Quick fact

  • You can earn a double degree.

What will I learn?

With global competition and the consumer demand for innovation becoming ever-more imperative, the need for collaborative engineering is prevalent throughout today’s market.

The realm of air traffic management and safety —both civilian and defense— is no different. The University of Bordeaux/IMA and the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science (UC CEAS) have partnered to develop the Aero-System Operations (AESOP) Collaborative Degree Program. Students at each university pursue UC CEAS’ Master of Engineering Degree and UBx’s International Diploma concurrently and graduate with both degrees. This program offers a practice- oriented, individualized degree that prepares engineers to excel in today’s working world.


Engineering fields, as a whole, have experienced explosive growth over the past decade, especially that of Aeronautical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering as well as Computer Science.

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Annual tuition fees: USD $24,000, Students from partner universities: USD $11,000, Students from other international universities: USD $15,000
Start date

January 2022


University of Bordeaux

351 cours de la Libération,


Ile de France,

33405, France

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Student must hold a Bachelor degree of Science or an equivalent degree. Other English language requirements: Students from English speaking countries must provide an official letter from the university confirming that English is the language of instruction. For TOEFL, a minimum of 550, 213 points respectively for paper-based, computer-based test is required.

For international students

Applicants should hold a European Bachelor degree or a European Professional Bachelor diploma with 180 ECTS/90 US credits within a College of Science. This training must be accompanied by three years professional experience; or Hold a Master degree with at least 240 ECTS/120 US credits within a College of Science.

University of Cincinnati: Hold a US Bachelor degree with 240 ECTS/120 US credits within a College of Science

Language Requirements:

Students for whom English is not the mother language require a minimum level of: IELTS (6,5 mini), Pearson (59, TOEFL (85), European Level (B2), TOEIC (750).