Master in Planning, design, construction and management of airport infrastructures (MIA)

Italian version

Objectives:The course aims to train high level experts with multi-disciplinary competences, able to guarantee advanced professionalism and capable to interconnect with authorities, companies and engineering societies operating in the fields of airport planning, design, construction and management. In particular, the course concerns:
    • professional formation, through diversified multi-disciplinary teaching topics (engineering, financial, environmental, juridical, linguistic approaches);
    • practical training, with the development of integrated project activities;
    • the facilitation to interact with actors working in the field of airport infrastructures;
    • the expertise transfer.
Career opportunities:

The Master is addressed to MSc graduates, unemployed or employed or professionals, with basic skills on the topic. It trains highly specialized professionals able to hold positions of responsibility in public and private administrations, companies and engineering studies involved in planning, design, construction and management of airports. At the end of the Master course, participants are also able to carry out scientific research on the different topics analyzed, with an estimated improvement of expertise of 50% in professional and technical skills.
The professional figures trained in the Master course are: highly qualified specialists for airport managing bodies; consultants for Agencies involved in airport and air traffic control; engineers specialized in construction of infrastructures, pavements and plants; airport planning and design experts, to be hired in managerial position at engineering societies.

Director:Prof. Marco Pasetto
Duration:1 year

November 2023 - September 2024.

Teaching method:

on line lectures

Language:English (Italian in case of Italian attendees only)
Master address:Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering - ICEA, Via Marzolo, 9 - 35131 Padua
Available places:Max number of attendees: 20
Min number of attendees: 8
Supplementary places for DAC list students: 9
Supplementary places for auditors: 5
Supernumerary places for person with disabilities: 2
Costs:2.822,50 Euro (first fee 1.722,50 Euro; second fee 1.100,00 Euro)
Fee for DAC List person: 582.50 Euro
Fee for person with disabilities: 22,50 Euro
Fee for auditors: 1.422,50 Euro
Facilitation/study grants:there is the possibility to award 3 prizes (study grants).
Some courses will be offered as “single courses”. For more details, see “Corsi singoli nei Master” at
Selection criteria:Selection board will be based on individual qualifications
Closing date for the request submission:6 October 2023
For info:Prof. Marco Pasetto, 049 8275569;

Some courses will be offered as “single courses”. For more details, see “Corsi singoli nei Master” at

Master's degree selection board will be based on individual qualifications.
To participate the candidate must attach to the application a motivation letter addressed to the Master Committee.

The selection procedures and other information (forms, registration procedure, tuition fee, etc.) in English can be found at the link:

Other information in English can be found at the link: