Advantages of Using Transfermate

  • no international transmitter/receiver fees
  • You pay in your home currency
  • an optimised payment process
  • favorable exchange rates
  • 24/7 customer hotline from TransferMate
  • 24/7 online tracking of your payment
  • Bundling of several payment transactions


Non-Euro/international currencies: You will pay the required sum via TransferMate. TransferMate will give you a competitive exchange rate and they do not charge fees for international transfers.

Information about Transfermate.
No fees for money transfer in foreign currency

Zahlung via Transfermate ohne Gebühren

The IIK now offers participants from non-European countries the option to pay for course and accommodation in their home currency via Transfermate. This saves the usual fees for international payments and keeps the exchange rate as low as possible.

The simplest international method of payment for course and accommodation costs is TransferMate Education. The TransferMate service allows you to pay at your local bank in your home currency and receive a favorable exchange rate without bank transfer fees. TransferMate makes it easier and cheaper for international students to pay their tuition and accommodation fees to the IIK

With TransferMate you can make transfers in foreign currency (not Euro) to IIK in countries where TransferMate has a local bank account, without paying international bank fees and get favorable exchange rates. Euro to Euro payments are subject to a €10 fee which is displayed on the payment page.

Payment via Transfermate
How to pay your course fees

1. Complete IIK booking

Complete your booking with the IIK and check the course confirmation sent by e-mail

2. Transfermate registration

Visit the TransferMate website and fill out the short registration form Click "Yes" there if you are ready to pay today and then select "Complete transaction".

3. Payment

Transfer the money to the bank account provided.

4. Submit proof of payment

Send an email to info(at) with a screenshot of your bank's payment receipt, a copy of your passport (China, India and Brazil only) and your IIK course confirmation email or invoice letter from IIK (Brazil only).

5. Receive confirmation

Once TransferMate has received your payment and the required documents, the money will be transferred to the IIK, which will send you a confirmation of your payment by email. This process may take three business days after receipt of your transfer.

If you encounter a problem or wish to change your payment method at a later date, please contact our office at info(at) If you have any questions about our payment gateway at TransferMate, please contact us directly at edu(at)

Attention: Please complete your booking before making a payment through our payment portal at Transfermate.

Bank transfer payment

Transfer of the necessary payment to the following account:



Account holder:  IIK Düsseldorf
IBAN:  DE63 3005 0110 0059 0079 63
Bank:  Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf / Berliner Allee 33 / 40212 Düsseldorf
Intended purpose:  Last name and first name of the participant and transaction number


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Credit Card

For credit cards from banks outside the EU, the following fees apply:



Payment up to 399 Euro: no fee
Payment up to 999 Euro: 10 Euro
Payment up to 999 Euro: 20 Euro


If your credit card is from an EU country, the fees will be refunded – please inform us.

Free transfers from outside the EU are also possible with the Transfermate Service.

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Scholarship (Erasmus +): Only for teachers from EU program countries

You apply for a scholarship within the framework of the European education program Erasmus+.

Via the IIK booking form you make a pre-registration for the desired course. If you click on the button "book subject to payment", you will only have to pay for the selected services if you receive an Erasmus+ scholarship. If you do not receive a scholarship there is no obligation to pay.

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Assumption of costs by employer

The costs will be borne by your employer. We will send an invoice to the address given as "other invoice address" during the booking.


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