Dresden International University 

Private (state-approved) (Institute)
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Date of Establishment


University Status

Private (state-approved)




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Business Studies

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The DIU, founded in 2003 as a further education university of the TU Dresden, stands for academic education based on modern life plans. With their international specializations, they prepare students for the global job market. The Institute combines agile working methods, up-to-date expert knowledge and passion for the maximum personal success of approximately 2000 students from 33 countries. DIU is the best fit if you want to gain extra-occupational training while pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree. In addition to their professional and training courses, selected programs can also be studied full-time. Dresden International University allow their students to benefit from the lecturers and network partners. as they can immerse themselves in hands-on study at an institution of excellence. The DIU is not bound by the traditional semester times of state universities when it comes to the start, implementation, and completion of its programs. Rather, the basis for the concrete schedules is the achievement of a sufficient number of participants, the availability of the teachers and the time slots for the courses agreed with the participants. For the DIU, an essential prerequisite for achieving its goals is its close connection to the Technical University of Dresden, from which it emerged and whose training profile it supplements and expands. The two institutions' shared goal is to contribute to the development of a regional educational area with international appeal. Thus, the DIU sees itself as an academic institution that draws inspiration for its programs from the professional world. It combines professional proximity and direct implementation of the knowledge acquired there with a corresponding scientific education.

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