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Business professionals who have a technical IT background are in high demand. The IU Bachelor of Business and IT will prepare you for top career roles in IT and technical companies around the world. You’ll gain fundamental technical expertise and skills in communication, management, and business processes that will make you an attractive candidate in the fast-paced and rapidly developing IT industry. With IU, you can study 100% online, on campus, or switch between both with their new flexible studies option.

Program Structure

1st semester

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Business 101
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Mathematics I
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things
  • Scientific and technical fundamentals

2nd semester

  • Collaborative Work
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Data structure and Java class library
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics
  • Database Modelling and Database Systems
  • Introduction to Process Management

3rd semester

  • Fundamentals of IT and ERP systems
  • Web Application Development
  • Programming Information Systems with Java EE
  • Management Accounting
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Software Quality Assurance

4th semester

  • Data Analytics and Big Data
  • Purchasing, Procurement and Distribution
  • IT Law
  • IT Project Management
  • Project Software Engineering
  • International Marketing

5th semester

  • Principles of Management
  • Seminar: Software Engineering
  • Digital Business Models
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Electives A

Choose one module from Electives A:

  • Data Engineer
  • IT Security
  • Big Data and Cloud Technologies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Foundations of Programming with Python
  • IT-Service Management
  • Java and Web Development
  • Logic and Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Software Engineering

6th semester

  • Electives B & C
  • Bachelor Thesis & Colloquium

Choose two modules from Electives B & C:

  • Applied Sales
  • Big Data and Cloud Technologies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Engineer
  • Foundations of Programming with Python
  • IT Security
  • IT-Service Management
  • Java and Web Development
  • Logic and Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Smart Services
  • Supply Chain Management

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us:

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination
  • Pathway Programme
  • English Level:
    - Proof of English skills.
    - Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    - If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.