Date and Time: 14th of April 2021 at 3:00 PM (GMT+1)
Title: Get to know IU International + Q&A
On Wednesday, 14th of April IU is hosting virtual introductions, so you can understand what studying with IU is like and get the most up-to-date information about pricing, scholarships, eligibility, and more. It's also a great chance for you to ask any questions in a live Q&A session so you can get the answers you’ve been looking for directly.
To register, please follow this link
IU is looking forward to welcoming you to the meeting.
Your degree, your way:
We design our programmes and courses to be as flexible and innovative as possible—without sacrificing quality. We deliver specialist expertise and innovative learning materials as well as focusing on excellent student services and professional advice. Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare graduates for the international business world. Our distance learning materials allow you to gain an accredited degree from wherever you are and work around your job or personal commitments.
#1 University in Europe: Join Europe’s largest private university with more than 70,000 students
Digital, Flexible, 100% online: We offer outstanding, innovative digital learning materials and a great online environment for success in your studies wherever you are with online exams 24/7.
Fully Accredited Degree: All our degrees benefit from German state accreditation and are internationally recognized in major jurisdictions such as the EU, US and UK
Study at a 5-star rated University from QS: IU is the first German university that achieved a 5-star rating for Online Learning from QS (www.topuniversities.com)
International Focus, Practical Orientation: We focus on practical training and an international outlook which gives IU graduates a decisive advantage: 94% of our graduates have a job within six months of graduation and, after an average of two years on the job, 80% move into management. Plus, we work closely with big companies such as Lufthansa, Sixt, and EY to give you great opportunities and insights.
Scholarships available: Depending on your situation, motivation, and background, we offer scholarships that can reduce your tuition fees by up to 80%.
IU International MBA Experiences | Interview with our student Jay from IU on Vimeo.
Master of Business Administration
Take your career to new heights.
Your door to the business world
Our MBA distance learning programme is the ideal starting point for the next step in your professional path - a career as a successful manager. The programme qualifies you in the areas of business administration, corporate management, marketing, finance, and leadership for demanding activities in middle to upper management in many industries and specialist areas. And its international orientation makes you fit for the global job market.
By the way: In the MBA distance learning ranking 2017 of vergleich.org our study course was the winner with the highest grade of 1.3.
A short overview of your study
Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Credits: 60 or 90 ECTS
Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)
Study duration: Standard period of study: from 12 up to 18 months. Different time models possible
Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
Post-study work option: 18 months post-study work visa, EU Blue card
Fees: MBA 60 ECTS: starting from 550 euros per month* (scholarships available). MBA 90 ECTS: starting from 533 euros per month* (with up to 13.000€ scholarships for non-EU students only). Scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland at the current time.
Let's get started
ApplySecure your place at IU easily and without obligation using our form**. We’ll then send you your study agreement. Do you want to save time and costs? Have your previous classes recognised!
Sign your study agreement and officially enrolSend us your signed study agreement and supporting documents. After we’ve checked everything you will be officially enrolled.
Start studyingBegin your studies – flexible and structured with individual and small group support.
**All students are required to post their original, notarised, supporting documents such as degree certificates via post to our Berlin Campus. After the preliminary acceptance letter, students will have two months to send all their documents.
Why it’s worth studying at IU
Study online & flexibleWherever, whenever: With our digital learning materials and our on-demand online exams, we bring the lecture hall to your home.
Develop your international careerOur courses are taught in English, the course contents are tailored to work in an international environment.
Triple financial advantageSave on tuition, profit from lower living expenses, and be able to work alongside your study.
The MBA with a specialism in Big Data Management gives you expert and general management know-how and will help you develop your individual methodical skills:
You will deepen your knowledge in the areas of business management and leadership through academic and practice-oriented modules.
You will actively work on your soft skills such as communication skills and intercultural awareness.
You will learn to process data, combining data from various sources, and analyze connections.
You will learn the methods of artificial intelligence for data analysis.
You will work critically with solution providers and deal with ethical, social, and data protection issues with regards to Big Data Management.
You will learn about corporate strategies and how to measure their success.
You will learn to lead personnel and to accompany it through change processes.
You will deepen your specialist knowledge in two electives of your choice.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Operations and Information Management
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Capstone Thesis and Defense
You can complete your MBA study in one, one and a half, two, or three years. Study over a longer period of time means a reduced weekly workload. Study over two or three years is particularly suitable for those who already have a large workload or those who would like to reduce the monthly costs.
IU International University of Applied Sciences – Online: Scholarship Initiative: Save up to 80%!
IU wants to make it possible for anyone to take their chance in life. That is why they offer strong regional scholarships that vary in terms of cultural, social, educational or work experience background. All you have to do is to make use of the Scholarship Calculator on the school’s website and wait for the student recruitment team to get back to you with your final result.
(Be aware that our scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution (180 ECTS for 1.5 years MBA and 240 ECTS for 1 year MBA).
A final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in the U.S and Canada).
At least one year of work experience before the start of the IU Master programme (achieved after previous studies).
Plus: At least two years of work experience when you want to graduate.
Proof of English skills.
If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.
With an MBA you bring leadership competence and comprehensive knowledge from all relevant management disciplines to the table - and thus open up your career to a wide range of opportunities. No matter which area you come from, an MBA Master of Business Administration is the perfect basis for your next career step. The broad knowledge base from the areas of finance, economics, and leadership will help you to assume a leading position with budget responsibility. For example, you can analyze developments and markets, develop new products and business ideas, advise customers, lead departments and teams, or strategically develop the image of your company.
Explore your options
The huge corporate demand for globally-oriented executives and IU’s excellent reputation in academia and industry gives IU graduates huge leverage for a successful career, whether in their country of origin, in Germany, or one of 25 Schengen countries covered by a post-study work permit.
Halim TakhedmitMaster of Business Administration
Halim Takhedmit, 30, is from Algeria and has a background in engineering. An Inside Sales Engineer with Fife Tidland GmbH (part of Maxcess), his hobbies include cycling and travelling.
"Starting the programme online offered me invaluable flexibility: I was able to remain at home in Algeria and study in parallel with my job, so I could prepare my next career step without taking a professional gap."