For a long period of time, the people of Estonia have been ruled by countries like Denmark, Russia, Germany and Sweden but regained their independence on August 20 1991. This has seen the country undergo economic and social transformation which has seen it become one of the fastest growing economies in the world with the aid of modern technology.
Several universities in Estonia have different tuition fees depending on the level of study and specialization. Normally tuition fees cost between 1023 to 7350 Euros per year. Graduate and postgraduate courses may cost more depending on the course and university chosen by students.
Some courses and programs such as law, medicine, business administration and social sciences are more expensive. Also some higher education institutions may charge different tuition fees for students from the European Union and students from outside the European Union.
Students involved in exchange programs are exempted from tuition fees and are entitled to a small grant if stated in the agreement.
It is important to note that tuition fees may change so it is important to contact the institution you plan to study to get up to date information concerning the tuition fees charged.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
Candidates should have completed their secondary education or its equivalent
Applicants should be eligible for higher education in their home country
In some instances, more qualifying exams may be needed for admission to higher education institutions in Estonia
For students interested in enrolling for master studies, they should have completed their bachelor degree studies
For students interested in enrolling for doctoral studies, they should have completed their masters degree studies
The government of Estonia offers several scholarships to university students, researchers, or lecturers to study and do research at public universities and institutions in Estonia.
Scholarships in Estonia are mostly meant for masters degree and doctoral degree but in some cases scholarships are given for bachelor degrees
Doctoral Studies and InternationalisationProgramme “DoRa” activities are meant for masters students, doctoral students and members of teaching staff who are already studying or working at higher education institutions in Estonia or intend to do so.
List of Universities in Estonia
- Audentes University
- Audentes University, Tartu Branch
- Concordia International University Estonia
- Estonian Academy of Arts
- Estonian Academy of Music
- Estonian Agricultural University
- Estonian Business School
- Estonian Public Service Academy
- International University Estonia
- Tallinn Institute of Technology
- Tallinn Technical University
- Tallinn University
- Tartu Medical School
- University Nord
- University of Tartu