Space Optimists wanted at the ISU Central Campus for SSP19 Strasbourg, France!

The world renowned Space Studies Program will take place in the beautiful city of Strasbourg this summer. We expect hundreds of world leading experts in space, heads of space agencies, astronauts, and top executives to participate in the program this year.

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ISU's 1st Commercial/Entrepreneurial Space offering on the Florida Space Coast!

ISU's new Center for Space Entrepreneurship (ISU-CSE) at Florida Tech debuts its first offering, to be held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex from June 3 to July 12, 2019.

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International Space University - Exploring Outer Valispace

The Valispace workshop at the International Space University (ISU) has concluded but the knowledge gained from this event will continue to help develop the flight paths of MSS19 for the rest of their careers.

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Our Programs

Master of Space Studies

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.

Space Studies Program

Two-month course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The curriculum covers the principal space related fields, both non-technical and technical. The shared experience of an international, interactive working environment is an ideal networking forum leading to the creation of an extensive, international, multidisciplinary professional network.

Southern Hemisphere Program

Intensive five week, live-in experience built around an international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary educational philosophy for which ISU is renowned. The program provides a multidisciplinary understanding of the key activities and areas of knowledge required by today’s space professions.

Executive Space Course

Provides an overview of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law & contracts management. Professionals leave with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to communicate more effectively with their technical colleagues.

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199707/06/1997 - 15/08/1997
Host Institution: Rice University
96 students from 25 countries
Team Projects:
Technology Transfer: Bridging Space and Society
International Strategies for the Exploration of Mars


"My life can be clearly divided between before and after ISU. ISU was a breaking point that created a world of possibilities in front of me."

Carmen Felix - MSS10 -

"Attending ISU has been, for me, the ultimate eye-opening experience. Attending the Master of Space Studies allowed me to pursue my personal interests with a limit determined only by my imagination."

Diego Urbina - MSS09 -

"My space flight was the changing point in my whole life. Since my background was mechanical engineering, I did not know much about space, which led me to the International Space University."

Soyeon Yi - SSP09 -

"ISU is broadening the global space community and connecting New Space countries to old and mighty ones."

Mart Vihmand - SSP11&MSS13 -