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Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)

Location TALLINN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY , Tallinn Estonia
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Ranking

# 701-750

QS World University Rankings
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4

Undergraduate programs
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16

Postgraduate programs
International

1500

International students

Established in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education and research, and an institution where higher education can be obtained at all levels in engineering, technological, natural, business and social sciences. TalTech is where the true synergy between different fields is created and new vibrant, and ground-breaking ideas are born.

At TalTech, we make real things and develop them on the spot from scratch. The featured projects cover a wide range: self-driving vehicles, TalTech 100 satellite, e-Pavement (road pavement that produces solar electricity), artificial intelligence to create personal routes for tourist, and much more! We offer an opportunity to study in a modern digital campus where many of the most recent technologies are tested and implemented on a daily basis. One of our recent initiatives — TalTechDigital — links digitalisation with education, making TalTech the most innovative campus in the country.

TalTech is surrounded by a stimulating and culturally diverse environment with students-friendly accommodation and sports facilities. TalTech campus is also home to Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, with more than 200 high-tech companies, including Skype. See the virtual tour of the campus: https://virtuaaltuur.taltech.ee/ 

With around 1700 international degree students from 100 different countries, TalTech is the most international university in Estonia. TalTech degrees are internationally recognised and its graduates gain access to international companies, organisations, top universities in Europe, North America and elsewhere. The modern campus is a self-contained hub in a picturesque urban area, just a 20 minute bus ride from the city centre.


TalTech's degrees are internationally recognized and highly regarded. According to various labour market researches, the majority of the successful professionals in Estonia are TalTech alumni. Our graduates hold a broad range of positions ranging from entrepreneurs, executives, top specialists and consultants to high government officials and politicians. Many have moved on to establish themselves as leaders in the rapidly developing field of international start-ups and digitization. TalTech puts special emphasis on designing its study programmes in accordance with the changing and developing needs of the Estonian as well as the global labour market.


FEES AND FUNDING

Tallinn University of Technology's tuition fees for English-taught programmes range from 2300-6000 EUR per academic year, depending on the programme.

European Union citizens are exempt from tuition fees, except in the School of Business and Governance.

Students from outside the European Union are required to pay tuition fees. However, all TalTech degree programmes offer limited tuition fee waivers, a non-monetary scholarship awarded to the best candidates for entire nominal study period based on their DreamApply application.

Please note, tuition fees apply for all students (EU and non-EU citizens) in the School of Business and Governance.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply a degree programme at Tallinn University of Technology, you need to submit an application online, uploading your diploma, transcripts, English proficiency test results, passport, statement of purpose and CV. 


More info: www.taltech.ee/admissions 

Established in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education and research, and an institution where higher education can be obtained at all levels in engineering, technological, natural, business and social sciences. TalTech is where the true synergy between different fields is created and new vibrant, and ground-breaking ideas are born.

At TalTech, we make real things and develop them on the spot from scratch. The featured projects cover a wide range: self-driving vehicles, TalTech 100 satellite, e-Pavement (road pavement that produces solar electricity), artificial intelligence to create personal routes for tourist, and much more! We offer an opportunity to study in a modern digital campus where many of the most recent technologies are tested and implemented on a daily basis. One of our recent initiatives — TalTechDigital — links digitalisation with education, making TalTech the most innovative campus in the country.

TalTech is surrounded by a stimulating and culturally diverse environment with students-friendly accommodation and sports facilities. TalTech campus is also home to Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, with more than 200 high-tech companies, including Skype. See the virtual tour of the campus: https://virtuaaltuur.taltech.ee/ 

With around 1700 international degree students from 100 different countries, TalTech is the most international university in Estonia. TalTech degrees are internationally recognised and its graduates gain access to international companies, organisations, top universities in Europe, North America and elsewhere. The modern campus is a self-contained hub in a picturesque urban area, just a 20 minute bus ride from the city centre.


TalTech's degrees are internationally recognized and highly regarded. According to various labour market researches, the majority of the successful professionals in Estonia are TalTech alumni. Our graduates hold a broad range of positions ranging from entrepreneurs, executives, top specialists and consultants to high government officials and politicians. Many have moved on to establish themselves as leaders in the rapidly developing field of international start-ups and digitization. TalTech puts special emphasis on designing its study programmes in accordance with the changing and developing needs of the Estonian as well as the global labour market.


FEES AND FUNDING

Tallinn University of Technology's tuition fees for English-taught programmes range from 2300-6000 EUR per academic year, depending on the programme.

European Union citizens are exempt from tuition fees, except in the School of Business and Governance.

Students from outside the European Union are required to pay tuition fees. However, all TalTech degree programmes offer limited tuition fee waivers, a non-monetary scholarship awarded to the best candidates for entire nominal study period based on their DreamApply application.

Please note, tuition fees apply for all students (EU and non-EU citizens) in the School of Business and Governance.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply a degree programme at Tallinn University of Technology, you need to submit an application online, uploading your diploma, transcripts, English proficiency test results, passport, statement of purpose and CV. 


