You want to enter Germany‘s High-Tech sector?

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Gain an academic qualification BEFORE your studies begin!

You can’t wait to get started with your first semester at university and would like to get a taste of student life as soon as possible? In addition to boosting your language skills in German, our Foundation programme includes internationally-recognized nanodegrees, delivered online by iba and our partner VICTORIA | International University of Applied Sciences.

The nanodegrees equip you with the skills employers value, and can be credited to iba’s, isba’s or VICTORIA’s bachelor's programmes. On completing the nano degree, you will receive a university certificate.

You can study for the following nano degrees BEFORE you enrol for your degree course:

Business Essentials

Engineering Essentials

IT Essentials

If you are unsure whether WORK & STUDY GERMANY is the right foundation programme for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to check your school or university certificates and give you detailed feedback about your study options at iba. Use our contact form, WhatsApp Service +49 162 2933320 or write us a mail: We‘ll help you find your individual pathway to study with us!