Schools & Universities in Estonia

Best Schools & Universities in Estonia 2017/2018

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Estonian Entrepreneurship University Of Applied Sciences (EUAS)

Estonia Tallinn August 2018

About EUAS Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences (EUAS), founded in 1992, is the largest private university in Estonia. Our 1,600 students make us the market leader, yet allow us to be focused and close to our students – as we like it. We take pride in our hands-on curricula where learning is done by doing; our network of partners from the business world, both agile startups and established industry leaders; and our lean organisation geared towards m… [+] aking the study experience as smooth as possible. EUAS has an alumni-network with over 5000 graduates. We offer insight into tomorrow's trends in entrepreneurship through a solid network of visiting lecturers and mentors from the business world. EUAS' curricula are focused on entrepreneurial creativity and applicable business skills. EUAS is located in Tallinn, Estonia, in the heart of Ülemiste City, the innovation campus dubbed 'the Silicon Valley of the North’. Benefits for students in choosing EUAS High quality European education at an affordable price One of the very few European universities offering degree programs in Russian Located in Tallinn, often counted among the top quality of life cities in the world Excellent social life in Tallinn for both English- and Russian-speakers Great startup and business opportunities in Ülemiste City and beyond A global family of students from Europe, Asia, Africa and America [-]

Estonian Academy of Arts

Master Estonia Tallinn August 2018

The Estonian Academy of Arts, founded in 1914, is the only public university in Estonia offering higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art culture, cultural heritage and conservation. Located in the capital city, Tallinn, it is an active study and research institution and the leading national centre of innovation in visual culture. Nearly 1,100 students are currently enrolled at the Estonian Academy of Arts and are taught by 89 professors,… [+] associate professors, teachers and lecturers from Estonia and abroad. Studies take place in small groups of carefully selected students, and the Estonian Academy of Arts prides itself on the low student-to-professor ratio. EAA offers five Master’s programmes taught in English: Design & Crafts, Animation, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture, and Urban Studies. (Within Design & Crafts, students choose a specialisation: ceramics, glass art and design, jewellery and blacksmithing, textile design, leather art and design or fashion design.) In addition, there is a Master’s programme in Design & Engineering offered jointly with Tallinn University of Technology, as well as a Master’s programme in Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies offered jointly with Tallinn University. All Master’s programmes are two years (120 ECTS). We also offer a Bachelor’s programme in Media Graphics, taught in Russian. In addition, we offer two doctoral tracks: Architecture and Urban Planning and Art and Design. EAA encourages innovation and experimentation, and students are able to take modules and workshops outside of their specialisations. Have an idea? Try it! You’ll find there’s refreshing lack of red tape here. Those who study at EAA soon discover a wide spectrum of possibilities. We invite you to join us! HISTORY Since the beginning of the 20th century, the Estonian Academy of Arts has been an important centre of Estonian art education. The Estonian Art Society founded the Tallinn Applied Art School in 1914, which offered general education and professional training in art and crafts. Upon drafting the curricula, the St. Petersburg art school Stieglitz — which concentrated on teaching technical and practical skills — was used as a model. In 1924 the school became the State Applied Art School, providing education in all the traditional disciplines of applied arts, and visual arts disciplines were added to its programme in the 1930s. In 1932 the school moved to a new multi-stage school type, and it became possible to apply for a diploma of a specialist or applied artist. The school was renamed the State Industrial Art School in 1938. In 1944 the school was renamed Tallinn State Applied Art Institute of the ESSR. As a result of the centralisation of art education system in 1951, all studies were transferred from Tartu to Tallinn, architectural studies were added, and the name was changed to the State Art Institute of the Estonian SSR (SAIE, Estonian abbreviation ERKI). In 1989, ERKI was renamed Tallinn Art University, and since 1995 its name has been the Estonian Academy of Arts. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS The aim of the Academy is to be in the midst of life happening. That is why attention is paid to society and the professional world in broad terms. EAA has close ties and cooperation agreements with more than 100 international universities and many international networks, through which student and faculty exchanges can be negotiated and apprenticeship opportunities can be expanded. EAA is a member of CUMULUS (International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media); EAAE (European Association for Architectural Education); ELIA (The European League of Institutes of the Arts), and through NORDPLUS is a member of many professional networks. Since 1999, EAA has been a member of The European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme for Higher Education, Erasmus, under which more than 100 bilateral exchange agreements have been signed. In addition to the Erasmus programme, the Estonian Academy of Arts has entered into student and faculty exchange and cooperation contracts with ten internationally recognised art universities outside of the European Union. Regular and intense contacts are maintained with the world outside academia through exhibitions and publishing work, through organising many events, and in cooperation with businesses and public institutions. Foreign relations, faculty and student exchanges, advice on foreign apprenticeship opportunities, and grant information are coordinated by the International Relations Office. COLLABORATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP EAA collaborates with universities, cultural institutions, artistic associations, local government bodies, and businesses in Estonia and abroad. The Estonian Academy of Arts cooperates with many Estonian and international businesses in the field of science and development. The partners vary depending on the area of specialisation, and the Academy is able to offer a range of services from research and analysis to creating prototypes. The Department of Development is the link between education and business. The services and solutions supporting EAA’s main activities are worked out, giving legal and entrepreneurial advice to staff and businesses for carrying out collaborative projects with the Academy’s departments. The Department of Development interacts actively with businesses in Estonia and abroad and carries out joint projects. Many students complete design tasks for Estonian companies in the public and private sectors and take part in international and local competitions during their studies. The Department of Development organises training in the fields of entrepreneurship, intellectual property rights, career planning, international apprenticeship, and project management. Students are advised in making business plans, and there are numerous resources available to EAA’s spin-off businesses (companies founded by students during their studies). The department coordinates interdepartmental development projects and, if necessary, carries out science and development projects. The Department of Development manages EAA’s local and international co-sponsored or joint projects. [-]

