Program director
Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht

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Aviation and Tourism Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

4 terms, postgraduate, part-time

ECTS credit points

Program start
Each year in October

Application deadlines
Foreign degree: July 15
National degree: July 15
Application without Academic Degree: April 30               


University of Huddersfield, UK
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), European campus
University of the Aegean, Greece
Capacity (per year)
26 students
19,900 € plus study fees

ZEvA accreditation
from 2016-2023

Admission requirements

Possibility of income tax deduction


The MBA Aviation and Tourism Management is a continuation of the University's close and long-standing cooperation with companies and institutions involved in the Bachelor in Aviation Management program.

Participating Universities

University Cooperation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is the only fully accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world. Embry-Riddle was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Dec. 17, 1925, by barnstormer John Paul Riddle and entrepreneur T. Higbee Embry, as the Embry-Riddle Company. The company opened the Embry-Riddle School of Aviation the following spring. Embry-Riddle is an independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational university serving culturally diverse students seeking careers in aviation, aerospace, business, engineering, and related fields.

University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, Great Britain

Founded in 1825, the University of Huddersfield is in the top 10 in England for teaching excellence and is ranked in the top 10 nationally for undergraduate and postgraduate employability, student placements in industry and the number of student and graduate businesses supported.

University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece

The University of the Aegean founded in 1984 is a Network University of "academic ports of studies and research", successfully established in 6 campuses spread across the Aegean Archipelago in Greece. The University has an extensive number of active academic partnerships at both national and international levels. Its Laboratory for Tourism Research and Studies (ETEM) operates within the Department of Business Administration on the island of Chios and is one of the largest tourism research centres in Greece. Among other topics, ETEM focuses on the study of air transport and tourism from various perspectives.

Industry Cooperation

Industry Cooperation, dfs, fraport, Flughafen München

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung

Government owned DFS is the preeminent German service provider in the field of air traffic control. Their customer base includes the major German airlines, airlines from other countries, private aviation and the German army. The air traffic controllers of DFS ensure a smooth and delay-free flow of traffic on German airways and at airports. About 5,879 employees generated revenues of about 801.1 million € in 2014.

Fraport AG

Fraport is among the leading groups of companies in the international airport business. With Frankfurt Airport, the company operates one of the world's most important air transportation hubs. In addition to covering the full range of airport services, Fraport AG is a competent partner in airport retailing and real-estate development. As an experienced full-service provider in airport management, Fraport AG is active in more than 50 locations on four continents through investments and subsidiaries. About 23,116 employees generated revenues of over 2,394.6 billion € in 2014.

Flughafen München GmbH (FMG)

Opened in 1992, Munich airport has been unusually successful in growing its business. It has become one of the largest passenger airports in Europe, currently catering to about 38 million passengers a year. About 7,861 employees generated revenues of 1,200.1 billion € in 2014.