More info: www.taltech.ee/admissions 

University information

Explore your options and find the programme that suits you best. After that, just follow our step-by-step admissions procedure, which we carefully prepared for you at www.taltech.ee/apply  


With its scenic location in the greenest district of Tallinn – Mustamäe, - TalTech is the only campus-type university in the Baltic countries and one of the most compact university campuses in Europe. Check out our Virtual tour to see more!

In the main university building alone the following modern facilities are available for students:

•          500 different study places on the 4 floors of the building

•          180 computer terminals on every floor

•          free access to Wireless Internet in the whole building

•          computer lab with 22 computers

•          training classroom for IL courses

•          26 individual study rooms

•          6 group study rooms (8 persons each)

•          self-service printing, coping and scanning machines on each floor


Library Services:  The new building of the Tallinn University of Technology Library was festively opened on 11th November 2009. And so TalTech’s library is now innovative and user-friendly environment for studies, research, communication and relaxation. The library offers 300,000 volumes on open access shelves and 530,000 volumes in storage capacity.

Housing Services: Student Campus has 2300 accommodation places. Most of our buildings are located near Tallinn University of Technology and one near city centre, in Kristiine district. All houses have different room and apartment types; there are also amenities for washing laundry and parking your car or bicycle. Monthly price range is between 97-282 EUR per month.

It is important to apply for a Student Campus accommodation as soon as possible. Should there be not sufficient places on the Student Campus students have the option to look for private housing off the campus.

Restaurants, cafés and coffee bars: Our campus offers many options for snacks and meals - from cafés and coffee bars to restaurants and canteens. 

Total students

8,739

UG students

62%

PG students

38%

International students

1,500

UG students

38%

PG students

62%

Total faculty staff

838

Domestic staff

84%

Int'l staff

16%

Student life

There is always something exciting happening at TalTech– scientific discoveries and experiments, new technologies and products, lectures and conferences, etc. Campus is the scene of many communal activities, with a large number of student, cultural and sports events.

Student services:

Various services are available for students including general and programme specific student counselling regarding various issues, career counselling services, exchange studies information, psychological counselling.

TalTech is a part of the ESN Network, an international student organization set up to help exchange students.

TalTech has its own Student Union (SU), an organisation that represents students and student organisations at the university and the Student Body generally outside of the university.

Take part in one of the TalTech's student clubs to make the most out of your university experience:

  •  ESTIEM LG Tallinn
  • GreenTech Club 
  • AIESEC
  • WiT - Women in Tech
  • The Association of African Students
  • AEGEE-Tallinn
  • BEST-Estonia
  • Debate Society
  • TalTech Cinema Club
  • TalTech Adventure Cycling Club
  • Tennis Court Fellowship
  • T-Teater
  • Skeemipesa
  • TalTech Culture Club
  • TalTech Photo Club
  • TalTech Film Club
  • Rally Club
  • TalTech Marketing Club
  • Mining Group
  • TalTech Software Development Club lapikud
  • TalTech Robotics Club
  • Formula Student Team Tallinn
  • Õigus Law Student Association



All our Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes prepare specialists that are highly in demand on a job market. Their curricula are built in such a way that practical and theoretical knowledge accomplish each other and allow for a smooth transition to the work environment. Some specializations are tightly connected to the industry and large tech companies, often giving students an opportunity to undertake an internship with the possibility of further employment.

Studying in Estonia also means living in Europe's start-up spot and the epicenter of constantly developing e-society, with electronic ID-cards, e-government, e-health, e-school, e-parking. Therefore both during and after your studies, you can benefit from having access to companies working on cutting-edge technologies and modern digital solutions.

At Taltech  we offer free professional career counselling for students, prospective students and recent graduates. Apart from that, every semester we offer a number of career seminars preparing you to successfully entering career market.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #441-450
  • 2015
    #501-550
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #601-650
  • 2020
    #601-650
  • 2021
    #651-700
  • 2022
    #751-800
  • 2023
    #701-750

Ranking criteria

12.7
Academic Reputation
10.8
Employer Reputation
25.1
Faculty Student Ratio
9.4
Citations per Faculty
35.2
International Faculty Ratio
37.3
International Students Ratio
79.7
International Research Network
84.6
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Estonia’s Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) offers 4 undergraduate programmes taught fully in English:

  • International Business Administration
  • Law
  • Integrated Engineering
  • Cyber Security Engineering


The tuition fees for undergraduate programmes are around €3100-6000 per academic year. Limited tuition fee waivers are available to best candidates. To apply, check the entry requirements and submit your application online.

More info: www.taltech.ee/programmes 

Estonia’s Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) offers 16 postgraduate programmes taught fully in English:

  • International Business Administration (MA)
  • Entrepreneurial Management (MBA)
  • Law
  • Technology Governance and Digital Transformation
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer and System Engineering
  • e-Governance Technologies and Services
  • Communicative Electronics
  • Health Care Technology
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Design and Technology Futures
  • Mechatronics
  • Technology of Wood, Plastics, and Textiles
  • Materials and Processes of Sustainable Energetics
  • Applied Physics


The tuition fees for postgraduate programmes are around €2300 - €6000 per academic year. Limited tuition fee waivers are available to best candidates.

To apply, check the entry requirements and submit your application online.

More info: www.taltech.ee/programmes 

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