CONNECT THE WORLD. WITH YOUR AVIATION MANAGEMENT STUDIES.
With 800,000 jobs in Germany alone, increasing air traffic and high demand for aircraft, the aviation industry is one of the fastest growing sectors where you can really take off with your career.
Use your knowledge and management talent to get cargo and people from A to B safely and efficiently. Your Bachelor of Aviation Management at IU International University of Applied Sciences is your ticket to the modern, connected world of aviation. Students who study Aviation Management learn about the complex procedures behind the processes and how these can be controlled in a targeted manner.
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Choose how you want to study Aviation Management at IU
You can study your Bachelor of Aviation Management in various forms. It all depends on what your individual everyday life looks like and what requirements you start your studies with. This table will give you a good overview of the advantages of the different study forms and which model will best support you personally on your way.
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Why you should study Aviation Management
A degree opens many doors for you and creates opportunities for more growth and freedom in your future. You will have more career options and you will move up the career ladder much faster because you will be taught certain key skills that will be incredibly helpful in your specific field. In addition, some companies prefer academics for higher positions.
Regarding lifelong learning, you’ll invest above all in yourself and your professional skills in the future. Also, studying is fun – especially when, like at IU, education takes place the way you want it to.
This is what your Aviation Management studies at IU look like
To ensure that you are prepared for all challenges in this fast-moving industry, our Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management focuses on a broad spectrum of knowledge and topics. It covers the basics of business administration, questions of aviation law, organisational processes at the airport, international aviation management, but also marketing and sales. In addition to theory, there is also plenty of practice. You will learn from professors and lecturers who themselves come from the industry where the trends of the future lie. Specialisations include Sustainability and Environment in Aviation, Innovation and Digitalization in Aviation, Aviation Entrepreneurship and Human Factors and Safety Management in Aviation, as well as Urban Air Mobility.
A look into the future: What you will be able to do after graduating
With almost 90 billion jobs worldwide, increasing air traffic and high demand for aircrafts, the aviation industry is one of the fastest growing sectors, where you can really take off with your career.
With your degree in Aviation Management, you will be perfectly prepared to work for large airlines, but also for any other company in the aviation industry. In addition, regulatory organisations such as EASA or other institutions with aviation-related activities are interesting for someone with this Bachelor’s degree. As a management professional in the field of commercial aviation, you will be able to choose from a wide range of employers.
The most important questions about studying Aviation Management
Good news: IU deliberately does not have a numerus clausus (NC). You won’t have to go through a strenuous selection process or have waiting semesters credited to you, because none of our degree programmes have an NC. We prefer to talk to you personally and find out together where your talents and strengths lie and, above all, what goals you want to pursue with your studies.
You can study Aviation Management at the Virtual Campus, which makes it possible to study anywhere in Germany and in a completely flexible way.
Yes, this is possible at IU. In addition to the entrance qualification in the form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, interested students without an Abitur also have the opportunity to enter our Bachelor's programme. You can study Aviation Management without an Abitur or a high school diploma if you have a master craftsman's certificate, have completed a further education course (such as an IHK Fachwirt) or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of subsequent work experience.
The Bachelor of Aviation Management has a duration of 36, 48 or 72 months, depending on which time model you choose. If you need more time and more semesters for your studies, it will not be a problem.
It depends entirely on which federal state you work after graduating and can also depend on the size of your company. But if you have some work experience, you can expect a gross monthly salary between €5,000 and €6,000. The starting salary is, of course, somewhat lower: According to mystipendium.de, the average starting salary after a Bachelor’s degree is €3,033 per month. According to the evaluation, the starting salary for aviation management graduates doubles after 10 years. And even better news for your successful future: 74% of all students who start an Aviation Management degree at a university like IU also graduate and 98% still have a job 5 years after graduating.
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