IU - Germany

International University of Germany

Accreditations - IU Germany

IU is FIBAA accredited set out by the German Accreditation Council. IU system accreditation means that they are able to accredit their own programmes without the need for external agency being involved.

 

1. WES - Canada and US.Recognised by WES Canada and U.S., a trusted non-profit providing verified education credential assessments (ECA) for foreign degrees and certificates. This means that our graduates can work or study in Canada and the U.S. as the IU degree can be converted into points according to Canadian academic standards in the Canadian Immigration Point System and American Immigration assessment scheme.

2. Cambridge -IU is a registered online Cambridge International School.

IU has following recognitions

1. FIBAA - Premium quality seal in "Excellence in digital education. IU has topped in Future Orientation, Knowledge Management, Quality Assurance of Teaching, and Academic Support of Students.

2. System Accreditation

3. Program Accreditation

4. German council of Sciences and humanities

5. ZFU (German national agency for distance learning)

Eligibility Criteria - IU

At IU, we teach in English to prepare you for the international market.

We, therefore, ask for proof of your English language skills*. If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you don’t need to prove your English skills. 

Accepted certifications: 

  • Speexx* B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU)​ 
  • TOEFL (min. 80 points) or 
  • IELTS (min. Level 6.0 out of 9 points) or 
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or 
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall) or 
  • Equivalent proof

Academic criteria: 

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution.
  • For 60-ECTS programmes, you will need to have already acquired 240 ECTS credits.
  • For 120-ECTS programmes, you will need to have 180 ECTS credits. 
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous education.

Intake Months - IU

The online course starts every month. Enjoy starting any time!

Online Study Support - IU

Teaching and study material Marking of your end-of-module exams Free 4-week trial Online tutorials and guidance from tutors Use of the online campus Individual study coaching Online exams Career coaching Learn English for free

The IU Learn App

IU’s Learn App is your do-it-all online learning tool. Get 24/7 access to all of your study materials – videos, lecture notes, quizzes and podcasts.

The app features over 600 course scripts, and more than 14,000 interactive quizzes, so there are plenty of materials and tools for you to polish your knowledge and develop your skills.

The courses are divided into small units, ideally designed for an easy to digest learning process, with plenty of exercises along the way.

Interested in a course but not sure if it’s right for you? No problem – the IU Learn App offers a sample from every course, so that you can experience some of the materials before making your decision.

Here’s a more detailed breakdown of what’s waiting for you in the app:

 

Digital lecture notes

Modern students need modern learning tools. No more printed books: from now on, you’ll be using a sophisticated e-book that will take your studying process to the next level.

Read, remembered, understood? Thanks to your digital lecture notes e-book, you can test yourself straight away. At the end of each study unit, you answer questions to check what you’ve learned. And you’re shown the answers straight after. You also have the option of taking digital notes, which you can save and access at any time. You can also use the e-book offline and synchronise it across all your devices.

With the e-book, you can:

  • Take digital lecture notes and store them in an easily accessible digital form
  • Test your knowledge of the material directly in the e-book itself
  • Get immediate results and feedback on your answers, so you can constantly improve
  • Access all of your learning materials even when your're offline
  • Synchronise your materials across all of your devices, so you can easily use these features your way
  • Stop worrying about getting books from the library, late return fees or carrying around heavy books. Everything you need is just a few clicks away.

In addition to the personal lecture notes that you can make digitally on your own, our courses are equipped with learning materials such as texts and multimedia files, which are available to you on myCampus.

You’ll also find specified learning objects and tasks, all laid out in units based on thematic concepts. With this setup, you’ll be able to study at your own pace, but according to a recommended studying plan, designed to help you understand the material in an easier way.

Add to this the extensive range of media files you’ll have access to via our the IU online library, and you’ll have the option to build your own mix of study materials that best suit your preferred ways of studying: whether you prefer watching more videos, reading more texts or performing more tasks, you decide on the studying plan that works for you.

To top it all off, students in the MA programmes will have access to all of the further reading materials they’ll need in order to expand their knowledge and expand their expertise.

100% Flexibility – Exams whenever and wherever you want

At IU International University of Applied Sciences, you decide when and where we test your knowledge: you can take your tests online in written or oral form, or in person at one of our 40+ examination centres across Europe.

 

Here’s how it works:

  1. Log in
    Create an online profile with our service provider and book your desired exam slot.
  2. Check your equipment
    To start your exam, connect with the proctor, your online invigilator. The proctor will use the webcam to check your identity, your equipment and whether your workspace is set up appropriately.
  3. Take the online exam
    Now you can start scoring points with your knowledge. When you’ve completed your exam, end it by clicking the “submit” button and let the proctor know.

Done! You’ll get your results back in approx. Six weeks.

Placements - IU Germany

Within three months of graduation, 94% of IU graduates find work, and after two years, an average of 80% of IU graduates assume managerial responsibilities.

 

94 % of IU's graduates find a job within the first three months of graduating. And, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities. On top of that, 97% of our students would recommend studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences. This information was reported by more than 3,000 Alumni who took part in our 2020 Service Evaluation. These excellent results are based on the fact that, in addition to teaching professional expertise, IU International University of Applied Sciences focuses on training social and intercultural competence. IU is proud of its graduates and the impressive careers they have built.

Rankings - IU Germany

Ranked by

Year

Ranking

EDU RANK  

2022

271/369

 

1. QS 5-star Rating IU is the first German university to achieve a 5-star rating and 99 out of 100 points on QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the world’s most popular source for comparative data on universities. We topped the ranks in programme structure, technology, graduate employability, and student faculty engagement. With a full five points for our track record and 94% of our degrees available online, this recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering quality online learning and inclusive services and support for students.

2. CHE University Ranking (2021/2022) In the current CHE University Ranking (2020-2022), IU achieved top ranks in six out of 25 categories – the most categories won out of over 300 institutions assessed. We outperformed in the Business Administration field in the following categories: General Study Conditions, Contact with Lecturers, Study Programmes Offered, Examinations, Study Organisation, and Practical Orientation.

3. European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) EQAR lists FIBAA as a certified and fully reliable agency that has proven substantial compliance with a common set of conventions for quality assurance in Europe. As IU is recognised by FIBAA, we are therefore also validated by EQAR. This means that our programs, teaching, and resources are aligned with the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG).

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