As a growth industry, aviation offers outstanding career opportunities.
According to forecasts, civil aviation and the demand for aircraft will experience strong growth over the next 20 years. As one of the world's most important civil aviation locations, Hamburg benefits greatly from this development.
Graduates in the disciplines of aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering and electronics have excellent career chances in the aviation industry. If you are looking for an entry into this field, you have plenty of degree programmes to choose from:
For young women, Pro Technicale has a very special programme on offer: a ten-month course as preparation for a technical degree programme. The course links theoretical content with work experience, personality development and even philosophy.
The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) offers Bachelors and Masters programmes in Aeronautical Engineering, with the option of a dual mode degree, integrated with operational practice. The major in Aircraft Design and Lightweight Structures was joined in 2005 by a major in Cabins and Cabin Systems, the only such programme anywhere in the world.
The Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) offers a major programme in Aircraft Systems Engineering. The programme builds on the foundation of mechanical engineering and engineering sciences. It was created in close cooperation with Airbus and is unique across Europe in terms of structure and the combination of subjects.
At the Helmut Schmidt University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg (HSU), aviation is a central component of the Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Information Technology programmes.
Skyfuture is the internet portal for aviation and aerospace degrees. Targeted primarily at high school graduates, it provides a wide range on information on aviation and aerospace, on entry points into the industry, on career portraits and degree programmes.