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4 billion air tickets, over 60 million tonnes of cargo and more than 90 billion jobs worldwide. The aviation industry is a small cosmos in itself – and your Aviation Management online study programme is the gateway to this exciting world. In the online study programme, you will learn the basics of business administration and acquire academic and industry-specific methodological skills.
The compulsory elective area gives you the opportunity to devote yourself to the topics that particularly appeal to you personally. For example, you can specialise in topics such as "Urban Air Mobility", "Sustainability and Environment in Aviation" and "Innovation and Digitalisation in Aviation".
100% flexibleYou decide where and when you want to study.
Versatile & InnovativeYour digital learning journey with personal support!
Top-level educationFirst-class study programmes with a recommendation rate of 96%.
Study programme & degreeBachelor of Arts (BA) 180 ECTS
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart immediately or anytime
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension36-72 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy programme independent of time & place
No mandatory attendance
Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
Exams online or at nearest examination centre
Study feesStarting at 209€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
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In developing our course content, we pursue the goal of meeting the highest level of scientific and academic topicality while making our modules practice-oriented. Therefore, at the beginning of a new degree programme, some modules are still under development: These are available according to the semester planning of the curriculum. So nothing stands in the way of you starting your degree programme on the earliest possible start date!
Practical relevance in the Aviation Management online study programme
Your Aviation Management online study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences is characterised, in particular, by its excellent practical relevance. The majority of the modules in the compulsory elective area each include a practical project in which you specifically apply what you have learned. In addition, you can try out your skills as an airline manager in the compulsory part of the simulation. This is the best way to prepare for your professional future.
- Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
- Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
- You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
- Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
Airline or Air Cargo Flight Operations Manager
Whether it's a plane full of passengers or cargo – as a Flight Operations Manager, you ensure that the flight runs smoothly. You make sure that the staffing for the terminal operations is right and make sure that the expenses do not exceed the budget. You will also develop standard operating and working practices. In critical situations with passengers, cargo or employees, you use your extensive knowledge to find the best solutions.
Ground Operations Manager
As Ground Operations Manager, you will lead your own team and set priorities for ramp, fleet, customer service and baggage handling. You develop strategies, analyse processes and re-evaluate situations as needed to drive progress and achieve operational goals. You never lose sight of safety, punctuality and compliance with regulations, and you look after the interests of the workforce.
In this position, you are responsible for the flight plan. You are actively involved in the design of the route network and align it to maximise profits. To do this, you keep an eye on international developments and identify market potential long in advance. You remove uneconomical connections from the programme and thus ensure a healthy cash flow. The perfectly timed take-off and landing windows are all thanks to your excellent calculations.
Duration 36 Months
Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.
Duration 48 Months
Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.
Duration 72 Months
Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.
The total price includes a one-off graduation fee in the amount of €699 for Bachelor’s degree courses and €799 for Master’s degree courses. This fee is payable at the end of your studies.
Optional additional charges for international exams
Separate charges are payable for exams taken outside Germany, Austria and Switzerland. These are to be paid to the exam centre on site and currently amount to (where necessary in the local currency):
For exams taken this way, 120 euros is payable for single or multiple exams taken within an exam slot lasting up to max. 120 minutes.
For exams lasting more than 120 minutes up to 360 minutes, 170 euros is payable to the respective institute per exam slot.
As an alternative, students can make use of our online exam option which allows them to sit their exams at any place and time without any additional charges.
Career coaching: this offer is available to Bachelor’s degree students (with at least 120 ECTS) and Master’s degree students.
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For the bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering, you will need hardware products such as an Arduino KIT, an FPGA board and a multimeter/oscilloscope/function generator for about 600.00 euros.
Additional costs for your Master's for Professionals: One-time fee for master’s entrance exam: 500€ (includes the course „Academic Work“)
Cloud-based open source tools: in order to make use of cloud-based open source tools during your studies, you will need a desktop PC or laptop. Neither is included in the package of services we provide.
Free trial phase of four weeks
Access to online libraries
Personal assistance from lecturers
Online campus with innovative study tools
Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning
Individual study and career coaching
Online exams around the clock
License for Microsoft Office and Teams
Flexible extension of study duration
- Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
- Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point
Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.
Send an email to email@example.com to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.
Personalised & flexible
You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies!
State-approved & award-winning
Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us.
Here for you – personally
Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching.
Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.
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