General Information

Higher education in Estonia is known for its high quality. There are two types of higher education institutions in Estonia:

  1. Universities and
  1. Universities of Professional Education like Estonian Aviation Academy.
The last ones prepare students for specific professions and are more practically oriented than general universities.

Regular study programs of EAVA last for four years and a variety of teaching and examination methods is used. To complete their studies the students have to defend graduation thesis and pass final exams. Our qualifications are equivalent to bachelor’s level degrees.

  1. You can use academy’s library without any fees. Library locates in academy’s building.
  1. EAVA offers the following study programs for degree studies: 
  • Air Traffic Services
  • Aircraft Piloting
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aviation Management
  1. International exchange students can take the subject courses from certain list. After the exchange semester the Confirmation Letter will be issued for those have passed one or more program subjects with a sufficient result.

The academic year is divided into 2 semesters:

  • Fall semester: beginning of September - end of January
  • Spring semester: beginning of February - end of June
Estonian holidays: 

  • New Year's Day 01.01
  • Independence Day 24.02
  • Good Friday in April
  • Easter Sunday in April
  • May Day 01.05
  • Whitsunday in May
  • Victory Day 23.06
  • Midsummer day 24.06
  • Day of Restoration of Independence 20.08
  • Christmas 24.-26.12