Estonian Business School (EBS)

MA Estonia Tallinn August 2018

Established in 1988, EBS is the oldest privately owned business university located in the heart of Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland. EBS teaches entrepreneurship and business administration in a practical manner at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels. International Outlook An increasing number of studies at EBS are conducted in English, offering an opportunity to build an international network of contacts. With more than 1500 students and international fac… [+] ulty the EBS mission is to provide enterprising people with academic knowledge, practical skills and ethical values, which can be successfully implemented in international careers. EBS has an international outlook, which means the school enjoys a growing reputation as a provider of excellent, practice-based and academically rigorous education to students from all parts of the world. The EBS Student Council and its International Club organise various programmes for international students both inside and outside the classroom, which make their stay especially memorable. EBS has over 70 partner universities in Europe, America, Australia, and Asia, enabling extensive exchange of students and lecturers. Over 30% of EBS’s student body are international students. In 2011 EBS opened a campus in Helsinki. EBS has over 4500 alumni who according to a study by Statistics Estonia earn higher monthly income than the graduates of other Estonian universities. In 2016 EBS English-language Bachelor’s level International Business Administration study programme became the first in Estonia to receive EPAS accreditation, which is among the highest level recognition business schools can receive. History When EBS was founded in 1988, it was the first institution in Estonia to introduce diploma business education. Since business administration did not exist in soviet universities, there was no teaching tradition, no faculty and no textbooks: a difficult starting position. Besides university, Estonian Business School Group has established EBS High School in 1997 and Executive Training Centre in 1993. To give the students an international experience, EBS signed a Double diploma agreement with Lancaster University Management School in 2007. In 2010 EBS got licensed for unlimited term to run study programmes on bachelor, master and doctoral level in the field of business administration, which made us the only private university in Estonia. A year later, 2011, EBS opened a campus in Helsinki, Finland. In 2016 EBS English-language Bachelor’s level International Business Administration study programme became the first in Estonia to receive EPAS accreditation, which is among the highest level recognition business programmes can receive. EPAS accreditation is awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Why study at EBS? Highly ranked and accredited study programmes - EBS is the first in Estonia to receive EPAS accreditation and has been awarded by Eduniversal amongst the world’s top 300 best business schools. All EBS Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programmes have been accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Estonia. EBS develops the know-how and skills in our students that are necessary and relevant for the society in a long term perspective. With global partners, EBS provides competitive advantages to all stakeholders both, on personal and professional level. Alumni profile EBS is proud of and respects all of its alumni. There are photos of all alumni on the walls of the school, not only of those who have gained public recognition. It is impossible to cut in stone “artists of life”, entrepreneurs or academicians, because every person has their invaluable contribution to the society to make. The Rector of EBS, Prof Arno Almann says that the students and alumni of a business school are more rational and goal-oriented people who value the prospect of future opportunities that education would equip them with. „According to recent research, the EBS alumni have been one of the most successful university graduates in Estonia. Quarter of the respondents have received a better job offer due to the received education. The success of its alumni has been the best recognition to the business school,“ assured Prof Arno Almann. In addition to education, the EBS alumni also value the contacts they have received and the internationalization of the university. [-]

