B.A. International Management IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Start your Bachelor in International Management Online
Advance your professional possibilities, and earn a degree with a focus on international business management. Develop your skills as a modern, cutting-edge professional, with a strong understanding of global business and industry, digitalisation and managing teams from diverse backgrounds. Explore future specialisation opportunities by diving into the worlds of human resource management, finance and accounting, marketing and sales. Study in a digital, all online environment, and start building your international network during your studies. Students in this study programme are eligible for a dual degree from LSBU (London South Bank University) without any additional academic requirements.
Study the way you want with IU Online Studies
Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone: your fellow students, tutors, professors and student advisors are available at any time, for any question or advice you need.
With over 10 years of online studies experience, the programmes at IU are designed to fit your needs and help you succeed:
- Start studying whenever you want to: no need to wait for a semester to start. 100% online, from wherever you are.
- Take your exams whenever you’re ready. 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the world.
- Build your international network from the very first step and position yourself for success on a global scale.
- At IU, our goal is to give you the tools you need to build a successful career. That’s why 94% of our graduates find a job within 3 months of graduating.
- Our degrees are recognised and accredited globally, giving you better chances to succeed in the international job market.
- We offer flexible payment options, to suit every student. You can pay for your studies each month, or on a yearly basis.
Earn a degree in an in-demand profession and develop all of the skills you need in order to secure your professional future.
Boost your career. Earn a dual degree
With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, you get a unique opportunity – graduate with both a German and a British graduation certificate, without any extra academic requirements. The study programmes at IU and at LSBU are coordinated and therefore equivalent to each other.
Start your studies at IU, apply for your British certificate* and you will automatically be awarded a degree from LSBU following your graduation if all of your study requirements have been fulfilled successfully.
Send in your application form, and get in touch with our Student Advisory Team, and receive your British graduation certificate after you’ve successfully graduated from IU.
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Managers, leaders, decision-makers: companies are always looking for professionals with the expertise to further their growth and success. IU puts major emphasis on practical experience and prepares you for positions such as these – as well as ensuring you gain an international market outlook. Our professors can guide you with expert industry knowledge and help you find a focus in industry that you are passionate about.
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Accreditation and Rankings
IU International University of Applied Sciences has received system accreditation from EQAR, FIBAA, the German Accreditation Council, the German Council of Science and Humanities, and WES Canada. This means their courses, faculty and teaching material all match the rigorous standards that have been set for them and they can now accredit their own programmes.
Cambridge Assessment International Education / High School Diploma Study Pathway.
IU is the first online university partner of Cambridge International's high school diploma Pathway. By working with Cambridge, IU offers students a special chance to finish their high school diploma while studying for a bachelor's degree. Since they are required for your bachelor's degree, these high school diploma courses are free of charge. The Study Pathway is a unique 12 months course with a 150-hour workload which you take alongside your bachelor courses. The Pathway concludes with an exam that can be retaken an infinite number of times.
In the current CHE ranking (2020-2022), IU tops the Business Administration field in categories of "General Study Conditions," "Contact with Lecturers," "Study Programmes Offered," "Examinations," "Study Organisation," and "Practical Orientation," winning a total of six out of 25 categories and achieving more top category rankings than any of the more than 300 institutions. IU received a 5-star rating for online learning and a score of 99 out of 100 in the QS, Quacquarelli Symonds, Stars Report, making it the first German university to receive such a ranking. It was also given the FIBAA Premium Seal for Digital Excellence and has excelled in 15 out of 23 criteria, including categories like Future Orientation, Knowledge Management, Quality Assurance of Teaching, and retaining the rating for the next five years. It is the only training provider to get the DtGV's Service Award 2022 from the German Society for Consumer Studies given that it has a dedicated academic staff and trained study coaches who ensure that students are supported throughout their studies.
IU is a member of the Business Graduate’s Association, Online Learning Consortium, AASCB, and UNESCO's Global Education Coalition. These memberships give them connections to other institutions, companies, and NGOs as well as top-tier degree programmes and lifelong learning development courses. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, IU helps students in need to continue their education and pursue lifelong learning.
Program Tuition Fee
A BA in International Management opens the door to the entire corporate world and will show future employers that you are talented, strategic and adaptable. With sound knowledge in general business management and a specialisation in your preferred area, you can go on to find a successful career in a company and country of your choosing.
As a management consultant, your job is to advise other companies. The subject of the consultation could be related to the general management of the company, internationalisation projects or the handling of a change process. You will need to tailor your fundamental consulting concept to the expectations and the requirements of your customer, without neglecting the goals of your employer – the consultancy firm.
International Talent Manager
International talent managers support HR teams, helping them search for talents and managers and developing their skills within the company. You will plan and organise new talent across borders and prepare trainees, employees and managers for assignments abroad and international projects. With a special focus on intercultural skills, you will create training programmes, ensure efficient succession from one employee to the next as well as job rotation with the aim of training international managers.
International Brand Manager
As an international brand manager, you will have two main tasks: branding and brand communication. You will ensure that all brand design and messaging is executed perfectly with an effective communications strategy developed in close collaboration with management. You will source and define the right instruments and channels for effective marketing. You will also make sure that advertising campaigns are tailored perfectly to each target audience. This requires a deep understanding of the product world, target groups, intercultural differences and your industry. This is an exciting and creative career at the interface between management, research and development, product, creative departments, sales, service and, of course, customers.