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90 or 120 ECTS German
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Start your online studies master’s programme in business engineering

The industry of the future needs leaders like you: Your master’s programme in business engineering not only furnishes you with relevant expertise on digitisation and automation – management skills and agile thinking also make you a competent leader. You can complete your online studies master’s programme in business engineering on your own terms: as a 90 ECTS programme or as a 120 ECTS programme.

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) 90 or 120 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    18-48 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 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - German

    90 ECTS - German
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Study Programs

Your online studies master’s programmes in business engineering

We offer a 90 ECTS programme and a 120 ECTS programme for the master’s in business engineering. 

Admission requirements for the 90 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree in the field of business engineering (business engineering, technical economics, business informatics or engineering management) 
  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma, you can access the programme directly 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree, you must complete courses amounting to 30 ECTS OR offer proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience by the time  the study programme begins. 

Advantage: Build on your professional experience and get your master’s degree on the fast track. 


Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme: 

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma in the field of business engineering (business engineering, technical economics, business informatics or egineering management) 
  • Your bachelor’s degree has a different focus? Then you can take a master’s entrance exam. 
  • Proof of knowledge of at least one programming language 

Advantage: Build on your bachelor’s degree and take a deep dive into the world of business engineering. 

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • 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.
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Your advantages in IU Online Studies

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.

Your specialisation options in the master’s programme in business engineering

The master’s programme in business engineering is highly practical: in your 90 ECTS programme, you choose one of 15 electives, such as robot-based production, data engineering or strategic management of air traffic. Your 120 ECTS programme allows you to dive even deeper: you can choose two of 15 electives to best prepare for your career. Your options include modules such as smart innovation, digital transformation and cyber security. 

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Your professional future

Project manager for smart factory/industry 4.0

Digitisation is becoming ever more essential in modern production chains. As a project manager for smart factory/industry 4.0, you develop holistic production concepts and redesign processes. In addition, you take on responsible tasks in digital factory planning and automation. 

Find out more about our 120 ECTS 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, 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.