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Bircham International University



Thank you for your interest in Bircham International University (BIU).

Take a minute to learn about the characteristics and possibilities that offer this unique distance learning university. Then, feel free to contact us, and we will do our best to answer all the questions you might have.


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Mission Statement: Bircham International University is a non profit institution of distance learning higher education. BIU offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees, as well as continuing education and professional diplomas.


BIU distance learning degree programs are highly affordable, and are entirely completed by correspondence, not online. Curricula are designed to meet the needs of the adult student, without interfering significantly in his/her professional life. Credit for prior learning and experience may be granted. Upon enrollment, BIU will elaborate a personalized distance learning program of study, then we will mail the corresponding physical textbooks to the address provided. The student will be required to write reports about the assigned textbooks as a way of evaluating his/her academic program progress and outcome. A project or thesis is always required for any distance learning postgraduate degree. More info...


A distance learning university makes studying & working easy and compatible.



Bircham International University



A distance learning university is the perfect solution for many people.
Are you one of them?


Bircham International University combines an innovative method of distance learning higher education with a sound and updated curricula in over 200 majors of study including management, communications, humanities, arts, psychology, natural health, therapies, computers, sciences, engineering, and many others. More info...

Bircham International University is committed to fulfill the needs of the adult professional student. A distance learning university is the best option for those adults who choose not to attend a traditional on-campus university.

BIU distance learning university has been designed for busy working professionals who cannot find a degree program for adults that meets their specialization requirements. For these adults, from all countries and cultures, BIU offers an alternative distance learning higher education that combines flexibility (in time and space) and innovation (curricula and educational material) with high quality and affordability.

Since 1992, Bircham International University has helped thousands of graduates reinforce their professional careers and personal goals. Distance learning higher education is unquestionably a lifetime asset. More info...

Bircham International University is simultaneously registered in the USA (Delaware) and the European Union (Spain). Consequently, all BIU distance learning degrees can be issued and legalized in these countries.

BIU distance learning degrees and transcript are signed by a Doctor from a formal traditional university, the President of BIU, and the Registrar official. These documents do not specify distance education. The diploma and other graduation documents will always be issued in English. More info...

Bircham International University distance learning degree programs meet the current higher education guidelines set forth by the European Union (European Credit Transfer System [ECTS]) as well as the USA (Generally Accepted Accrediting Practices [GAAP]). More info...



A distance learning university provides more than just a DEGREE.
It unquestionably proves your skills.


Specialist - Expert Diploma

In today's competitive world, it is necessary to acquire specific knowledge and skills to quickly prepare for new professional challenges. The Specialist - Expert Diploma are designed just for this. They provide 15 to 21 academic credits, around 200 to 300 hours of study, preparation in any major of study. More info...



Bachelor's Degree

A Bachelor's Degree at Bircham International University requires 130 academic credits, around 2000 hours of study according to the USA semester credit system, which are equivalent to four years of study at the traditional university. Credits from previous education may be transferred to reduce the academic requirements and the duration of this distance learning degree. More info...



Master's Degree

The Master's Degree is a postgraduate higher education achievement very much appreciated in most professional activities. It requires the previous completion of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, and earning a minimum of 45 academic credits, around 700 hours of study, plus a final project. A Master's Degree at Bircham International University is customized to meet the personal and professional goals of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

The Doctor Ph.D. Degree is the highest qualification in higher education. Only the top qualified professionals hold a Doctor Ph.D. Degree. A Master's Degree is usually enough for most professions. The Doctor Ph.D. Degree requires the completion of a Master's Degree or equivalent, and earning a minimum of 60 academic credits, around 900 hours of study, plus a doctoral thesis. Elaborating a thesis is a good opportunity to research about specific topics, or prepare the foundation of a good publication. More info...



Continuing Education

Bircham International University offers a great variety of distance learning continuing education courses in an attempt to provide practical companies' training and continuing education online in various specialization. More info...



Affordable Tuition!

A distance learning university is more cost efficient, and therefore, the BIU tuition is highly affordable. Students will save up many times what they might spend if pursuing the same adult degree program from a traditional university.

BIU distance learning degree program’s tuition fee is determined by the number academic credits required. The credits required, and thus the tuition, may change depending on any other credits transferred from previous education. For this reason, we can not estimate accurately the total tuition fee of any personalized degree program without assessing a complete application for admission.

BIU distance learning degree program’s tuition fee may range from 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) to 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$) depending on the degree level and program required credits.

If you wish to try a distance learning university experience, we recommend that you select among the hundreds of continuing education courses that we offer with a reduced fee of 500 Euros (700US$). More info...


An investment in education always pays the best interest.

Payment plans up to 24 installments.

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Bircham International University



Bircham International University



The best distance learning university alternative to traditional higher education.


Bircham International University is accredited, recognized, and is a member of several international bodies. It meets the quality standards of numerous educational organizations in various countries. More info...

Is BIU an authorized distance learning degree provider?
Yes, but Bircham International University degrees are not recognized by the Spain Ministry of Education. More info...

European consumer protection seals, plus membership into other relevant distance learning organizations worldwide, provide a solid international guarantee to all Bircham International University students in Europe, and the rest of the world. More info...

Bircham International University ranking may be considered one of the top ten as a non profit institution that offers distance learning higher education for adults. More info...



You may enroll from anywhere in the world and at any time of the year.

Every adult student's situation and profile is different, and we like to handle cases individually. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission at Bircham International University. You may also choose the language of study. Please note that BIU does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs may be completed at home.

The first step is to fill out and submit, either by post or as an e-mail attachment, the Application for Admission, accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae or resume, and any relevant additional documents.

Upon receipt, and a processing time of 7 business days, BIU will issue a certificate of admission indicating the number of credits transferred from your previous education, the credits (and courses) that you are required to earn for the distance learning degree program, and the tuition fee. More info...


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Enrolling at Bircham University is an important decision.
Consider the advantages of a distance learning university and how we can effectively help you to achieve your personal and professional goals.



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