The partnership is IU’s first of its sort in Germany and Europe, and can permit US college students to entry “versatile” examine packages in each English and German, in addition to the chance to review a semester in Germany.
College students with the platform aiming to broaden entry to increased schooling will be capable of switch credit in direction of IU bachelor’s diploma packages. Greater than 50 customisable examine packages can be found in English on the the German establishment.
IU and StraighterLine have a lot synergy between their missions, StraighterLine chief studying officer Amy Smith prompt.
“We each search to assist grownup learners succeed on a pathway to employability and profession success by providing high-quality on-line programs coupled with all of the assist they must be profitable,” Smith mentioned.
“Our partnership gives college students within the US and all over the world a possibility to economize on their diploma and graduate quicker to allow them to get began of their profession.”
Among the many 10,000+ corporations IU collaborates with embrace: Deutsche Bahn; Motel One; Telekom; Vodafone; and VW Monetary Companies.
“We’re completely satisfied to welcome StraighterLine into our partnership community and supply its college students the chance to review in a global and versatile atmosphere,” Carolin Kreuder, COO of Company Applications at IU, added.
“We imagine that we are able to supply US college students an actual added worth”
“We imagine that we are able to supply US college students an actual added worth with our three-year job-relevant bachelor packages at only a fraction of the US price.”
In 2019, StraighterLine and schooling administration enterprise Campus3 introduced a first-year on-line program to permit worldwide college students to begin research of their residence international locations whereas ready for a visa.
The StraighterLine platform helps over 45,000 new college students a yr.