International Space University

Introduction

What is ISU?

The International Space University is a private non-profit institution, formally recognized as an institute of higher education in France by the French Ministry of Education (decree MENS0400386A of 27 February 2004). It specializes in providing graduate-level training to the future leaders of the emerging global space community at its Central Campus in Strasbourg, France, and at locations around the world. In its two-month Space Studies Program and one-year Masters program, ISU offers its students a unique Core Curriculum covering all disciplines related to space programs and enterprises, space science, space engineering, systems engineering, space policy and law, business and management, and space and society. Both programs also involve an intense student research Team Project providing international graduate students and young space professionals the opportunity to solve complex problems by working together in an intercultural environment.

Since its founding in 1987, ISU has graduated more than 3700 students from over 100 countries. Together with hundreds of ISU faculty and lecturers from around the world, ISU alumni comprise an extremely effective network of space professionals and leaders that actively facilitates individual career growth, professional activities and international space cooperation.

The ISU Mission

audience webThe International Space University develops the future leaders of the world space community by providing interdisciplinary educational programs to students and space professionals in an international, intercultural environment.

ISU also serves as a neutral international forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas on challenging issues related to space and space applications.

ISU programs impart critical skills essential to future space initiatives in the public and private sectors while they:

  • inspire enthusiasm
  • promote international understanding and cooperation
  • foster an interactive global network of students, teachers and alumni
  • encourage the innovative development of space for peaceful purposes: to improve life on Earth and advance humanity into space.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Space Studies

Campus Full time September 2017 France Strasbourg

The ISU Master of Space Studies (MSS) program is designed for students looking for the competitive edge that will help them obtain a career in the space sector, professionals interested in making a career move into or within the space sector, and researchers wishing to broaden their knowledge or make the move from academic life into the space industry. [+]

Renewing the future – ISU Master of Space Studies Program

ISU is pleased to announce that over the coming months it will be conducting a reimagining and renewal of its highly successful Master of Space Studies (MSS) program.

Since its inception in 1995 this core ISU program - encapsulating ISU’s international, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach to space education - has produced multi-skilled graduates able to meet the demands of the space sector, whether in government, industry or academia. As the MSS approaches its 20th year, ISU is committed to reviewing its achievements to date, promoting its most successful aspects and identifying new areas for innovation in order to provide its graduates with the maximum opportunity to develop their subsequent careers.... [-]