24 months
1000 EUR/year
1000 EUR/year
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The Aerospace Engineering program at the University of Salento provides all theoretical and practical knowledge on the whole set of topics relating to the Aerospace field, i.e. Flight Mechanics (both Atmospheric and Spatial), Aerospace Structures and Constructions; Aerospace Systems and Installations, Fluid Dynamics, Aerospace Propulsion and Industrial Engineering Design and Methods.


The Aerospace Engineering course at the University of Salento is organised to offer its students the choice among three tracks: Aerospace Design, Aerospace Technology and Aerospace Systems each providing a high-level of interdisciplinary teaching ensured by topics common to all tracks and related to: material sciences and technologies, energetic systems and related environmental impact, mechanical, management and electrical engineering disciplines, automation and information engineering.

Important aeronautical multinationals and a vibrant, specialised aerospace ecosystem of SMEs are present in University’s neighbourhood such as Leonardo’s Aircrafts and Helicopters divisions and AVIO GE. The Apulian Regional Aeronautics District is located at the same premises in which the Course is held.

Career opportunities

The Master’s Degree assures a high-level employability in the fields of design, production, maintenance and operational deployment of aircrafts.

Our Aerospace Engineers can find a job in big multinationals active in the design and production of aircrafts and/or propulsions, SMEs providers of components and services, firms active into the maintenances and logistics of aircrafts, airports’ management companies or bodies, public bodies for the certification of civil aviation and flight assistants, armed air forces.

The Apulian Aeronautics ecosystem allows most of these jobs on field, as well as a national or international career in industry or related industry, as well as in research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aerodynamics: Atmospheric and Space Flight Dynamics
  • Aeronautic Propulsion: Space Propulsion
  • Computer Aided Design for Aerospace Applications
  • Fluid Dynamics: Flight Mechanics
  • Helicopter Design, Production and Maintenance
  • Aircraft Design
  • Metallic Materials for Aeronautics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the course requires a high school diploma or other equivalent and approved qualification obtained abroad.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lecce

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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