MSc in e-Governance Technologies and Services
Tallinn University of Technology
EUR 6,000 / per year **
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* non-EU citizens; 1 June - citizens of EU/EEA countries and Switzerland
** tuition fee non-EU / EU: free
Estonia’s e-government and the country’s other innovative e-solutions have grown into one of Europe’s success stories of the last decade. TalTech has taken a leap into the future of e-Governance education.
Largely focusing on IT solutions at the governmental level, its interoperability between different faculties in the University is giving fundamental background also in other aspects (law, public management and economics) of government. The programme is especially important due to the fact that it is unique in Estonia and in Europe and the demand for the specialist with a broad knowledge of e-governance is increasing tremendously.
The programme gives students a broad knowledge of developing a modern state, its transition to e-governance and paperless management. Studies include a wide overview of administrative and legal aspects of e-governance.
What you can expect from this Master's programme:
- Experienced lectures
- Access to world-class know-how
- Hands-on collaboration with practitioners in the field
Why this programme?
- The programme focuses on designing, developing and improving governmental systems and implementing e-government components on every state level.
- Specialisation in IT, innovation/services in public and private sectors or adoption and marketing of e-governance.
- User-oriented services offered by the government that is based on ICT.
- Offers experience in the field, practical research and project work already during studies.
- The curriculum is closely related to “e-state technologies laboratory” offering students a possibility to do research in e-governance field as well as take part in new development projects.
The curriculum will help to prepare managers and specialists responsible for the development of e-Governance, who are able to comprehend the business processes and the management of public administration; and are familiar with the information systems and software development.
Giving students a broad knowledge about the transition to e-governance, its management and development, helps graduates to work as a public sector high-level officials whilst leading eGov projects by having also a wider overview of administrative and legal aspects of e-governance.
Master’s degree holders have the opportunity to continue their studies in the PhD programme.