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Grado en Ingeniería Aeroespacial - Aeronáutica

Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering Madrid

The Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering has access to the most cutting-edge facilities on our Madrid campus - our students will launch a satellite into space which was built in our laboratories.

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Aerospace engineering degree

The Degree in Aerospace Engineering at Universidad Europea is a regulated degree, designed to train future aerospace engineers through a multidisciplinary curriculum. Our graduates of the degree in aerospace engineering will have multiple options to work in various sectors, including, for example, in engineering, public functions, or the area of research and teaching.

Throughout the four-year degree, comprised of 240 ECTS credits, you will have cutting-edge facilities such as the wind tunnel and the new Industry 4.0 space to simulate experiments and projects in a professional environment like the one you will find in your future. In addition, you will have the chance to complete internships and work placements, learning from the very best in the industry.

You can study the first year of this degree in Spanish.

Villaviciosa de Odón 240 ECTS
Start: 16 sep. 2024 Title issued by Universidad Europea de Madrid
4 Years School of Architecture, Engineering and Design - Madrid
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Top facilities

Universidad Europea has its own Wind Tunnel, in which students are able to carry out research with the most innovative companies in the field. By carrying out practical tests using the Wind Tunnel, measuring wind speed and wind force, and to visualising air flow lines, researchers are able to better understand the effect of the wind on objects

These objects include models of aeroplane or aeoplane parts, cars, buildings, bridges, and any object exposed to the force of the wind; you can also test the efficiency of wind turbines, which can be produced in our FabLab, a space dedicated to 3D printing. We would like to inform you of the facilities’ technical specifications and invite you to visit and see for yourself as well as test the Wind Tunnel's two speeds, a high speed of 40 m/s and a lower speed of 10 m/s with square sections of 90 cm by 180 cm respectively. Dynamometers for measuring force, There are Multi-Pitot Tube Scanivalve pressure scanners and temperature measurement tools, hot wire Anemometers, smoke equipment for streamline visualisation and computers managing the 36 Kw wind tunnel motor. Other equipment for data acquisition from dynamometers include photo and video cameras to record the test results.

The Wind Tunnel is also used by the air and motor clubs to test their own designs.

With these practices, researchers can better understand the behaviour of a body subjected to the wind and its design can be improved in order to optimise its function in real life to withstand the forces to which it is subjected.

Universidad Europea offers you a range of laboratories and simulation rooms that are equipped with the most advanced and innovative technologies so that you can fully benefit from our innovative academic model

  • Digital Fabrication Laboratory FABLab
  • Robot Learning Lab
  • Wind Tunnel
  • University accommodation in Madrid
  • CRAI Dulce Chacón Library
  • Sport Centre
Quality training

Learn how to design and manage manufacturing projects for aircrafts, calculating orbits, hardware and software of aeroplanes, air safety, satellite missions and control systems.

At all levels

Choose to study 100% or 85% in English to reach the highest level as an engineer and sign projects, take the Master's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering with us.

CISCO Certification

You have the opportunity to prepare for the Cisco CCNA certification and Cloud Architecture of Amazon Web Services.


Victor Padrón _ Profesor Ingeniería Aeroespacial
ComillasThe exploration of outer space, the conquest of other planets, the design of very modern ships: this is your future.

Víctor Padrón

Professor of Aerospace Engineering

ComillasStudents learn with real projects, with up-to-date technology, comprehension and commitment to society

David Aramburu

Professor of Aerospace Engineering

Study plan

Learn with our Experiential Learning model by working on your own projects with leading companies. Just imagine receiving a prize before you graduate, just like our students who were the finalists in the ‘Airbus Fly your Ideas’ competition with the project ‘Flying Dreams’.

Offered in the current academic course.


MateriaECTSTipoIdioma de impartición
Calculus I6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Physical Foundations of Engineering I6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Computer Science for Engineering6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Technical Drawing6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Chemistry for Engineering6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Algebra6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Aerospace Technology6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Organization and Management of Aerospace Companies6BASICAInglés (en)
Calculus II6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)
Physical Fundamentals of Engineering II6BASICAEspañol (es), Inglés (en)


MateriaECTSTipoIdioma de impartición
Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Mechanics6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Materials Science6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Modern Language6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Navigation Systems I6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Fluid Mechanics I6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Statistics6BASICAInglés (en)
Resistance of Materials and Mechanical Elasticity6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Navigation Systems II6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
History, Exercise and Professional Deontology6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)


