Career Opportunities

Make a change for your future - today 

Take the initiative today to get a great start to personal and professional success. We’re here to support you throughout your studies and beyond.

Transform your career with IU

How a German accredited degree improves your career prospects:

Now is exactly the right moment to kick-start your career or give it the boost it needs. By taking the initiative to further your studies with IU, you can immediately broaden your horizons. We are here to support you and can help you transform your career in multiple ways.  

With IU, you receive: 

  • A degree from a highly reputable, fully German accredited university with over 75,000 students. 
  • Flexible study models to learn whenever and wherever, even while keeping your full-time job. 
  • Transferrable skills that you can immediately apply to your professional life and any new opportunity. 
  • Knowledge and understanding to set you apart from the competition and enable career success.

  • 94%

    Of graduates find a job within the first six months

  • 90%

    Of graduates promoted in the first three years

  • 10%

    Average salary increase per year

Job chances with our degree

Interested in your career opportunities after studying with IU International University of Applied Sciences? Our students tell you more about the job chances with a German degree.

Study on campus and boost your career prospects in Germany

IU’s online study option offers many benefits which will serve you professionally and personally. Studying in Germany means you can attend career events, build an international network, and balance your studies and a job with our blended learning model. Here are some of the perks on offer:

  • Practical learning in small groups

  • Close contact with lecturer

  • In-person career fairs and talks

  • Work and study in Germany

  • Apply for a post-study work visa

  • Blended, flexible learning

Maximise Your Career Success

The corporate world is looking for globally oriented professionals and motivated graduates. Take advantage of our excellent reputation in academia, extensive partner network, and individual support to build a successful career. By studying with us, online or on campus, you can benefit from: 

  • Boosted starting salaries as a graduate 
  • Higher average earnings as a Master graduate throughout your entire career 
  • Improved credentials and interpersonal skills  
  • An expanded network of international contacts and a global mindset 
  • Qualifications much desired in the German and European markets

Our Partner Network

Tap into our network of partners

IU has an excellent reputation in Germany and globally. Our partner companies and universities support us in our vision, and we are proud to have them as part of an ever-expanding network. These partners support us through grants, sponsorships, guest speakers, events, direct recruitment, and more.  

Over time, we have formed trusted relationships with our partner corporations, deepening an exchange of knowledge a which directly impacts you as a student. With our practical teaching methods, close collaboration with established companies, and strong student support, we train you to meet the demands of a professional environment — enabling your career success. We are happy to connect with companies, students and graduates through JOBTEASER. You can announce and view job advertisements, track campus events and find out about news on campus and with the IU. 

IU Career Office

Get a great start in your professional life 

Our team of professional advisors and educators support you with your search for internships, with job placement issues, and to put you in contact with companies that align with your studies. We organise company presentations on our IU campuses in Bad Honnef and Berlin, carry out applicant training and interview coaching, examine application documents, and offer you personal advice to ensure you have every chance to boost your career. 

Support for Your Career

Even after you have graduated, the Career Office is there for any career-related questions and concerns. In addition, IU graduates can benefit from the ever-growing IU alumni community and participate in a wide range of alumni-focused events.  

Questions about how to find the right career? 

On the path to your dream job, we are here to support you at each and every stage. Our Career Office provides many additional career services for you to take advantage of as a student or graduate.  

Your Route to Germany

In Germany, skilled professionals are in high demand and around 20% of the German population has a migration background. The country is welcoming to educated immigrants and offers the EU Blue Card scheme for residency. And, post-study visas are available: If you choose to carry out your last semester in Germany, you have the chance to remain in the country for 1.5 years after graduating to search for a job. With our campus programmes and the opportunities we provide for online students to also spend semesters in Germany, you boost your chances of finding a career here in Germany.

Our Graduates & Alumni

Our graduates are in high demand across the world: General management know-how is becoming more and more importance in today’s business climate. Our graduates boast intercultural awareness, excellent English skills, and extensive knowledge of general management, opening the door to exclusive positions. This gives you the best start for a career in various fields and industries. You can hear what our students and alumni say about us on our testimonials page.

Student Recruitment Team

Do you need help with your decision? Your personal student advisor is there for you!

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