Master in International Aviation Management


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Program Description

Virtual Open Campus Day at IUBH on September 26th!

“We warmly invite you to our Virtual Open Campus Day. Take advantage of the opportunity to get to know our campus in Bad Honnef and our study programs - get first-hand information. Due to the current situation, the information event takes place online. Get to know us virtually!

The Open Campus Day program includes informational presentations, virtual guided campus tours, internship reports, and lots more. On this day our professors, staff, and students are available to answer your individual questions.

Those who are interested in our bachelor and master programs are warmly welcomed and can inform themselves about our degree programs. On this day your interests are at the center of attention and we will also gladly advise you about career prospects and opportunities.”

Scholarships available until September 30th, 2020

“We believe that everyone with the desire and qualifications to study at IUBH should have the opportunity to do so. Therefore, all applicants by September 30th, 2020 will receive a 2.500€ scholarship from IUBH University of Applied Sciences. The amount of scholarships is limited and only available for the first 100 accepted applicants. Apply today and receive the scholarship!”

Due to COVID-19, all lectures at IUBH University of Applied Sciences will occur in a virtual classroom until further notice. We aim to ensure that the current special circumstances will not result in students being disadvantaged in their course of study.

Fly high with IUBH

The aviation industry is forecasting further increases in passenger numbers for the coming years. As a result, graduates with a degree in Aviation Management will land great positions in interesting aviation professions – especially at the management level.

In our Aviation Management Master’s degree program, you have the opportunity to combine your existing knowledge with sector-specific know-how. You learn about the main drivers of airline profitability – network planning and revenue management –, acquire knowledge of environmental issues such as noise and emissions, deepen your knowledge of airline and airport financing and discuss current issues from different perspectives.

Facts & Figures

Degree: Study model: Duration:
Master of Arts (M.A.) on Campus 2 semesters
Intakes: Tuition Admission
Bad Honnef: March/September
Berlin: April/October
from 6,290 EUR per semester Bachelor’s degree, TASC exam (only for applicants with a 3-year bachelor),
proof of English language skills

What you will learn from us

The International Aviation Management Master’s degree program prepares you specifically for challenges you face as a leader in the aviation business:

  • You learn how to apply strategic and operative management concepts specifically to international airlines and infrastructure providers.
  • You deepen your knowledge of the structure and success factors for value-adding business models in aviation.
  • You deal intensively with regulations and measures in the aviation industry.

A brief explanation from IUBH Professor Leibold

Aviation Management | A brief explanation from IUBH Professor Leibold from IUBH on Vimeo.

Course of study at a glance

1st Semester

  • Strategic Aspects of the Service Industry
  • Strategic Product Planning
  • Aviation Policy
  • Aviation Simulation Game
  • Aviation Seminar
  • Controlling Airlines and Airports

2nd Semester

  • Master Thesis and Colloquium

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How does the course of studies work?

For our two-semester Master's program, you need a Bachelor's degree with 240 ECTS. If you already have professional experience or take our TASC placement test, a Bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS may be sufficient.

Where you will be studying

You can pursue our Aviation Management Master’s degree at the two German campuses in Bad Honnef and Berlin.

Career Possibilities

Air Freight Procurement Manager

As a Procurement Manager (or Procurator), you are primarily responsible for everything related to the purchase of materials or services in a company. You plan processes with suppliers, negotiate and conclude contracts, keep track of costs, plan and optimize the supply chain, monitor the deadlines for agreed manufacturing milestones, and coordinate transportation and storage for one or more sites.

You must have a comprehensive understanding of the market, always be informed about new developments or possibilities for subcontracting and, if necessary, be able to initiate and manage changes.

Corporate Strategy Developer

As a Database Administrator, you will be responsible for the planning, design, and development of database applications. Ensuring accessibility and maintaining data security will also be one of your tasks. You will regularly test databases and associated programs to identify any errors to be corrected, alterations to be made, and security measures to be implemented.

Process Management Consultant

Clearly defined and optimized processes are of the utmost importance in the aviation industry because it is the only way to work efficiently and ensure all resources are used effectively.

As a Process Management Consultant, you offer relevant consulting, analyze processes, compare existing processes with best-practice examples, and provide the necessary ideas and change strategies to optimize, streamline, or redesign processes.

Last updated Apr 2020

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About the School

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