Are you interested in pursuing a career in aviation? Do you want to learn more about Ethiopian Aviation University and its programs? If so, you might have some questions that need answers. That's why we have prepared this frequently asked question (FAQ) section. Here, you will find some of the most common queries that prospective students have about our institution and our courses. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about your future education.

The Ethiopian Aviation University (EAU) is a leading institution with 65 years of experience in generating top-notch aviation professionals, the EAU is a leading institution that offers high-quality education and training in various fields of aviation. Recognized as an ICAO designated Regional Training Center of Excellence, an EASA approved Maintenance Training Organization, an IATA Authorized Training Center and Accredited Training School, and an Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority Approved Training Organization, the EAU has everything you need to succeed. Our diverse and experienced faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and strong industry partnerships will prepare you for a successful career. Join us at the Ethiopian Aviation University and let your aviation dreams take flight!

We offer a range of programs at different levels, from diplomas and certificates to bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Some of our popular programs include


  • Master of Business Administration Management (MBAAM)
  • Bachelor’s in aviation management and Operations (BAM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (BAME)
  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering (BAE)
  • BA in Tourism and Hospitality Management


    Apart from these, we also offer existing Aviation professional and diploma trainings such as Pilot training, Aviation Maintenance Training, Cabin Crew, and commercial training.

     For more detailed information please refer the below link

    Programs (etau.edu.et)

You can apply to our programs online through our website. You will need to fill out an application form, submit your academic transcripts and other supporting documents, and pay an application fee. You may also need to take an entrance exam or an interview depending on the program you choose.

The admission requirements vary depending on the program you choose. However, some general requirements include:


  • As per the minimum university entrance exam result set by the Ethiopian Higher Institution (Locals)
  • For international applicant’s High school completion with four years in Mathematics & physics Education. (For Engineering) for other programs Highschool completion with English proficiency.
  • Entrance exams deliver by Ethiopian Aviation University
  • A passion for aviation and a commitment to excellence

For more detailed information please refer the below link


ETAU provides student residency visas for international students. They send an invitation letter after admission requirements are met and facilitate visa on arrival with a valid passport copy. The process takes at least 10 working days. A letter from EAU sales staff, Police Clearance Certificate, and Personal History Form are required. Visa and security pass processes are facilitated after payment is received. For more information, contact etauinfo@ethiopianairlines.com. visa fee & visa related costs covered by the student.

The tuition fees vary depending on the program you choose. However, some general estimates are:

The price per credit hour is USD 165 for international (non-Ethiopian) students and USD 125 per credit hour for Ethiopian nationals. You may also need to pay for other expenses such as books, supplies, accommodation, transportation, insurance, and application fee which is 400 ETB (Ethiopians) and 50 USD (International Students).

The EAU offers dormitories on shared base (two trainees in one room) and a wide range of facilities, is located inside our University campus, a few steps away from the teaching and administration building.

There are two semesters in each EAU Academic Year.

Each semester is normally 15 weeks long.

EAU’s postgraduate program schedule is fixed with one module every two months. The minimum time to finish is 24 months.

Undergraduate students receive their timetable after registration and can access it on the website. Postgraduate students receive their schedule by email from their Admissions Officer after registration.

We are open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. You can also call us on +251115174012, +251115174532 or email us at etauinfo@ethiopianairlines.com

Credit transfers from other universities may be possible depending on your program of study. For more information, please contact our Admissions Officer.

The career prospects for graduates of our programs are excellent. The aviation industry is growing rapidly and offers many opportunities for qualified professionals. Some of the possible careers you can pursue after graduating from our programs are:

  • Pilot: You can work as a pilot for commercial airlines, cargo airlines, charter airlines, or private jets. You can also work as a flight instructor or a test pilot.
  • Engineer: You can work as an engineer for aircraft manufacturers, maintenance companies, research organizations, or regulatory agencies. You can also work as a consultant or an entrepreneur.
  • Manager: You can work as a manager for airports, airlines, air traffic control centers.