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Director's Welcome


Greeting from Korea Aerospace University and welcome to the KOICA-KAU Master’s Degree program in Aviation Management. KAU is an excellent choice to attain your education for a successful career and broaden your competencies in the aviation field.

Korea Aerospace University has been the only university in Korea specialized in the aviation and airport field since its opening in 1952. We have fostered elite professionals in the aviation field with a wide range of expertise demanded by our society. We, Korea Aerospace University, have actively developed academic programs that enable students to adjust rapidly to dynamic changes nowadays, and the faculty are dedicated professionals with a high understanding of global aviation trends. We have already proved our excellence by establishing a partnership with ICAO (August 2019) and operating a joint curriculum.

In this KOICA-KAU Master’s Degree program, we especially focus on developing every individual’s potential and capacity through practical education with related examples, close communication between faculty members and students, field trips to Korea Airports Corporation and Korean Air and an alumni network from the global-wide aviation field.

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic nowadays demands a completely new operation model of the aviation industry, and creativity in the approach to this new challenge. KOICA-KAU Master’s Degree program would be a great opportunity to create a virtuous cycle towards a new normal of the aviation field to overcome this crisis. We will continue to do our best to educate our students with a solid foundation of knowledge and experience.

Byung Jong Kim
Program Director of KOICA-KAU Scholarship Program
Korea Aerospace University, Goyang, Korea