MateriaECTSTipoIdioma de impartición
Entrepreneurial Leadership6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Aerospace Production and Projects6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Fluid Mechanics II6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Mechanical and Graphic Design6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Aeronautical Structures6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Air Transport6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Flight Mechanics6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Space Vehicles and Missiles6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Maintenance and Certification of Aerospace Vehicles6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Aerodynamics6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)


MateriaECTSTipoIdioma de impartición
Aerospace Production Systems6OPTATIVAInglés (en)
Aeroelasticity and Vibrations6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Propulsion Systems6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Aircraft Design6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Satellite Design6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Professional Intership I6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Professional Intership II6OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Graduation Project12OBLIGATORIAInglés (en)
Multidisciplinarity I6OPTATIVAInglés (en)
Multidisciplinarity II6OPTATIVAInglés (en)
Professional Intership III6OPTATIVAInglés (en)



Key skills on this programme

Basic competencies
  • CB1 Students must have demonstrated knowledge and understanding in a field of study which is at the core of general secondary education, often at a level supported by advanced textbooks, but which also includes some aspects which imply knowledge of their field of study.
  • CB2 Students must know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the development and defense of arguments and problem-solving within their area of study.
  • CB3 Students must have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data—usually within their area of study—to make judgments that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
  • CB4 Students must be able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • CB5 Students must have developed the learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.
Cross-disciplinary competencies
  • CT5 Students must demonstrate the ability to carry out projects, technical management, expertise, draft reports, form opinions and technical advice on tasks relating to Technical Aeronautical Engineering as well as exercise relevant functions and technical tasks.
  • CT6 Studetns must have the ability to participate in in-flight testing programmes for data collection of takeoff distances, ascent speeds, loss speeds, maneuverability and landing capabilities.
  • CT7 Students should have the ability to analyse and assess the social and environmental impact of technical issues.
  • CT8 Students should demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation as well as being able to apply it to a profession in Aeronautical Technical Engineering with a focus on aircraft-specific technology.
  • CT9 Students should know and be able to apply the necessary business management techniques and relevant labour legislation, taking particular account of the principles of equality between men and women, solidarity, and the culture of peace.
  • CT10 Students should know about the history of aeronautical engineering and to analyse and evaluate the different elements and activities that make up the aeronautical sector.
  • CT11 Students must understand the social, ethical and professional responsibility of an engineer, in his/her field.
  • CT12 Students must show knowledge of basic subjects and technologies, which will enable you to learn new methods, theories and technologies, as well as provide you with great versatility to adapt to new situations (Autonomous learning).
  • CT13 Students should have the ability to use the computer tools at your disposal to search for bibliographic and information resources (Market research).
  • CT14 They must be able to solve problems in a professional way, with initiative, demonstrate decision making skills, creativity, and critical reasoning as well as the formation and elaboration of arguments (Problem solving).
  • CT15 They should collect and interpret data in order to make judgements and reflect on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature, keeping in mind respect for fundamental rights, democratic principles, the principles of equality between men and women, solidarity, environmental protection, universal accessibility for all and a culture of peace (Consultancy).
  • CT16 They must communicate and share information, ideas, skills and abilities in the field of your specialisation, in writing or orally, both to a specialised and non-specialised audience (Communication skills).
  • CT17 Students should address the problems and challenges of their subject with flexibility, initiative, innovation and dynamism (Entrepreneurial Profile).
  • CT18 They must show commitment to perform the assigned tasks (Responsibility).
  • CT20 Students should make decisions in advance about what needs to be done, who needs to do it and how it should be done (Planning).
  • CT21 You must believe that you can achieve high performance in your work and this will positively influence a significant improvement in results (self-confidence).
  • CT19 Students will be working in interdisciplinary teams, providing the greatest effectiveness and cooperation whilst establishing good relations, exchanging information and practicing the culture of peace and solidarity (Teamwork).
  • CT1 Students will have a capacity for aeronautical design, development and management based on the knowledge acquired and in accordance with Section 5 of Ministerial Order CIN/308/2009 for aerospace vehicles.
  • CT2 Students will be planning, design, management and administration of projects, calculation and manufacture in the field of aeronautical engineering, based on the knowledge acquired and in accordance with Section 5 of Ministerial Order CIN/308/2009 for aerospace vehicles.
  • CT3 Students should understand the installation, operation and maintenance in the field of aeronautical engineering based on the knowledge acquired and in accordance with Section 5 of Ministerial Order CIN/308/2009, for aerospace vehicles.
  • CT4 Verification and Certification in the field of aeronautical engineering
Specific competencies
  • CE25 Adequate knowledge applied to the development of aeronautical design using project calculation methods; application of aerodynamic experiments and of the main parameters in theoretical application; handling of experimental techniques, equipment and measurement instruments specific to the discipline; simulation, design, analysis and interpretation of experiments and flight operations; aircraft maintenance and systems certification.
  • CE26 Applied knowledge of aerodynamics; mechanics and thermodynamics, flight mechanics, aircraft technology and structure theory.
  • CE27 Capacity for satellite design
  • CE28 Knowledge of alternative fuels and engines as well as sources of pollution (relevant for students taking the corresponding elective subject)
  • CE29 Specific knowledge of aerospace production systems (relevant for students taking the corresponding elective subject)
  • CE30 Know the history of engineering, in his/her field.
  • CE31 Knowledge of the basics of business ethics and the corporate and social responsibility of the company.
  • CE32 Capacity for multidisciplinary work.
  • CE33 Ability to develop your profession using the English language.
  • CE34 Ability to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills acquired during the programme in the context of business activities in engineering companies.
  • CE35 Ability to participate and integrate freely into professional work teams.
  • CE36 Ability to individually develop a project in the field of specific aerospace technologies, synthesising and integrating the skills acquired in the modules described above.
  • CE4 Ability to understand and apply the principles of basic knowledge of general, organic, and inorganic chemistry, and their applications in engineering.
  • CE5 Capacity for spatial visualisation and knowledge of graphic representation techniques, both through traditional methods of metric geometry and descriptive geometry, and through computer-aided design applications.
  • CE6 Adequate knowledge of the concept of enterprise and of the institutional and legal framework of a company. Organisation and management of companies.
  • CE7 Understand the structural behaviour of requests in a service environment and in demanding situations.
  • CE8 Understand the thermodynamic cycles that generate mechanical power and thrust. CE9 Understand the global air navigation systems and the complexity of air traffic.
  • CE10 Understand how aerodynamic forces determine flight dynamics and the role of all the different variables involved in flying.
  • CE11 Understand technological performance and techniques for optimising, modifying and treating relevant materials.
  • CE12 Understand manufacturing processes.
  • CE13 Understand the unique infrastructures, buildings and operations of airports.
  • CE14 Understanding the air transport system and its coordination with other modes of transport.
  • CE15 Adequate knowledge applied to the engineering of: The principles of continuum mechanics and the techniques for calculating its response.
  • CE16 Adequate knowledge applied to the engineering of: The processes of energy transfer, movement of fluids, heat transmissions, changes in relevant materials and their role in the analysis of major aerospace propulsion systems.
  • CE17 Adequate knowledge applied to the engineering of: The fundamental elements, design, and construction of aircrafts and airports as well as the functional elements of air navigation systems and associated electrical and electronic installations.
  • CE18 Adequate knowledge applied to the engineering of: The fundamentals of fluid mechanics; the basic principles of flight control and automation; the main physical and mechanical characteristics and properties of relevant materials.
  • CE19 Applied knowledge of the following: the science and technology of materials; the concept of mechanical and thermodynamic laws; fluid mechanics; aerodynamics and flight mechanics; navigation and air circulation systems; aerospace technology; structure theory; air transport; economy and production; relevant projects and environmental impact.
  • CE20 Adequate knowledge applied to the engineering of: Continuum fracture mechanics and dynamic approaches, structural instability fatigue and aeroelasticity.


