Master Aviation Management

Aviation Management (M.A.)

The Master's programmes in Aviation Management prepare you for the specific challenges of an executive in the aviation business – an ideal start to your career:


  • You will learn how to apply specific strategic and operative management concepts to international aviation companies and infrastructure providers
  • You will expand your knowledge of the structure and the success factors of value-enhancing business models in aviation
  • You will also come to understand the role of government regulators, which are an important part of the aviation industry's operating framework

Order of study – Overview · 120 ECTS


Step-by-step to your Master's degree in International Management · Aviation

  • First semester
  • In the first semester you will update and expand your technical competence in subjects of "General Management".
  • Second semester
  • The choice is yours: Under the technical supervision of your lecturers, you can choose four out of six possible areas of focus and thus define a first cornerstone of your personal competence profile.
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Third semester
  • The third semester is for yourexpanding specialisation in aviation management.
  • Fourth semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.

Academic and practically-oriented modules

  • Compulsory Modules
  • Academic research methods
  • Applied statistics
  • Strategic aspects of service management
  • Performance measurement and management
  • International economic policy
  • International business ethics
  • Corporate governance in an international context
  • You can also significantly improve your career prospects with various language courses – e.g. with commercial English, Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Russian.
  • Optional compulsory modules (4 out of 6)
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting


Order of study – Overview · 60 ECTS

Step-by-step to your Master's degree in International Aviation Management

  • First semester
  • The first semester is for your expanding specialisation in aviation management.
  • Second semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.



The courses are held in lecture and seminar format. There are about 30 students per class – this encourages dialogue between professors and students.