About distance learning

Your everyday life with online studies: Everything explained

Advantages of online studies

Do you have a job, family to take care of or private projects? Your online study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) leaves room for that  – and helps you develop personally and professionally. 

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How online studies work

Apply online, plan your semester independently, sit exams online – and always get support from your study coach: flexibility characterises your online studies from start to finish. 

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Innovative learning experience and online exams

Study app, online campus, digital scripts: You decide what suits your way of learning best. Lecturers attend to your questions in live consultation hours and you can even sit your exams online. 

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Personal support and community

Your lecturers are there for you virtually to answer your content-related questions. Your study coaches motivate you. And your community of fellow students is just a click away.

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What our students say

What is studying online really like? You can find out first-hand from our students and alumni. We also show you on which plattforms you can read more reviews about us. 

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Tips for self-organisation

You are free to organise your studies however you want – all you need is a little self-initiative. The good thing: self-organisation is something you can learn! Use our tips on studying and time management as well as our digital tools.

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