Internships are a key component of your training. Acquiring experience after what you have learnt in your degree is the best way to enter the employment market. There are two types of internships: curricular—which are included in your study plan—and extracurricular—which you can do on a voluntary basis.

In order to complete curricular internships in companies, you will need to have 50% of the credits approved and to register the subject before starting your internship. These internships are monitored by the company and the internship coordinator, and interim and final reports are prepared for evaluation.

If you want to take your work experience to the next level before finishing your university education, you can pursue an extracurricular internship. You can do them in any academic year, but keep in mind that internships are a formative complement to your studies; therefore, the more knowledge you have acquired throughout your studies, the more you will benefit from the internship experience.

You do internships in companies such as the European Space Academy Center..., and participate in research projects and Workshops. This way you are assured a future in one of the three professions with the lowest unemployment in Spain.

Check the list of companies here.

Mobility offer

We have agreements with many universities in different continents so that you can choose the one that best suits your training.


Career opportunities with a degree in aerospace engineering

The Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering is a regulated degree, in which organizations look after the interests and professional attributions. It is a multidisciplinary profession, according to the current changing world, which allows you to launch into the professional world as soon as you finish your studies, or you can continue your training with a master's degree. Due to its characteristics, this degree has very high employability in leading companies in the sector.

  • Satellite Design.
  • Aircraft Builders and their Supply Chain.
  • Engine Builders and their Supply Chain.
  • Equipment and Systems Builders.
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul.
  • Aircraft and Navigation Aids.
  • Airport Infrastructures.


  • Defence
  • International Administration
  • General State Administration
  • Public Sector.
  • Private Sector.


Start your future at Universidad Europea

You can become a student at Universidad Europea in three easy steps.


Admission exams

Start your admission process by calling +34 917407272 or request information and our advisors will contact you.


Place reservation fee

Once you have been admitted, secure your place by paying the reservation fee.



Submit the required documents to formalise your enrollment.

Credit recognition and transfers

You don’t have to stick with something you don’t like. That’s why we’ve designed specific plans for credit recognition and transfers. Request your online credit recognition review, transfer your academic file and start studying at Universidad Europea.

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Experience first-hand what it is like to study at Universidad Europea: our facilities and our experiential learning model.

The recommended applicant profile is as follows:

  • High School Diploma (Bachillerato) in Science and Technology
  • Passion for aircrafts
  • Curiosity to know "how it's done"
  • Rigorous
  • Responsible
  • Creative
  • Dedicated to acquiring new knowledge

The prerequisites to access this bachelor’s programme are those established in RD 1892/2008 of 14 November and current applicable legislation, namely:

  • Students must have passed the University admissions exam, in accordance with applicable legislation.
  • Students over the age of 25 and 45 must pass the alternative admissions exam.
  • Graduates, undergraduates, technical engineers, engineers and architects.
  • High school students in education systems from member states of the European Union and other countries with relevant international agreements with Spain may access this programme, provided that they have already qualified to enroll into universities in their own educational system.
  • Students from countries that do not have relevant international agreements with Spain must have their studies officially recognised (through a process of ‘homologation’) and complete the university admission exam(s).
  • Individuals over the age of 40 without a degree enabling them to access University, may also access this degree, provided they can demonstrate professional experience related to the programme to which they intend to apply.

The Access requires to the degree in 100% in English is a B2 level english language.

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The faculty on this degree has 60% of doctors.

