VŠO International

Study program - AIR TRANSPORT

The degree programs of the University College of Business (VSO) primarily focus

on educating and preparing qualified experts for professions in the tourism industry, in aviation services and aviation business management, as well as in the civil service and business sector. Our overriding aim is for students to graduate with theoretical knowledge they have already applied in real life. This way they can succeed in the highly competitive environment of the current labour market.

Vysoká škola obchodní v Praze, o.p.s. (VŠO) has been operating as a private school of higher education (non-university type) since 2000, with a curriculum based on economics and transport. In those seventeen years, VŠO has acquired an important position among non-university colleges in the Czech Republic. There are currently more than 2,000 students actively studying here.

Air Transport is a progressive and modern study program

Air Transport introduces students to the basics of aviation, business and management, airline organization, logistics and transportation processes. Graduates will be able to perform the tasks of lower and middle management in business and in air transport. They will gain expertise mainly in business economics and in marketing and management.

Professional knowledge

We have prepared the content of the subjects according to the latest knowledge in the field of aviation and civil aviation. it is designed in cooperation with experts from practise and also takes into account the latest documents of international bodies and organizations for civil aviation.

Security and safety management in air transport

Security and safety and assessing them both are important issues that affect the day-to-day operations of airports and airlines. Here you will understand the practical strategies and risk management techniques that go with a dynamic aviation environment. You will learn to monitor and measure the security and safety culture in an aviation organization.

Aviation legislation

Air transport is bound by a number of conventions, regulations, directives, laws, decrees and guidelines. We will teach you to navigate them without any problems. Commercial aviation is the safest form of transportation because it is bound and guided by a number of conventions, regulations, directives, laws, decrees and guidelines. We will teach you to navigate them without any problems.

Economics of running an airline

Have you ever wondered how much a plane and aviation fuel cost? And how many passengers must be on the plane for the airline to make a profit? Have you ever wondered why aviation employs such a large army of people or how much an airplane and aviation fuel cost? And how many passengers must be on the plane for the airline to make a profit? These are questions you will get professional answers to from our experts.

Air Transport – Aircraft Technology

It would not be possible without an airplane. You will understand the forces holding the plane in the air and you will be able to describe the operation of its individual parts, devices and systems. Would you like to know what exactly a modern airplane is and what the principles of flight are? Would you like to know what an airplane looks like on the inside, its design and the operation of aircraft systems? In this area, we guarantee a high professionalism of knowledge from the latest aerospace technologies.

Management and marketing

Do you want to become a successful manager in an airline? With us, you will learn the basics and modern management and marketing tools.

Employment opportunities?

Graduates can find employment within the operations and infrastructure of air transport and individual companies (airlines, airport operators, flight operations providers and other services). They can use their new skills in the public sector, providing oversight of air transport, and in private civil aviation and in international companies that use air transport and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Why Air Transport?

  • Aviation is an attractive and promising field
  • 100% employability
  • The instructors are experts with many years of experience
  • Classes and studies are in English

How are we different than similar study programs?

  • Use of programs and specializations in practice, outstanding collegiate team of experts from commercial and state civil aviation administration 
  • Individual approach of instructors
  • New trends in aviation (e.g. security management in air travel, Unmanned flight systems)
  • Process modeling and new software


NEW OPPORTUNITY - Full-time online form of study

What will the teaching look like in the next academic year? We carefully monitor and evaluate the epidemiological situation. If the new semester does not start in the standard full-time form of study, we will prepare the study in online form for you as in the previous academic year.

Dear students, due to the Covid 19, our university included online learning into its teaching methods. During your Bachelor studies you can study 2 semesters from home - online. Participation in lectures remain the same as if you were in the building.

You need to ask for this permission through your "students portal". Same way as you ask for the individual study plan or credit transfer. The Student services office will then approve your request. Online studies will be in MS Office365 - Teams. You need to have the computer with camera and internet connection that is fast enough for this activity. You can apply for this "online learning" immediately after your payment for studies for the academic year 2021/2022.



Request for online studies (maximum 2 semesters) can be found HERE

  • 2 semesters online learning will make you to be familiar with the university information system /UIS/ and will provide you with a real learning experience at our university. Knowing better our university, proving that you were studying at our university will give you a higher chance to be successful in visa application process. When studying online you will show real intention to study at our university so the embassy will hardly tell you that your intention is not to study. Many visa applications are rejected because applicants didn´t persuade officers about their intention to study."
  • Decreased study costs - you do not need to pay for the accommodation in Prague /but remember that the accommodation confirmation is required when you apply for visa./
  • Decreased study costs - in your country food and services might be cheaper than in Prague
  • You are not wasting time by waiting for visa
  • Comfortable studying - you are studying from home. Online studies are equivalent of daily studies so the university will not refund your money if you start to study online.

Students need to have the computer with camera and internet connection that is fast enough for this activity.


STUDY PERIOD 2021/2022

Winter term study period: 20th September – 17th December 2021

Winter term exam period: 3rd January – 12th February 2022

Summer term study period:

Summer term exam period:



  • Download the STUDY PLAN
  • Accreditation of the Air Transport study program: Accreditation valid until 4. 5. 2024
  • Length of study: normally 3 years
  • Graduates: receives the Bc. title [bachelor’s degree]
  • Form of study: full-time study
  • Admission fee: 20 EUR
  • The tuition fees is 2 700 EUR per academic year 2021/2022



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