Start your online study programme in Business and IT today
As a business IT specialist, you ensure that innovative ideas become reality and at the same time always keep an eye on their profitability. The Buisness and IT online study programme, which you can complete in either German or English, prepares you for this key role. The contents of the programme are based on the recommendations of the German Society for Computer Science (GI). In addition to relevant IT knowledge – for example in the areas of data analytics or requirements engineering – you will acquire business expertise. This includes, among other things, knowledge of investment, purchasing, financing and marketing.
Study programme & degreeBachelor of Science (BSc) 180 ECTS
German or English
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart immediately or anytime
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension36-72 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy 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 feesStarting at 209€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
180 ECTS - German
AR-Siegel, ZFU 154113c
180 ECTS - English
AR-Siegel, ZFU 154113c
- Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
- Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
- You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
- Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
"As a business IT specialist, a diverse professional field awaits you. You can work as a programmer or CIO – anything is possible, because nowadays, nothing works without IT.”
Your specialisation options in the bachelor’s programme Buisness and IT
Your bachelor’s programme in Buisness and IT is as practice-oriented as possible: In the German-language programme, you choose three out of 29 compulsory elective modules – for example IT security, mobile software engineering or smart services. In the English-language programme, you choose three out of 15 elective modules to prepare for your career. You can choose from modules such as business intelligence and salesforce platform management.
Find out more about IU and your study programme in your personal brochure.
- Contents and specialisations of your programme
- Career opportunities
- Information on financing options
As a software developer, you are responsible for the development and implementation of software. This area of responsibility ranges from individual building blocks to complete applications. In coordination with various departments, you will find software solutions that are tailored to the individual needs of the staff. At the same time, you always keep an eye on the economic circumstances.
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.
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.