Bachelor - Business and IT

3 years
1,752 EUR/year
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
Berlin / Germany
IU International University of Applied Sciences

Program description

Global digitalisation is increasing the demand for IT personnel with business management skills. Nearly all economic processes use IT. Software development, business analysis, process management, IT consulting, and more have openings.

The Bachelor of Business and IT online programme at IU prepares you for a career in business and technology by teaching you technical and business expertise for success in the tech sector.

Business-savvy IT workers are in demand worldwide. You'll learn IT skills including requirements engineering, data modelling, and database systems, as well as business management.

You'll learn all major parts of business and how to use technology for a company's success. Your online Bachelor's in Business and IT will give you multidisciplinary knowledge, making you highly marketable after graduation.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Business 101
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Mathematics I
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Object-oriented Programming with Java

Semester 2

  • Collaborative Work
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Data Structures and Java Class Library
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics
  • Database Modeling and Database Systems
  • Web Application Development

Semester 3

  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Management Accounting
  • Programming Information Systems with Java EE
  • Software Quality Assurance

Semester 4

  • Digital Business Models
  • Introduction to Process Management
  • Fundamentals of IT and ERP systems
  • IT Project Management
  • Project Software Engineering
  • International Marketing

Semester 5

  • IT Law
  • Seminar: Software Engineering
  • Data Analytics and Big Data
  • Purchasing, Procurement and Distribution
  • Elective A

Semester 6

  • Bachelor Thesis


Tuition fees for international students

  • 146 EUR/month

An additional 1,000 EUR fee is charged for studying at one of our on-campus locations. The fee must be paid to IU by bank transfer no later than one month before the start of your studies. (The campus fee is not included in the tuition fees of the study programme)

Requirements for applicants

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records.
  • A subject-related higher education entrance qualification.

Depending on your qualifications, you might have to meet additional requirements, such as successfully passing a university entrance examination.

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German, if they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required.

English language proficiency

We accept the following English language skills certificates*:

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 points)* or 
  • IELTS (minimum Level 6)* or 
  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 95 points)* or
  • Cambridge Certificate (minimum Grade B)*  

Is English your native language, or have you graduated from an English-speaking school or university? Then you do not need to prove your English language proficiency.

*Proof must be provided before the start of the study and must not be older than five years.

About the university

With a completely fresh approach, IU International University of Applied Sciences offers excellent programs for Bachelor, Master, and MBA degrees. They have developed campuses in Germany for students who choose to finish their coursework there, but they also provide comprehensive distance learning programs online. Additionally, students are free to mix the two.

It provides German and English-language campus-based, online, and blended learning programs. As of the summer semester of 2021, IU is the biggest state-accredited institution in Germany with over 100,000 students enrolled.

State recognition of the institution dates back to 1999, and in 2009 and 2021 it received accreditation from the German Science and Humanities Council. Additionally approved by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) on behalf of the German Accreditation Council are the study programs and the university's internal quality management ("system accreditation").

IU International University offers the following subject areas:

  • Design, Architecture & Construction
  • Health
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Human Resources
  • IT & Technology
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Business & Management

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