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Bachelor-Distance Learning Applied Artificial Intelligence

Become an expert in Applied Artificial Intelligence and take on challenges that were unsolvable not so long ago!

Start your online study programme in Applied Artificial Intelligence now

It is found in chatbots, digital assistants or self-driving cars: Applied Artificial Intelligence leads to innovative products and services and has achieved spectacular successes for business and science alike. The online study programme Applied Artificial Intelligence offers you a unique combination of methodological basics and elective modules for a broad field of application. The focus of your Bachelor's degree is on Language and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Robotics, UI/UX and Software Development. Since you will complete the programme in English, you will also meet all the requirements for convincing international audiences with your expertise.

100% flexible

You decide where and when you want to study.

Versatile & Innovative

Your digital learning journey with personal support!


We stand for top-level education – state-approved, accredited & multi-award-winning.

Your study programme summed up

Study programme & degree

B.Sc., 180 ECTS credits
Language: en
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible

Application & starting date

Start from today or anytime Online application, no application deadline

Study duration & extension

36, 48, 72 months, depending on model Extension possible free of charge


Study programme independent of time & place No mandatory attendance Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App Exams online or at nearest examination centre

Study fees

Starting at 239€/month, depending on model Regular discount campaigns

Recognition & Approval

Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned 180 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1129722c
Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Verfügbarkeit der Module bei neuen Studiengängen

Bei der Entwicklung unserer Studieninhalte verfolgen wir das Ziel, dem höchsten wissenschaftlichen Aktualitätsgrad zu entsprechen und unsere Module dabei praxisorientiert zu gestalten. Daher befinden sich zu Beginn eines neuen Studiengangs einige Module noch in der Entwicklung: Diese sind entsprechend der Semesterplanung des Studienablaufplans verfügbar. Somit steht dem Beginn Deines Studiengangs zum frühestmöglichen Startdatum also nichts mehr im Wege!

Your courses for the Bachelor's in Applied Artificial Intelligence

In addition to the basics in Mathematics and Statistics, Machine and Deep Learning as well as Reinforcement Learning are central elements of your studies. In addition, it will cover the methods of Language and Image Processing, Cloud Computing and Software Engineering, among others. This means you are ideally equipped to successfully apply your technical know-how in all areas of Artificial Intelligence. In your elective area, you also have the opportunity to further deepen your personal interests and build up specific knowledge for concrete fields of work – for example, in the areas of Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality or Industry 4.0.

Your professional future as an AI expert

AI experts expect excellent career prospects with lucrative promotion opportunities across all sectors, as artificial intelligence will change all industries permanently. The broad-based undergraduate degree gives you a solid foundation to work in any profession where Artificial Intelligence is to be used. Through these elective modules, expert knowledge can be built up in selected areas, especially in Autonomous Driving, Industry 4.0, Sensor Technology and Robotics, as well as Data Engineering. After graduation, you will be able to work, for example, as a ...

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Study model and prices for the Bachelor's online study programme in Applied Artificial Intelligence

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variants, your weekly study workload is reduced.

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 05.10.2023
Duration 36 Months
Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.




Enrol in your preferred study programme by October 5th and use the code WELLE23 to secure several benefits.
Only until 05.10.2023
Part-Time I
Duration 48 Months
Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.




Enrol in your preferred study programme by October 5th and use the code WELLE23 to secure several benefits.
Only until 05.10.2023
Part-Time II
Duration 72 Months
Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.




Enrol in your preferred study programme by October 5th and use the code WELLE23 to secure several benefits.

Free trial phase of four weeks*

Lizenz für Microsoft Office und Teams

Flexible extension of study duration

Individuelles Study- und Karriere-Coaching

Online campus with innovative study tools

Online-Klausuren rund um die Uhr

Persönliche Betreuung durch Lehrende

Zugang zu Online-Bibliotheken

Zugang zu Statista und LinkedIn Learning

*The fees for this period only apply if you continue your studies with us. Additional charges

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Recognition of Achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!

  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Online recognition

Do you need support with your application for recognition? We have summarized all the important information for you in our guide to recognition.

Admission requirements

We make it possible: At IU International University you can start your desired study program - without NC, state-recognised, with or without a general A-level!

Why IU is the best choice

Personalised & flexible

You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies!

State-approved & award-winning

Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us.

Here for you – personally

Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching.

Practically oriented

Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.
Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.


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