About us

The IIK was founded in 1989 as a spin-off of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and is today one of the most successful university-related education providers in Germany.

The institute

We are a registered non-profit association. What to do, information about members, presidium & board, statutes and history.

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Funding opportunities and scholarships

As a non-profit association we support you with prizes and scholarships.

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Projects and publications

We successfully participate in EU educational projects, carry out educational measures ourselves or create educational portals.

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Partners and references

We have been working successfully with many partners and companies worldwide for many years. Would you like to know who they are and what they say about us?

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Institut für Internationale Kommunikation e.V. (IIK)

We are a university-related further education institute with a focus on international education and training and are present in Düsseldorf and Berlin. With approximately 60 employees from many countries, we have been one of Germany's best-known providers in the field of preparing foreign academics for university studies and careers since 1989 (sales of EUR 6.5 million in 2018). As an authorized sponsor by the BAMF, we also offer integration courses and professional language courses in accordance with §45a of the Residence Act for levels B2 and C1. As a non-profit association, we use our surplus funds to support numerous international projects and individuals, such as refugees or students, every year.

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