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Syntea, your personal study assistant

Syntea, your personal study assistant

Our study has confirmed that our students can complete their courses up to 27% faster by using AI study assistant Syntea. This can reduce the duration of their studies substantially.

Experience the future of learning

As Germany's first university of applied sciences, we have developed our own study AI for you, to help you do even better in your studies. Syntea allows you to complete courses up to 27% faster, as our study shows. Syntea supports you reliably and 24/7 – exactly the way it suits you and your learning style.*

Syntea is there to support you flexibly and efficiently when studying.* At any time, you can ask questions about the script – and receive answers that are verified by our faculty members. In comprehensive study sessions, Syntea systematically guides you through the material, so you can critically reflect on the content and better understand it. Plus, you can test your knowledge: Syntea will ask you targeted questions about your study material.

*Syntea is currently being rolled out for all courses with a script.

How Syntea helps you study

Succeed quicker

Deepen your knowledge more effectively and complete courses 27% faster.

24/7 individual support

Test yourself and get answers to questions about the script – right when you need them.

Verified answers

You can rely on the accuracy of the answers, as they are verified by our faculty members.

How to use Syntea

Q&A Feature: Get answers to your questions

Available 24/7

The Q&A feature lets you ask questions about the script around the clock.


Syntea will answer you immediately and show you the relevant sections in the script. This way, you can close knowledge gaps faster.

Verified quality

You can rely on Syntea. All answers are verified by our faculty members.

Pre-Assessment Feature: Test your level of knowledge


Syntea can ask you questions about the entire script. This way, you can make sure you’ve understood everything.


You can see which parts of your answer were right or wrong. You will see exactly which contents you should revise.


Syntea tracks your progress and shows you how much you've already achieved.

Deep Dialogue Learning Feature: Improve your understanding


Experience learning as a stimulating conversation in a Socratic style, deepening your knowledge and gaining new insights.


Following the question and answer principle, Syntea individually guides you through the learning material and responds to your needs.


With open-ended questions, Syntea helps you identify misconceptions and solve understanding problems yourself.

Exam Trainer Feature: Get ready for your exam


With Syntea, you prepare Unit by Unit for exam relevant questions. You decide which Unit to start with.


If you make a mistake, Syntea explains why. This way, you can revise the material until you are truly confident.


During your learning session, you answer questions at three levels: easy, medium, hard - until you have mastered them all and are perfectly prepared for the exam.

Request information material free of charge now

Find out more about IU and your study programme in your personal brochure.

What you get for free

Information material

  • Information on study content & electives

  • Career prospects

  • Information on financing options

We are here for you

Do you need help with your decision? Your personal study advisor is happy to help you!

We will support you

Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the right time model or your financing options, for example.

Just give us a call*Available Monday–Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. CET, Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CET

+49 30 311 988 00

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