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About UT

University of Tartu (UT) — public non-profit university. It is located in Tartu, Estonia. UT was founded back in 1632, which is why it is among the oldest higher education institutions in the country. As an active member of European University Association, Coimbra Group, Utrecht Network, UT is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university is in top-360 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-300.

At UT, you can get a bachelor and master degree in different fields of study.

Location
Tartu, Estonia
Establishment year
1632
Students
8,532
International students
683
Female students
68%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#358
Rating THE
2024#301-350
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry201-250
Arts & Humanities289
Life Sciences & Medicine321
Natural Sciences378
Social Sciences & Management401-450
Engineering & Technology451-500
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UT tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UT is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UT for local citizens starts from 4,106 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,000 USD. With the help of financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local4,538USD/year
Foreign1,000USD/year
Master
4,106USD/year

Study programs at UT

Engineering & Technology
Science and Technology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Scholarships
Yes
Medicine
Medicine
Study degree
MD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
72 months
Exams
PTE
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
PTE — 59
Science and Technology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Scholarships
Yes
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Science and Technology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Scholarships
Yes
Economics & Business Management
Business Administration
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Scholarships
Yes
Other programs
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Wellness and Spa Service Design and Management
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
History, Philosophy & Theology
Philosophy
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Semiotics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Journalism & Media
Semiotics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Arts & Humanities
Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Sound and Visual Technology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Law
Information Technology Law
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
International Law and Human Rights
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Estonian and Finno-Ugric Languages
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
European Languages and Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Semiotics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Applied Sciences & Professions
Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Education & Training
Educational Technology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
Blended
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Humanities
Estonian and Finno-Ugric Languages
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
European Languages and Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Semiotics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Journalism & Media
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Software Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Social Sciences & Management
Contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
International Relations and Regional Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Politics and Governance in the Digital Age
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
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Medicine
Bioengineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Clinical Nutrition
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, PTE — 76, TOEFL iBT — 95
Wellness and Spa Service Design and Management
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Engineering & Technology
Applied Measurement Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Bioengineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Excellence in Analytical Chemistry (Erasmus Mundus)
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Materials Science and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Robotics and Computer Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Show all
Physical Sciences
Actuarial and Financial Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Applied Measurement Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Materials Science and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Quantitative Economics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Economics & Business Management
Actuarial and Financial Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Entrepreneurship in Economic Policymaking
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Innovation and Technology Management
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 58, TOEFL iBT — 75
Materials Science and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Quantitative Economics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Actuarial and Financial Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 160, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Applied Measurement Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, FCE, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 160, FCE — 173, IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Bioengineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
Excellence in Analytical Chemistry (Erasmus Mundus)
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 62, TOEFL iBT — 90
Materials Science and Technology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, PTE — 59, TOEFL iBT — 75
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Bachelor degree at UT

Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL exam. The minimum IELTS score is 6. The TOEFL score is not lower than 75.

IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
75

Master's degree at UT

In order to enroll at UT for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 75. IELTS — 6 or higher.

IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
75

UT campus

The campus of UT is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. UT regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

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