The University of Tartu, Estonia is an Estonian science and research flagship. Established in 1632, the university has embarked on the stage of excellence and budding intelligent students out of the bloom! This university is a National University of Estonia and also the biggest there. It is home to around 13000 students enrolled in respective courses. The University is in the city of Tartu, the largest city in Estonia, also known as the student capital of Estonia, the intellectual capital of Estonia, or the city of youth.

Top Reasons to Study in the University of Tartu

  • Extremely efficient student life as every 5th resident is a student.
  • Offers a wide variety of courses and degrees for students to choose from.
  • One of the best centers of education and research in Europe and the best research Institute in Estonia.

Rankings for The University of Tartu

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Admissions at The University of Tartu

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How to Apply at University of Tartu

This is what you need to know for the UT admission procedure:

  •  Visit the website for the application form in DREAM APPLY ESTONIA.
  •  Fill in the application with the required details before the deadline.
  • Students will receive feedback after the University reviews it.
  • Students will be notified through the portal and e-mail.

Documents Required to Apply to University of Tartu

When the student completes the online UT admissions application, the following documents are required:

  • All copies of educational documents.
  • Attested copies of school certificates (by an authorized official/ notary/ apostille attachment).

Exams Accepted By the University

Name of the Course and Examination

Minimum Score Accepted


Min score= 75


Min score= 30

IELTS Academic

Min score 6.0 and no part below 5.5

Cambridge English Test

Min required result= 169

PTE Academic Test

Min score= 59

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Find the updated list of courses available in this university

MSc in Software Engineering

Institute of Computer Science

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24 Months

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MA in Philosophy

Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics

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24 Months

Tuition fee


MA in Innovation and Technology Management

School of Economics and Business Administration

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24 Months

Tuition fee



Campus locations

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Transportation in the city

The transportation for students to and from the campus anywhere in Estonia is quite sorted. There are a total of 64 buses for all the 15 routes in the city run by AS GoBus. However, students get to choose their means of transport and they can avail all the information from the official website.

Services offered by the university

  • Labs- Labs for medical students, study perceptions.
  • Moot Court Halls- For future lawyers to practice.
  • Dedicated Studio- Students of journalism and communication can learn to make podcasts and TV news.
  • Library- Offline and online library services so that knowledge never goes out of reach.
  • Placement- Dedicated placement cel  to take care of all schedules for all students of all courses.

Student life

There are many clubs and associations inside the University ranging from professional organizations to informal clubs in which students can become a part:

  • Athletics and Sports Club
  • Fitness and Yoga Center
  • Choir Groups
  •  International Resource Club
  • Cultural and Activity Club

On campus accomodation

There are many accommodation options for the University of Tartu students.The University provides affordable stays for students throughout their course timing. They can choose accommodation options like hostels/ dormitories/ apartments/ single and double occupancy rooms. The college also allows students to find staying options outside the University of Tartu Campus.

The students can choose from the following options from accommodation options: hostels/ dormitories/ apartments/ single and double occupancy rooms.

  • Student Dormitories- Available options are single, double, and triple rooms with apartment-type residential space
  •  Private Housing- Flats, Single and Double occupancy rooms and Shared apartments
  • Residence Halls or Student Hostel


University Faculty:Student Ratio


University Faculty Stats

The student-to-faculty ratio at the University of Tartu is 8: 1. The Social Science faculty at the University is one of the most valued ones for the education of Social Sciences in Estonia. The faculty of medicine, science, mathematics and other courses are all experienced and professional experts and considered the best to work under and learn in Estonia.


Research opportunities at university

Every single student of the University of Tartu is to be made special. They can participate in research, and University students will always have support. Students have the chance to prepare themselves with the technical expertise and experience they'll need to follow their research interests and accomplish their dream projects before and after graduation.

Internship opportunities (Part time job opportunities)

The students have the allowance and chance to go out and study and gain hand on experience on internship projects or to work as part-time students to build a better portfolio while in the course. The college also provides credibility to the students for all the outstanding performances.

Placement - Companies and average salaries offered

The placement record of the University of Tartu is quite appealing and impressive. The average placement percentage is 90% with top recruiters from tech giants to business and teaching-related companies. The average salary offered ranges from 5000-6000 euros or INR 4-5 Lakhs  per annum (1INR= 0.012 euros).





Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu, ESTONIA

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