  • Julio Gallegos Alvarado
    Degree in Physical Sciences and PhD in Astrophysics. With more than 20 years of teaching experience in the field of Satellites Design and Space Vehicles and Missiles, and more than 25 years of research experience in the field of Cosmology (Cosmic Microwave Background) and radio instrumentation. ORCID: 0000-0001-5614-1767
  • José Omar Martínez Lucci
    Aeronautical Engineer and PhD in Engineering. With more than 16 years of teaching and research experience in the field of fluid mechanics and materials. “Physical chemistry of self-organization and self-healing in metals”. Physical chemistry Chemical Physics (2009) https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2009/cp/b912433k/unauth. ORCID: 0000-0002-7942-8645
  • Jorge Asiain Sastre
    Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s Degree in Automotive. With more than 13 years of teaching experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Organization and Project Management.
  • Almudena Vega Coso
    Aeronautical Engineer and PhD in Aerospace Engineering. With more than 10 years of teaching experience in the field of Aeroelasticity in Turbomachinery, and more than 13 years of research experience in the field of Aeroelasticity and CFD. “The Low Reduced Frequency Limit of Vibrating Airfoils—Part I: Theoretical Analysis”. J. Turbomach. (2016) https://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/turbomachinery/article-abstract/138/2/021004/378580/The-Low-Reduced-Frequency-Limit-of-Vibrating. ORCID: 0000-0002-4776-8645
  • Silvia Lavado Anguera
    Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Management, and Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. With more than 6 years of teaching experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Business, Transversal Competences and Leadership. And with more than 2 years of research experience in the field of education. “Preparing Sustainable Engineers: A Project-Based Learning Experience in Logistics with Refugee Camps”. Sustainability (2020) https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/12/4817.
  • Ana Medina Palomo
    Industrial Engineer and PhD in Mechanical Engineering in the field of fluid mechanics. With more than 6 years of teaching experience in mathematics and fluid mechanics. Research experience of more than 9 years in fluid mechanics, medical imaging and radiotherapy.
  • Daniel González Juárez
    Aeronautical Engineer and PhD in Industrial Technologies. With more than 5 years of teaching experience in Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Computational Thermofluid Dynamics. More than 5 years of research experience in Aerodynamic Design.
  • José Manuel López López
    Degree in Physical Sciences and PhD in Science and Technology of Colloids and Interfaces. More than 17 years of teaching experience in Physics, Mathematics and programming. More than 19 years of research experience in Complex Systems and Machine Learning. “Stability of binary colloids: kinetic and structural aspects of heteroaggregation processes”. Soft matter (2006) https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2006/SM/b608349h#!divCitation. ORCID: 0000-0003-1282-2645
  • Ignacio Márquez López
    Aeronautical Engineer, with more than 12 years of teaching experience in Advanced Aerospace Production Systems and Project Management. More than 6 years of research experience in Advanced Aerospace Production Systems and 5 patents in Advanced Production Systems: “Jig and Method of Manufacturing Aircraft Frames in a Composite Material”. International Patent Publication no. WO/2008/104614. World Intellectual Property Organization (2008).
  • Rafael Escalera Rivas
    Industrial Engineer, with more than 9 years of teaching experience in mathematics and materials resistance. Trained in coaching and NLP.
  • Miguel Ángel Cosano de Arcos
    Master’s Degree in Aeronautical and Airport Management, and expert course in investigation of air accident. More than 5 years of teaching experience in Air Transport and simulator instructor in Airbus aircraft. More than 30 years of professional experience as a military and commercial pilot.
  • Miguel Ángel López Lago
    Master’s Degree in Education, with more than 12 years of teaching experience in applied linguistics. With a research experience of more than 6 years in active teaching methodologies, educational digital tools, cognitive and computational linguistics. More than 16 years of professional experience in the Art and Technology department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and in various secondary schools in the 203 district, in Illinois, USA.
  • Nourdine Aliane
    Industrial Engineer (automatic intensification) and PhD in Physical Sciences, with more than 27 years of teaching experience in control and robotics. More than 15 years of research experience in Intelligent Transportation Systems. ORCID: 0000-0001-7739-881X.
  • Rafael Pax Dolz del Castellar
