Change in ownership at Career Partner Group

By December 10, 2015, international education provider Apollo Global has taken ownership of the Career Partner Group. Career Partner owns the IUBH University of Applied Sciences which is the holding company of the IUBH University of Applied Sciences. Under its roof, it unites three separate education divisions: the on-campus study programmes at IUBH Campus Studies, the IUBH dual study programmes and the IUBH distance learning programmes. In addition, Career Partner’s education portfolio includes continuous education programmes for experts and managers of all industries which are provided by IUBH Corporate Programmes and PROAKTIV. Together with Career Partner’s management, the new investor will further the growth of the education group.

No changes in study offers or structure
All current study offers will remain unchanged and will be expanded nationally and internationally over the coming years in line with the long-term strategy of the university. This includes establishing new dual study locations and introducing new on-campus and online study programmes in German or English. These activities will continue to be developed and controlled by the management in Germany, the management board will still consist of Prof. Dr. Peter Thuy and Dr. Sven Schütt.

High synergy potential due to the international network
Apollo Global is a strategic investor with a high level of expertise in the global education market who – in line with Career Partner’s own goals – strategically pursues the digitalisation of the education sector. Apollo’s international network includes education institutions in Great Britain, South Africa, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and India. In the future, Career Partner will be able use this extensive network and benefit from its synergies in order to expand its international activities. Apollo Global is a subsidiary of Apollo Group, one of the largest private education providers worldwide.

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