B.A. Aviation Management

Dream big and reach for the skies – build your international career with an online Aviation Management Bachelor’s degree.

Start your online Bachelor in Aviation Management

The global aviation industry is a giant, multi-billion complex – and your Aviation Management Bachelor’s degree is your entry pass to it. In this study programme, you’ll cover the basics of business administration, then add specialist knowledge in various elements of the aviation world, allowing you to combine your managerial and entrepreneurial skills with real-world use cases – and setting you up for success once you’ve graduated.

Programme overview

In the Aviation Management Bachelor study programme, you’ll develop all of the necessary skills for launching a career in the global aviation industry. You’ll start by developing basic business administration knowledge, along with familiarizing yourself with academic work.

Later on, you’ll go into exploration of some of the more complex aspects of aviation management, along with more general management principles. You’ll learn about the international institutions and the regulatory frameworks that make up the aviation industry, to best prepare you for your future professional challenges in this field.

To top off your Aviation Management Bachelor’s studies, you’ll get to choose the elective modules that best suit your interest and ambitions: you can focus on urban air mobility, sustainability and environment in aviation or innovation and digitalization in aviation, among many others. You’ll also have a chance to test your skills as an airline manager using our unique simulation game, and get a better understanding of how the aviation management profession works in real life.

Study model

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
180 ECTS*

Study duration & extension

36 - 72 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start online studies: any time

Accredited & Globally Recognized

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. You can also be provided with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognized anywhere in the EU.


180 ECTS - English
Accredited in line with German and European standards


Tuition fees

USD 3,950 for the full program
Application fee: USD95

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you.

*The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area for making studies and courses more transparent. It helps students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognized. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits represent learning based on defined learning outcomes and their associated workload.

When do I start?

For administrative purposes Intake is monthly. Registration should be made at least 5 days to the next start date. Inquire for the next start dates.


General academic criteria:
Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records.
Proof of eligibility to study at a university in Germany.
A subject-related higher education entrance qualification.

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 IU:

Bachelor Entrance Examination.
Pathway Programme (for on-campus studies).
*Admission into program at the sole discretion of IU.

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