Accreditations & Rankings

Accreditation & Certification

Top-level education

We are Germany’s largest private university and with over 20 years of experience, we will guide you through your studies. And because the quality of whatever course you choose means so much to us, all of our programmes are state-approved and system-accredited.

Accredited study programmes
Certified education provider

Our quality management

The quality of your studies is our top priority! That is why we have developed our own quality management system that systematically checks and ensures all IU service areas.


Take the opportunity to find out whether an online study programme with IU International University of Applied Sciences is the right fit for you. You can test your desired study programme during your free trial –completely free of charge and with no strings attached. Simply apply for your online study programme and unlock your access. Happy learning!

Rankings & Memberships

Rankings & memberships

QS Quacquarelli Symonds 5-star rating
CHE University Ranking
European Quality Assurance Register
AACSB Associate Business Membership
The German Council of Science and Humanities
Business Graduates Association (BGA)
Service & Quality

What matters to us is you.

Your satisfaction is our top priority! That’s why we make sure that you are optimally supported from the very beginning – an aspiration that has proved its worth. Our quality objectives are taken from our guiding principles and the university’s development goals:

  • To develop high-quality, innovative degree courses that enable us to achieve the targeted level of growth.
  • To continuously develop our teaching quality, taking into account the latest technologies and innovative teaching formats to increase student satisfaction.
  • To ensure high levels of transparency concerning the quality of the teaching and of the administrative and technical support for students.
  • To involve the relevant stakeholders in the quality assurance process through regular evaluations and active inclusion in the quality assurance process.

Stay flexible

There are no enrolment deadlines or semester commitments. You decide how, where and when you want to study!  

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Study support

We want you to achieve your goals, both personal and professional. That’s why we give you a wide range of support options that provide support exactly where you need it.

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Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2019
German SME IT-innovation Award
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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.

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