Summer school «Aviation Management»

Summer school «Aviation Management»

The Institute of Aeronautics (AERTI) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics of Riga Technical University (RTU) is inviting You to experience an AVIATION MANAGEMENT summer school.

AERTI is a respectable successor of one of the oldest institutions of higher education in aviation Riga Civil Aviation University and has its own history of 98 years. Currently AERTI is EASA part-147 Aircraft Maintenance Training Organisation licence approval holder (approval No. LV.147.0003). Your journey within this summer school will lead You through modern trends in aeronautical engineering emphasizing aviation management elements. Aviation industry members are included in summer school teaching process through the field visits to progressive aviation companies in Latvia.

Prerequisites for candidates
If You have finished at least one year of studies by the time the summer school starts, speak fluent English, appreciate the experience of qualified professionals and are a creative person, You are more than welcome to join this event from June 29 to July 26, 2017 in Riga.

You will attend lectures of RTU professors and Aviation industry representatives in the fields of:

  • Aviation Legislation in Europe
  • Aircraft Continuous Technical Management
  • Quality Systems in Airline
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems Management
  • Aircraft Structure Non-Destructive Testing
  • Transport Logistics
  • Modern Avionics in Aircraft Handling

You will be able to visit Riga International Airport, AirBaltic Corporation and SmartLynx Ltd.

The summer school will take place in the capital of Latvia – Riga. During the summer school excursions, sightseeing of Riga and other interesting places outside the cities will be organized.

Study Credits
Certificates of Further Education of RTU and 4 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credit points will be awarded upon completion of the program.
Participation Fee
The participation fee covering registration, tuition, accommodation in the student hostel of RTU, meals (breakfast and lunch) and the social program is EUR 850. You will have to cover travel expenses and health insurance.

The deadline for submitting the application is June 1, 2017

When applying, please enclose the following documents in English:

  • Application form (document for download);
  • Letter of motivation (1 page);

The Institute of Aeronautics of RTU will be happy to answer all questions concerning organizational matters, which might occur before the summer school starts or during its course. In case of doubts, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Kristine Carjova via email .

Application form 

Aviation Management (brochure)