and the results make us proud: 97% of our students recommend us to other people. Your satisfaction is our motivation – we’re only happy if you’re happy! 

  • 100% Online – 100% Flexible

    Every aspect of our study programmes is done online, and with maximum flexibility – from the enrolment process to the classes themselves, and even the exams. This gives you the freedom to study on your own terms, and according to your own schedule. You decide when to start: there are no application deadlines or waiting periods.

  • 24/7 Online Exams

    You can be an early bird or a night owl, it’s up to you – exams can be booked to match your plans. Take your exams online at any time – 24/7, 365 days a year, on short notice and from anywhere you like. 

  • Your Innovative Learning Tools

    Our online campus offers a fully digital learning environment, with a diverse set of e-learning tools: interactive books, videos, online forums, interactive study sprints, – and much more. 

  • IU – for me. For you. For everyone.

    Our goal: everyone can grow professionally and personally with IU. Digital learning. Flexible study programmes. Quality at the highest level: with these principles, IU International University of Applied Science has become Germany's largest University of Applied Sciences and is now internationally active with over 60,000 students from more than 110 countries.

    "Whether you are starting your career, re-entering the workforce or working, everyone has equal access to education at IU: anytime, anywhere."

    Sven Schütt, CEO of IU International University of Applied Science 

Get yourself the future you always wanted

Take the first step towards achieving your goals: study at IU and earn an internationally accredited degree in the field of your choice.​

This is what our students say

“In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.“

Zena Massaad
Online student

Save € 3,333 on your tuition fees!

Enrol for your online study programme by 19th of May and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *
Coupon code: CHANCE21
*You can start your studies at a later date.

Learn from the best

Your professors are here to help you succeed. Benefit from their business world experience, academic expertise and global mind-set.

At IU University of Applied Sciences, we believe that the key for building high quality study programmes is having a high quality teaching staff. That’s why we place an emphasis on finding the best professors and lecturers, who all have to meet our high standards by having an excellent academic reputation, subject specific expertise, practical experience and a strong international approach.

Free webinars

We regularly offer free webinars about studying at IU. These events give you the opportunity to get to know our University of Applied Sciences and our wide range of educational offerings. The webinars are hosted by our study advisors, who offer expert knowledge about studying at IU, as well as an opportunity to ask any questions you might have at the end of each webinar.

Find out more in your free information material

You’ll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU in your personal brochure.

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