    Aeronautical Engineer, with more than 9 years of teaching experience in Aeronautical Structures, Propulsion, Aircraft Certification and Maintenance. More than 35 years of professional experience at SENER, AERNNOVA, ACITURRI, Army Airmobile Forces, and is currently VP at DESTINUS.
  • Mariana Paula Arce García
    Degree in Chemical Sciences and PhD in Chemical Sciences, with more than 11 years of teaching experience. Her field of knowledge is medicinal chemistry, drug synthesis and nanotechnology. More than 20 years of research experience in Medicinal Chemistry and Nanotechnology. “Neuroprotective and Cholinergic Properties of Multifunctional Glutamic Acid Derivatives for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”. J. Med. Chem. (2009) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jm900628z; “Synergistic Antifungal Study of PEGylated Graphene Oxides and Copper Nanoparticles against Candida albicans”. Nanomaterial (2020) https://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/10/5/819. ORCID: 0000-0001-5563-0745. With professional experience in the Department of Synthesis Institute of Organic Chemistry (IQOG-CSIC) and in the Institute of Medicinal Chemistry (IQM-CSIC).
  • Raul Carlos LLamas Sandin
    Aeronautical Engineer, MSc in Aerospace Vehicle Design and Degree in Physical Sciences, with more than 11 years of teaching career in the field of Aeronautical Engineering, and more than 25 years of research and professional experience in a leading company in the industry Aerospace.
  • Marina de Brito
    Master's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering and Degree in Management and Business Creation, with a teaching and research experience of more than two years in the field of virtual reality and Aeronautical Engineering.
  • Victor Manuel Padrón
    Industrial Engineer in the field of Industrial and Automatic Engineering, and PhD in Industrial Engineering. With more than 22 years of teaching experience in Systems Engineering and Electronic Systems, and more than 22 years of research experience in the field of Smart Cities and Social Inclusion, Internet of Things IoT, Intelligent Transportation, Health and Wellbeing, Educational Research, Climbing Robots, Movement Planning, Discrete Mathematics Algorithms, Robotic Cranes and Assembly Planning. “Social Inclusion in Smart Cities”. In: Augusto J.C. (eds) Handbook of Smart Cities. Springer, Cham. (2020); https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15145-4_42-1; “Smart Bus Stops as Interconnected Public Spaces for Increasing Social Inclusiveness and Quality of Life of Elder Users”. Smart Cities (2020); https://www.mdpi.com/2624-6511/3/2/23; “AUTMOD3: The integration of design and planning tools for automatic modular construction”. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (2007). “A climbing autonomous robot for inspection applications in 3D complex environments”. Robotica (2000). ORCID: 0000-0002-9207-9320.
  • Alicia Páez Pavón
    Industrial Engineer in the filed of in Materials and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. With more than 9 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Materials Engineering. Her research field is powder metallurgy and conductive advanced ceramic materials. “Reinforcing cement with pristine and functionalized carbon nanotubes: Experimental and simulation studies”. International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials (2020). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19475411.2020.1838966. ORCID: 0000-0001-5132-1996.
  • Artemia Loayza Arguelles
    Materials Engineer and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. She has more than 12 years of teaching and research experience in the field of materials science, composite materials and materials characterization. “Critical examination of chemically modified hybrid thermosets: Synthesis, characterization and mechanical behavior in the plateau regime of polyaminosiloxane-nitrile-DGEBA”. Polymer (2015). https://www.scopus.com/record/display.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84930939109&origin=inward&txGid=1e2af74abe70953bbf616f9427a72ca6. ORCID code: 0000-0001-5146-8269.
  • Ivan Iglesias Sanchez
    Industrial Engineer and PhD in Industrial Manufacturing Engineering. With more than 15 years of research experience in the field of concurrent engineering, mechanical design and manufacturing, as well as process automation in the industry.
    His professional experience as an engineer began at the AIMEN Technological Center in 2006, assuming the direction of R + D + i and industrial projects since 2008. He has also worked as Technical and Commercial Director in the automotive sector, in the company MAPROGA S.L.
    In the scientific and research field, his main contributions are related to the field of concurrent engineering, product design and industrial process automation. He has participated in more than 30 R + D + i projects as a researcher and he has disseminated his results in different congresses, conferences, scientific journals and patents.

