As Germany's largest private online university, we have more than 20 years of experience in guiding you through your studies. And because the quality of your chosen study programme is close to our hearts, all our programmes are state-approved and system-accredited.
IU International University is a state-approved and accredited university. The recognition confirms the high quality of both the study programmes and the teaching.
In addition, we make sure that content is always adapted to the latest standards. With success, as our awards, accreditations and certifications show.
IU has been re-accredited by the German Academic Council for five years.
The German Academic Council has been advising the federal and state governments on issues of higher education development, academia and research since 1957. In doing so, it also has the task of ensuring the quality of teaching and research at non-state universities.
System accredited university
IU International University is system-accredited. The higher education institution can thus – in accordance with the legally defined quality standards – independently accredit new study programmes and react to the demands of the market without any loss of quality.
All study programmes of IU International University of Applied Sciences are accredited before the start of your studies and bear the seal of the accreditation council. The process of accreditation documents that the study programmes meet all quality requirements concerning formal and content-related aspects of a study programme. Their fulfilment confirms the required level of study and the comparability of the study programmes on a national and international level.
Statement of the Science Council: https://www.wissenschaftsrat.de/download/2021/8813-21.pdf
IU is licensed as a provider under the law on employment promotion. The Hanseatic Certification Agency (HZA) confirms in its multi-stage audit procedure that the IU's quality assurance system meets the requirements laid down in the German Social Code (SGB III) and the Accreditation and Licensing Ordinance – Employment Promotion (AZAV). This certification entitles IU to offer further training to interested parties with an activation and placement voucher. The prerequisite for this is that all admission requirements for further education are fulfilled by the interested party.
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.
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