Educational offers

Keilir consists of four different schools: Aviation Academy, Health Academy, Institute of Technology and a Preliminary University Studies Department. Each School has its own aims, in accordance with Keilir's objectives, and builds on the importance of an International Airport and environmentally friendly resources besides collecting and using existing knowledge in the surrounding area.

Aviation Academy

Keilir's Aviation Academy offers diverse aviation related studies such as: Private- or Professional Flight Training, Flight Instructor, Air Traffic Controller, Cabin Crew initial and type rating training, and Aircraft Mechanics. Emphasis is placed on advanced teaching-methods and the teaching environment since the school's location offers unique opportunities and creates excellent environment for Aviation related studies.

The teaching is performed on a brand new high-technical Diamond DA20, DA40 and DA42 aircraft.

Keilir Institute of Technology

Keilir offers interdisciplinary BS degree in Engineering Technology, in two specializations: Green Energy Technology and Mechatronics. Student's vocational practises and researches take place in Keilir's first class laboratory. Emphasis is placed on the education of independent students with great analysing abilities, know-how and the skills to create and develop new technology. The schools aim is to graduate first class specialist who are sought-after of the domestic- as well as international engineering industry. The education is offered in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Iceland.

Health Academy

Keilir's Health Academy aims to develop and provide outstanding education in the field of health, soundness, sports and pedagogy. Currently there are two programmes focusing on Personal Training and Professional Strenght Training. From Autumn 2013 Thompson Rivers University will offer a one-year Adventure Sport Certificate programme in cooperation with Keilir Health Academy. Student's facilities for studying and exercising are excellent, teaching and training takes place in the new building of Sporthusid next door to Keilir main building. 

Preliminary University Studies

In collaboration with the University of Iceland keilir offers a program of Preliminary University Studies for adults. The main objective is to prepare students, who do not fullfill admission qualification, with the knowledge and competence  necessary for further studies at university level. Completion of studies in the Department of Preliminary University Studies prepares the student for admittance to most Universities in Iceland pursuing to a contract between Keilir, The University of Iceland and the Ministry of Education. The aim is to prepear student for challenging studies at universities in Iceland as well as abroad. The department offers the possibility of distance lerning as well as traditional learning.