Facts & Figures - Career Partner

Facts & Figures

We currently have 70,000 students enrolled in more than 150 programmes, and approximately 17,000 participants per year in our professional training programmes. Career Partner is a recognized education provider with locations in the German language-speaking region.

Career Partner is the fastest growing market leader in the field of private higher education and training. We have established one of the most extensive networks in the sector and provide school and university qualifications based on innovative learning technology and proven quality management.


03/2021 IUBH is now called IU International University of Applied Sciences.
10/2019 Opening of our new IUBH locations in Stuttgart, Cologne and Essen.
12/2018 IUBH is systemaccredited and receives the seal of the German Accreditation Council.
11/2018 IUBH enrolls the new online programmes “Online International”.
10/2018 Opening of our new IUBH locations in Mannheim and Peine.
10/2018 IUBH enrolls the new part-time study programme.
01/2018 IUBH receives the “Innovation and Excellence” award 2018 for innovative products and services.
10/2017 IUBH starts the new semester with a new brand appearance, from now on under the name “IUBH University of Applied Sciences”.
01/2017 IUBH receives the “Innovation and Excellence”- Award 2017 for innovative programs.
02/2016 Opening of our new IUBH locations in Hamburg and Bremen
11/2015 Start of the first English master degree programme in distance learning: Leadership and Management
10/2015 Opening of our new IUBH location in Berlin
04/2015 Awarded as best private university of applied science in the field of business administration by CHE Ranking
04/2014 Awarded as best private university of applied science in the field of business administration by CHE Ranking
11/2013 Founding of One Campus as first corporate university in cooperation with Motel One
09/2013 Start of online study programme Bachelor Business Information Technologies (B.Sc.) and start of IUBH online study programme Master of Business Administration (MBA)
05/2013 Expansion of international recruitment through establishment of IUBH School of Business and Management
01/2013 Fusion of IUBH and Adam-Ries University of Applied Science under the IUBH umbrella
11/2011 Start of IUBH Online Studies with bachelor and master degree programmes
09/2011 Opening of two new locations of the Adam-Ries Universtiy of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf und Munich
10/2010 Career Partners‘ internally developed Path2University College starts activity at the campus in Bad Honnef
07/2009 Career Partner enters the dual studies market through acquisition of Adam-Ries University of Applied Sciences in Erfurt
09/2008 Opening of second IUBH location in Bad Reichenhall
06/2007 Founding of Career Partner Group after takeover of the IUBH by Auctus Fonds and Dr. Florian Schütz

Who we are

We are Germany’s leading full-service provider of human resource development and private higher education. We believe that innovative technology revolutionized learning in the 21st century and offer our customers a new learning experience with maximum and sustainable impact.

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7. September 2020

Effective promotion of equal rights and diversity » read more

17. August 2020

IU receives the TÜV SÜD seal of approval "climate neutrality". » read more

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