The University of Tartu (UT) is the oldest and largest university in Estonia, founded in 1632. It is a public research university with a wide range of academic programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. UT offers a variety of English-taught programs, making it a popular choice for international students.
UT is known for its high-quality education and its focus on research. The university has strong ties to industry, and many of its programs include internships or other practical work experience opportunities. UT also offers a variety of student support services, including English language support, housing assistance, and career counseling.
Tuition range in Euros for international students at the University of Tartu (UT):
The tuition range for international students at the University of Tartu (UT) is as follows:
Bachelor’s degree programs: €6,000-€9,000 per year
Master’s degree programs: €7,000-€10,000 per year
Please note that these are just estimates, and the actual tuition fees may vary slightly. For more information, please visit the UT website or contact the UT Admissions Office.
AISEC, an international student organization, is active in Tartu. In addition, international students attend an orientation at the beginning of the school year which involves being assigned a local student ("tutor") to help with acclimatization. There are several student associations to join that center around academics, arts, socialization, and sports. There are also student events held each semester including an international food fest, movie evening, sledding, and sauna days.
The University of Tartu Sports Club offers an abundance of fitness facilities and sports at a discounted student rate.
Housing is not guaranteed but the university helps international students find accommodation through Tartu Student Village. Rooms are primarily doubled with 2-3 rooms sharing a kitchen and bathroom and cost around 120 euros per month. Students can also rent apartments in town, which tend to cost from 160-450 euros per month.