Take off with a degree

excellent career opportunities in aviation

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 GRADUATES: Hamburg Aviation Young Talent Prize

The „Hamburg Aviation Young Talent Prize“ was established by Hamburg Aviation to foster talented young people with innovative ideas in northern Germany’s aviation industry. This plays a long-term role in maintaining the competitiveness of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region as a centre of aviation and keeping well-qualified academics here.

1 of 40,000: Hannah Hoppen, Research Assistant at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

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Who are the 40,000 people who shape Hamburg as Germany's largest civil aviation site? One of them is Hannah Hoppen, research assistant at HAW Hamburg - and an enthusiastic triathlete for the FC St. Pauli. At the Hamburg Centre of Aviation Training, Hannah is researching ways to make flying quieter for the passenger. Since descovering aviation at a fieldtrip in school, Hannah has made her way step by step by believing in herself and taking her chances - an attitude that also helps her in the team sport.

This is our third film about the 40,000 people behind the Hamburg Aviation network.

Production: www.simonundpaul.com


  • Job brochureHere you will find valuable information about career orientation, education, studies, dual studies and further education. // 33 MB

Your Way into Aviation

Studies at the Hamburg site

YOUR WAY INTO AVIATION: VOCATIONAL TRAINING OPTIONS IN HAMBURG (German only) - cc-by © HCAT+ [hcatplus.de/dein-weg-in-der-luftfahrt/]
The aviation industry offers many career opportunities in aviation. Whether students / in, trainees / r, students / r or professionals / r - in the interactive graphics you'll find the HCAT + e.V. the right training program for you, depending on what point in the educational chain you're just re currently. You have not made up your mind which way you want to pursue your career? A number of projects in the transitions of the education chain give you guidance and support you on your way. (Graphics and information in German)


The interactive overview of training programs can be accessed via the link www.hcatplus.de/dein-weg-in-der-luftfahrt (only in German). There, a click on the aircraft open another menu to the numerous training programs of the aviation location Hamburg.