IU International University of Applied Sciences

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (31)
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IU is Germany’s largest university with over 20 years of experience. They deliver specialist expertise and innovative learning materials as well as focusing on excellent student services and professional advice. Their programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge in order to prepare graduates for the international business world. 


  • IU is Europe’s most innovative and top-quality provider of career-oriented degree and further education courses for students. As a pioneer of digitalisation in vocational learning and personal development, they sustainably, efficiently and measurably improve learning outcomes. IU makes it possible for their students to achieve their best results by providing them with individual, tailored options and innovative technological support based on state-of-the-art research and teaching, so that they can be successful in their careers.
  • IU offers various study models online or on campus in Germany. You can choose from Bachelor’s, Master’s and MBA degree courses with innovative specialisations.


  • Business and management skills are becoming more and more important in today’s career climate. IU's graduates boast intercultural awareness, excellent English skills and extensive knowledge of general management, which opens the door to great careers and managerial positions in many industries. 
  • The figures from IU's graduate surveys speak for themselves: 94 percent of their graduates find a job within the first six months of graduating and, after three years, an average of 90 percent have management responsibilities. The average salary increases by 10 percent per year.

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Student services

  • IU's team of professional advisors and educators support you with your search for internships, with job placement issues, and to put you in contact with companies that align with your studies. 
  • They organise company presentations on their IU campuses in Bad Honnef and Berlin, carry out applicant training and interview coaching, examine application documents, and offer you personal advice to ensure you have every chance to boost your career.

Housing services

  • IU's campuses in Germany are excellently located in Berlin and in Bad-Honnef, right next to Cologne, so that you enjoy life as a student while working hard to achieve your goals. For students attending a semester or more at IU's campus in Bad Honnef, they offer the possibility of accommodation. You can rent a student room in a shared flat, in one of our six blocks of modern flats, either directly on campus or just a short walk away. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • IU's campuses in Germany are intimate, welcoming and easily accessible to all students. You’ll have plenty of space to study, meet other students, talk to your teaching staff and socialise.
  • At IU, you can choose between different study models. With their new hybrid on campus study model IU takes flexibility one step further. On campus students have the flexibility to study and work or spend their time exploring all Europe has to offer thanks to the online component of the programme. All of the study material including module scripts are available on our MyCampus app, additionally some of the modules are completely online, meaning you decide when and where to do them from.


  • At IU International University of Applied Sciences, one of our central aims is to provide high-quality degrees, teaching, and resources as well as providing our students with the support they need throughout all stages of their journey with us. Our range of accreditations, awards and memberships are proof that we are delivering.
  • Our courses and teaching have received system accreditation by the Germany Accreditation Council as well as the German Council of Sciences. We have also received a 5-star QS rating and appeared in Germany’s CHE ranking, gaining official recognition for quality and student satisfaction. What’s more is our memberships to learning organisations mean that we will continue to strive for the highest quality for our students in the future.

Bad Honnef, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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