IU International University of Applied Sciences


IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) provides quality programmes for Bachelor, Master, and MBA degrees with a whole new approach. They have established campuses for students who want to complete their studies on site in Germany but also offer full programmes online for distance learning. Plus, IU takes flexibility one step further. IU offers a combined approach for many of its programmes, for students to study both online and on campus. In this way, IU enables students to develop on a personal and professional level and help advance their careers through future-oriented, flexible studies.


IU International University of Applied Sciences—Online Scholarship Programme: Save up to 75%!


Get your European degree, from the largest universities for in Germany with over 100,000 students— without sacrificing your job or family commitments!


Distance learning at IU International University of Applied Sciences offers students the opportunity to develop on a personal and professional level and advance their career through flexible, practice-oriented study. IU is particularly looking for individuals who would like to grow and learn whilst continuing to be able to keep up with their daily work and family lives. That is why IU designs their programmes and courses to be as flexible and innovative as possible without sacrificing the usual high quality of IU education.


IU’s mission # 1 University in Germany: 


What drives IU, is what drives you: IU designs their programmes to be as flexible and innovative as possible—without sacrificing quality. They deliver specialist expertise and innovative learning materials as well as focusing on excellent student services and professional advice. IU’s programmes deliver subject-specific knowledge and soft skills with a future-oriented approach and digital tools to prepare graduates for the international business world. 


IU: Geared to the demands of the global market 


Studying at IU makes careers in a global environment possible and they welcome students from all over the world. IU prepares students for an international career with industry relevant educational content and they pay close attention to providing a global perspective for both general management modules and subject-specific content. IU imparts its international mind-set in all they do to prepare the next generation of professionals for global business. 


94 % of IU’s graduates find a job within the first three months of graduating and, after two years, an average of 80% have management responsibilities. These results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU focuses on training social and intercultural competence—plus all IU professors have a minimum of five years’ experience working directly in their field. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive careers they have built.


To qualify for an IU bursary, you must meet the following criteria: 


Academic qualifications, basic requirements: 


  • Proof of English proficiency (Proof of having completed studies in English will suffice, you can use a value 5 or higher in your application) 
  • Bachelor programmes: National Senior Certificate 
  • Master programmes: Completed Undergraduate Degree 
  • MBA programmes: Completed Undergraduate Degree, One year of work experience 

You will also need to meet any additional entry requirements of your chosen study programme. 


  • Send your Application online 
  • Follow the email instructions to complete your application
  • In some cases, a Study Advisors may contact you to assist with your application
  • Receive Your Scholarship Offer
  • Once completed and you have proven your eligibility, we will prepare a study agreement or offer letter for you. You can simply sign and return this to us when you’re ready together with the documents we need. 

What IU Online Studies includes

  • No extra cost for: registration, acceptance, exam, graduation, or textbooks
  • Access to the MyCampus platform and the IU Learn App
  • Access to video lectures and interactive books
  • Access to digital library with over 100k titles in English
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning with over 14.000 courses to choose from
  • Access to personalized study coaches in 1-on-1 sessions
  • Free German and English courses
  • Career services support for online and on campus students


For our online studies, there is no application deadline as you can start anytime.


IU does not have any application fees



Bachelor Programmes:


    • B.A. International Management (180 ECTS)
    • B.A. Entrepreneurship (180 ECTS)
    • B.A Business Administration (180 ECTS)
    • B.A. International Healthcare Management (180 ECTS)
    • B.A. Hospitality Management (180 ECTS)
    • B.A. Aviation Management (180 ECTS)
    • B.A. Digital Business (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Applied Artificial Intelligence (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Computer Science (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Business and IT (180 ECTS)
    • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering and Management (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Data Science (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Cyber Security (180 ECTS)
    • B.Sc. Software Development (180 ECTS)
    • B.Eng. Robotics (180 ECTS)

Earn a high school diploma and a Bachelor’s degree – at the same time!


Don’t have a high school diploma? Have one but your grade average doesn’t meet our admission requirements? We have a solution for you!


With the High School Diploma Study Pathway in collaboration with Cambridge Assessment International Education (equivalent to A-levels and the top university entrance qualification with NQF level 5), you can earn a high school diploma and start your online Bachelor’s degree at IU – at the same time.


Anyone aged 16 and up is eligible to enrol in IU’s High School Diploma Study Pathway. We also provide up to 75% scholarships from the start of your programme, making it one of the most affordable high school diploma pathways on the market.  


Master Programmes:


  • M.Sc. Computer Science (120 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Data Science (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Business Intelligence (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Finance, Accounting and Taxation (120 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Data Management (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.Eng. Engineering Management (60 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Artificial intelligence (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.Sc. Cyber Security (120 ECTS)
  • M.A. International Management (MIM) (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.A. Information Technology Management (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.A. Human Resource Management (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.A. International Healthcare Management (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.A. Marketing Management (60 or 120 ECTS)
  • M.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship (120 ECTS)
  • Master Management + Majors (60 ECTS)


  • Master of Business Administration (One Year) (60 ECTS)
  • Master of Business Administration (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Big Data Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Engineering Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Finance & Accounting (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in IT Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Marketing (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Healthcare Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Human Resource Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Artificial Intelligence (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in E-Sports Management (90 ECTS)
  • MBA in Salesforce (90 ECTS)


We’re happy to offer flexible, affordable price models and a wide variety of secure payment options to suit your situation. For our online programmes you can choose if you want to study full time, part-time or extended:

  • Bachelor: From 94 euros per month
  • Master: From 122 euros per month
  • MBA: From 139 euros per month

IU’s flexible on-campus study option offers you the opportunity to live in Berlin or Bad Honnef while getting your accredited degree. The mix of in-person and online classes means you can build a network, socialise, and benefit from real-time, practical teaching. Talk to your personal study advisor to find out more about on campus studies IU.