Estonian Aviation Academy

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Estonian Aviation Academy
Eesti Lennuakadeemia
Estonian Aviation Academy logo.png
Former name
Tartu Aviation College
Motto Viribus unitis ad altitudines
Motto in English
With efforts to heights
Type Public university system
Established April 13, 1993 (1993-04-13)
Rector Jaanus Jakimenko
Location Estonia Reola, Tartu County
58°18′39″N 26°41′37″E / 58.3107°N 26.6936°E / 58.3107; 26.6936Coordinates: 58°18′39″N 26°41′37″E / 58.3107°N 26.6936°E / 58.3107; 26.6936
Language Estonian, English
Colors           Navy and White

Estonian Aviation Academy (Estonian: Eesti Lennuakadeemia) is a state-owned professional higher education institution educating and training specialists for Estonian aviation enterprises and organisations. It's situated beside the Tartu Airport in Reola, 8 km south of Tartu. The studies are conducted in accordance with the standard curricula meeting the requirements of the Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia, ICAO, JAA, EASA and EUROCONTROL. The current rector is Jaanus Jakimenko.


The mission is to educate and train aviation personnel meeting international requirements, develop national aviation culture and support the development activities in the field of aviation.

Learning environment[edit]

Main building is situated beside Tartu Airport. The building was completed in 2011. Before that the academy used the buildings of the airport and the University of Life Sciences in Tähtvere.

Overview of Specialities[edit]

Co-operation partners in Estonia[edit]

To ensure high quality in preparing specialists for Estonian aviation and, also, to help the lecturers and staff keep up with the latest developments in aviation and aviation education in the whole world, Estonian Aviation Academy has developed close co-operation links with aviation enterprises and higher educational institutions in Estonia and abroad.

Co-operation partners in other countries[edit]

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