What Do I Need

We can't wait for you to begin studying with IU! Let's check you have the right setup to get started.

What You'll Need to Study with IU

As an IU student, you will be part of a group of smart and ambitious people who want to raise their professional career to the next level.

English skills


We want you to be prepared for the international market when you graduate. As the universal language of business, English is an important skill. That's why all of our programmes are taught in English (reading, writing, and engaging in conversations and presentations).

Your English should meet the following level:

  • TOEFL (min. 80 points) or 
  • IELTS (min. Level 6) or 
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or 
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall) or 
  • Equivalent proof


Personal Skills


Are you ready to go the extra mile for your career? When we assess applications to IU, we are impressed by students who show initiative and determination.

Studying with IU, particularly an online degree, not only shows your academic abilities but demonstrates self-discipline, excellent time management, and motivation. If you are eager to learn and advance your professional growth, you're welcome at IU!

Technical Requirements

The majority of our students study online, which means some equipment is needed. Technical requirements are quite standard, things such as a stable Internet connection, your laptop and/or PC, and have basic computing skills.

Take a look in the dropdown below at what you will need, and also feel free to check out our "Technical Requirements" FAQ: PDF DOWNLOAD.

Minimum specifications for your computer and webcam are the following

Looking for Admission Requirements?

To start studying at IU you will also need to meet our eligibility criteria for admission. Depending on your chosen degree, these include English language skills, professional experience, and having the right diploma or degree. If you are looking to see if you have the right academic achievements to be eligible to study at IU, head to our Admissions page. There you can also find out about how to apply properly.

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