Academia

Helping our students
change the world.
Everyone can access education to grow and prosper.
Academia IU Careers Professor
IU Academia is a revolution. It’s beyond lecture theatres, campuses, halls, and cities. It’s the growing demand & expectation of education as a service from anywhere and the value it brings to over 70,000 students per year.
We’re the team that is driving the convergence of students, education, and
industry without limits. We are not just teachers, but the innovators of new ways to work closer with each student and test our collective ideas in industry, in real time. We are closing the gaps between teacher and students, and between students and the workforce.
Professorship
We empower our students through the best personalized education experience possible.
Lecturers
As a team of freelancing lecturers, we help make IU students more employable, flexible, and adaptable.
Video Lecturers
We are responsible for the creation of immersive educational materials in video format. Accessible from anywhere, 24/7.
Authors
We provide our team with the support and guidance on the publishing journey.
Tutors
We work hand in hand with our students, driving their academic, personal, and professional advancement.
Academic Support
We bring it all together, supporting our team in developing and coordinating student programmes .
Benefits of working in IU Academia
I have never felt closer to my students as I do at IU. This empowers me to develop and grow each individual according to their strengths, abilities, and life goals.
Dr. Jasmin Franz
Lecturer
Our student groups are hotbeds of ideas and creativity. With 350 students working in 350 companies we can test our ideas in industry at speed. This is thrilling!
Prof. Dr. Anna Klein
Professor
Benefits for Professors and Academic support Benefits for Freelancers
All Professor and Academic support positions are permanently employed.

Design your ideal career and pathway

Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.

Work from home, work from anywhere

We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.

Flexible working times

It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.

Up level your education

Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!

30 days annual vacation for everyone

We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.

Enjoy our brand of social

We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.

Almost every IU job can be full-time or part-time

Pick what suits you!

World’s best colleagues

We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.

Always connected

Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.

All positions for lecturers, tutors & authors are on a freelance contract basis.

Make history with us

Be instrumental in helping us drive our mission to transform education—it’s revolutionary and life-changing.

World’s best team for Freelancers

We give each other a leg-up when needed to go beyond the expected.

Pass it on

At IU you can extend the value of education to our knowledge hungry students. It’s a gift that keeps on giving.

Benefits for Professors and Academic support
All Professor and Academic support positions are permanently employed.

Design your ideal career and pathway

Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.

Work from home, work from anywhere

We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.

Flexible working times

It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.

Up level your education

Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!

30 days annual vacation for everyone

We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.

Enjoy our brand of social

We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.

Almost every IU job can be full-time or part-time

Pick what suits you!

World’s best colleagues

We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.

Always connected

Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.

Benefits for Freelancers
All positions for lecturers, tutors & authors are on a freelance contract basis.

Make history with us

Be instrumental in helping us drive our mission to transform education—it’s revolutionary and life-changing.

World’s best team for Freelancers

We give each other a leg-up when needed to go beyond the expected.

Pass it on

At IU you can extend the value of education to our knowledge hungry students. It’s a gift that keeps on giving.

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The IU Academia way

We are a diverse team of hard working professors, lecturers,
tutors, authors, & administrators, bound together by our calling to create services that serve the greater good.

 

We live to teach and we tech to live. Learn more about our unique culture that supports our way.

 

Learn more

You know what you want!

You are ready for the next step in your career—Let’s make it happen!

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Academia FAQs

Am I a permanent employee or freelancer in IU Academia?
Our Professors are permanently employed and our Lecturers, Tutors, and Authors are all Freelancers.
Is there a teacher forum for discussion & exchange?
Absolutely! At every location we have a regular faculty conference. We also encourage dialogue via our collaboration tools and all our module leaders are available for questions at any time.
What is the application process for a lecturer assignment?
Once we review your application you will receive a further questionnaire by e-mail to be completed and returned.  We will promptly send you relevant information by e-mail about teaching at IU. We will also inform you about the process regarding a trial lecture.
When do lectures take place in dual studies?
Our dual study program includes modules that take place every two weeks and modules that are taught every week on specific days. Normally, our lectures for a module take place in blocks of 4-6 UE (UE = 45 minutes). Planning of the blocks is done in consultation with our lecturers. The weekly teaching hours are: Mon-Fri 8:00-20:00.