Distance Learning Digital Business

Study by your own rules
180 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Digital Business today

Economics and IT: expertise in these areas will get you ahead in tomorrow’s business world. In your online study programme in Digital Business, you learn about topics such as artificial intelligence, data analysis or the Internet of things. At the interface of business and IT, you might work as a data scientist. 

Depending on your goals, you have a choice of two programmes: The English-language programme focuses on data science and prepares you for an international career. The German-language programme allows you to focus on data science as well as digital marketing

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) 180 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    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 209€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

You online study programmes in Digital Business

You can complete the Digital Business programme in German or English. 
 
Your admission requirements for the German programme: 

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training.   
  • Foreign students must provide proof of German language skills. 

Your admission requirements for the English programme: 

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as a (technical) high school diploma, master craftsman’s certificate or advanced training. 
  • For the English-language study program, we need proof of your English language skills. 
  • With your studies you are well-prepared for the English-speaking job market.
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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Specialised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Personal development
You develop personally and discover new tasks, jobs or sectors.
Higher salary
You have a better chance of getting a raise in your old or new job.
Career boost
You increase your market value and chances of filling responsible positions.

Your specialisation options in the bachelor’s programme Digital Business

Your bachelor’s programme in Digital Business is as practice-oriented as possible: In the German-language programme, you choose three out of 46 compulsory elective modules – for example social media marketing, data analytics and big data or international management. In the English-language programme, you choose one of 15 elective modules to prepare you for your career. You can choose from modules such as applied sales, innovative technologies and sustainability and smart services. 

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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  • Career opportunities
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Careers

Your professional future

Data Scientist

As a data scientist, you work at the interface between computer science, business administration, mathematics and statistics. Your goal is to use the data collected by your employer in the most profitable way possible. You are responsible for both the evaluation of data and their economic analysis.

Find out more about our English study programme

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.