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Tallinn University

Location

Main Campus, Tallinn Estonia

Ranking

# 1001-1200QS World University Rankings

About Tallinn University

Tallinn University is a modern and dynamic research university in Estonia with a leading role in promoting an intelligent lifestyle through education, research, and a unique collaboration across disciplines. We view an intelligent lifestyle as making research-based decisions in order to improve society in general and the well-being of its citizens.

Research in Tallinn University is conducted in five focus fields, six institutes and one regional colleges. Our five interdisciplinary focus fields are educational innovation, digital and media culture, cultural competences, healthy and sustainable lifestyle and society and open governance.

What makes Tallinn University unique?

    We combine social sciences and humanities with technology and innovation and offer unique English-based degree programmes in Europe, such as Digital Learning Games, Crossmedia in Film and Television, Estonian Studies, and Social Entrepreneurship among others. Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School (BFM) at Tallinn University is the only higher-educational institution in Northern Europe teaching film, television and media studies in English and the most contemporary film school in the region. The only institution in Estonia that focuses on ‘soft’ information and communication technologies including social media applications, digital learning ecosystems, interaction design, workplace learning and other related fields.Tallinn University, with 100 years of experience in teacher training, is the central institution for teacher-education in Estonia. Our study programmes and research have a deep impact on the future of education. Our academic personnel are the best in their field and the designers of Estonian education. In addition to inspiring their students, they also do world-class research.One of Estonia’s biggest international summer and winter schools is organised by Tallinn University. Every year, around 400 participants from all over the world attend subject-specific courses. In addition, the programme also integrates internationally acclaimed academics, opinion leaders, and intellectuals from other universities.Tallinn University provides all students with experiences of interdisciplinary learning – every student participates in at least one interdisciplinary project in the course of his/her studies.Tallinn University is a green university. University has joined the Green Academic Footprint initiative of the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA GREEN) in order to participate in the process of making the principles of sustainable development part of everyday life.In the 2021 edition of QS World University rankings, Tallinn University has been ranked among the top 5% of the universities in the world and  in world top 300 in Education and Training, top 350 in Sociology.

Tallinn University has around 7000 students with 11% of international students from all around the world. Every 13th academic person is of foreign background. Active international cooperation, well-known guest lecturers and Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programmes in English help to create active multicultural university community.

About Tallinn University

Tallinn University is a modern and dynamic research university in Estonia with a leading role in promoting an intelligent lifestyle through education, research, and a unique collaboration across disciplines. We view an intelligent lifestyle as making research-based decisions in order to improve society in general and the well-being of its citizens.

Research in Tallinn University is conducted in five focus fields, six institutes and one regional colleges. Our five interdisciplinary focus fields are educational innovation, digital and media culture, cultural competences, healthy and sustainable lifestyle and society and open governance.

What makes Tallinn University unique?

    We combine social sciences and humanities with technology and innovation and offer unique English-based degree programmes in Europe, such as Digital Learning Games, Crossmedia in Film and Television, Estonian Studies, and Social Entrepreneurship among others. Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School (BFM) at Tallinn University is the only higher-educational institution in Northern Europe teaching film, television and media studies in English and the most contemporary film school in the region. The only institution in Estonia that focuses on ‘soft’ information and communication technologies including social media applications, digital learning ecosystems, interaction design, workplace learning and other related fields.Tallinn University, with 100 years of experience in teacher training, is the central institution for teacher-education in Estonia. Our study programmes and research have a deep impact on the future of education. Our academic personnel are the best in their field and the designers of Estonian education. In addition to inspiring their students, they also do world-class research.One of Estonia’s biggest international summer and winter schools is organised by Tallinn University. Every year, around 400 participants from all over the world attend subject-specific courses. In addition, the programme also integrates internationally acclaimed academics, opinion leaders, and intellectuals from other universities.Tallinn University provides all students with experiences of interdisciplinary learning – every student participates in at least one interdisciplinary project in the course of his/her studies.Tallinn University is a green university. University has joined the Green Academic Footprint initiative of the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA GREEN) in order to participate in the process of making the principles of sustainable development part of everyday life.In the 2021 edition of QS World University rankings, Tallinn University has been ranked among the top 5% of the universities in the world and  in world top 300 in Education and Training, top 350 in Sociology.

Tallinn University has around 7000 students with 11% of international students from all around the world. Every 13th academic person is of foreign background. Active international cooperation, well-known guest lecturers and Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programmes in English help to create active multicultural university community.

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Rankings & ratings

Tallinn University is one of the top public universities in Tallinn, Estonia. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #1001-1200
  • 2023
    #1001-1200
  • 2024
    #1001-1200
  • 2025
    #1001-1200

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