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Make decisions crucial to the logistical and administrative side of the aviation industry with IU International University of Applied Sciences B.A. Aviation Management. You will learn academic basics and business administration skills, and get an in-depth knowledge of the regulatory frameworks and institutions present in the aviation industry. You will also get to take a look at the management of global companies, as well as intercultural and ethical competencies. Our simulation game even gives you an opportunity to test out your airline management skills and get an insight into the industry.

Program Structure

1st Semester

  • Academic Integrity and Writing for Business
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Introduction to Aviation Management
  • Business 101
  • Modern Aviation Transport Modes
  • Managerial Economics

2nd Semester

  • Principles of Management
  • Collaborative Work
  • Aviation Policy, Institutions and Regulations
  • Management Accounting
  • Aircraft Performance and Evaluation
  • Organizational Behavior

3rd Semester

  • Airport Management and Ground Services
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Digital Skills
  • International Marketing
  • Airline and Air Cargo Management
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics

4th Semester

  • Global Sourcing
  • International Contract Management
  • Aviation Business Intelligence
  • Agile Project Management
  • Network Planning and Yield Management
  • Global Corporations and Globalization

5th Semester

  • Digital Business Models
  • Seminar: Current Issues in Aviation Management
  • Simulation: Airline Management
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Elective A

6th Semester

  • Elective B
  • Elective C
  • Bachelor Thesis

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us:

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination
  • Pathway Programme
  • English Level:
    - Proof of English skills.
    - Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    - If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.