Academic quality

As part of its strategy, the University has an internal quality plan whose objective is to promote a culture of quality and continuous improvement, and which allows it to face future challenges with the maximum guarantee of success. In this way, it is committed to promoting the achievement of external recognitions and accreditations, both nationally and internationally; the measurement and analysis of results; simplification in management; and the relationship with the external regulator.


Internal Quality Assurance System (IQAS)
Quality's degree monitoring

Members of the Degree Quality Committee (CCT)

  • Undergraduate vice-dean
  • Degree Coordinator
  • Department Director
  • Students
  • Professors (Undergraduate Final Project Coordinator and Internship Coordinator)
  • Quality Partner (Quality and Academic Compliance)
  • Academic Advisor
  • Responsible of Learning Assesment
  • Academic Director
  • Online Tutor

Main degree results


Frequently Asked Questions


At Universidad Europea, our degree in aerospace engineering is designed to equip you with the skills for a career in the industry - anything from satellite design, aircraft building and maintenance, to airport infrastructure, and design of navigation equipment.

It is a four year program, consisting of 240 ECTS, that will see you not only make the most of the incredible facilities on campus, but also complete work placements and internships at some of the biggest organistions in the sector, gaining valuable knowledge even before you graduate.

Like any program at Universidad Europea, our study plan on the degree in aerospace engineering is rigorous and challenging. But our aim is to ensure you are best prepared to enter the workforce with the skills and knowledge required.

Our professors are all experts in their areas of knowledge and will support and guide you through the program. You will also be able to get to know life in the workplace thanks to internships and placements.

There are many options for career choices once you graduate from the degree in aircraft engineering. Many of our former students go on to enjoy successful roles in the sector, while others go into different areas such as public service or teaching.

These are just an example of some of your options:

  • Satellite Design.
  • Aircraft Builders and their Supply Chain.
  • Engine Builders and their Supply Chain.
  • Equipment and Systems Builders.
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul.
  • Aircraft and Navigation Aids.
  • Airport Infrastrcturee
  • Defence
  • International Administration
  • General State Administration
  • Teaching

Not only do aerospace engineers enjoy fulfilling careers, they can also earn good salaries. Much depends on the role and indeed the country. In general terms, aerospace and aircraft engineers are very highly skilled and have many of the qualities large organisations look out for today. In addition, with the travel industry growing, the need to evolve to a changing world, there is a demand for engineers - so they are in a good position to earn a high salary.