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Master Estonia Tartu August 2018

The mission of the Estonian University of Life Sciences is to guarantee sustainable use of natural resources and enhance rural development. Universities, just like people, differ from each other. The «character» of the University is, first and foremost, expressed in its responsibility to society — in its mission. Estonian University of Life Sciences is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of … [+] natural resources necessary for the existence of Man as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat. In response to the needs of society, the Estonian University of Life Sciences has become more update, elaborated on the existing curricula and opened new specialities. Increased competition for admission vacancies reflects the popularity of these specialities. The Estonian University of Life Sciences is the centre of research and development in such fields as agriculture, forestry, animal science, veterinary science, rural life and economy, food science and environmentally friendly technologies. Our University makes a sincere effort to transform itself from a traditional purely agricultural university into an open-minded European University of Life Sciences. The Estonian University of Life Sciences aims to guarantee its students a broad, research-based education. [-]

University of Tartu

Master MSc MA Estonia Tartu August 2018

The University of Tartu (UT) is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training. It is the only university in the Baltics ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s best universities (QS World University Rankings 2017-18). Founded in 1632, UT is the only classical university in Estonia. There are more than 13 000 students studying at UT (incl. 1300 international students (2016)) and UT has 3800 employees (incl. 1800 academic employees (190 professors)). To support and develop the… [+] professional competence of its students and academic staff, the university has 80 partner universities in 31 countries. UT includes 4 faculties and 4 colleges. Most of UT is located in Tartu, the second biggest city in Estonia; however its colleges are located in Pärnu, Viljandi and Narva. Tartu has a population of 100 000, and a fifth of its residents are students. Tartu is a lively student city. Each academic year starts with freshman days and the highlights of each semester are the Spring and Autumn Student Days, a week-long festival of events especially for students. UT has numerous students clubs and associations, ranging from professional organizations to informal groups. For international students ESN Tartu is the main organization that focuses its attention on international students’ well-being. UT’s world-class research is the foundation for its high-quality education. More PhD degrees are defended at UT than in all other Estonian universities: 120 PhD degrees were defended only at UT in 2016 (239 at other Estonian universities). UT belongs to the TOP 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and research institutions in the fields of Clinical Medicine, Chemistry, Environment and Ecology, Geoscience, Plant and Animal Science, Geosciences, Social Sciences (general), Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience and Behaviour, Psychiatry and Psychology (ISI Web of Science 2017). A total of 42 UT scientists belong to the TOP 1% of the most quoted scientists in the world (ISI Web of Science 2017), including the programme manager of MSc in Software Engineering Professor Marlon Dumas. UT offers a wide selection of programmes and unique disciplines for students. UT also participates in several Erasmus Mundus and other joint Master's programmes delivered in cooperation with the world's leading universities. UT follows the Bologna process in the organization of its teaching and Bachelor-Master (3+2) system of study modules. The length of PhD studies is 4 years. Academic year starts in the beginning st of September each year. [-]

Estonian Information Technology College

Master Estonia Tallinn August 2018

The Estonian IT College The Estonian Information Technology College is the leading IT institution of applied higher education in Estonia. What makes the IT College special is its academic staff that are all professionals in the field – a third of all of the lecturers come from IT firms and company or state IT departments. The strengths of Estonian IT College are based on years of educational and development work using our network of highly educated and experienced s… [+] pecialists of Estonian ICT industry, third sector and academic world. To provide well balanced knowledge based teaching and practice oriented training, IT College works very closely together with both founder universities as well as with ICT industry in Estonia. Good neighbors of Estonian IT College are Tallinn University of Technology and Tallinn Technology Park Tehnopol. The education in IT College is enriched through international cooperation and networking with more than twenty higher educational partners in different European countries. Mission The College`s mission is to offer the best applied IT education in the region, bringing together high-tech know-how and the practical needs of the information society, while being the axis of its development. Estonian IT College is a private non-profit higher educational institution (UAS – University of Applied Sciences), established in 2000 and owned by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation (EITF). Founders of EITF demonstrate unique public-private partnership in country – they are: state, represented by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, two largest Estonian universities – Tallinn University of Technology and Tartu University, and private sector, represented by Estonian Telecom and Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications. Foundation and collaboration The owner of the IT College, the Estonian Information Technology Foundation, was established by the Republic of Estonia (represented by the Ministry of Education and Research), the University of Tartu, the Tallinn University of Technology, AS Eesti Telekom, and the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications. The major sponsors of the College are SPSS, Sybase, Swedbank, the Swedish Business Development Agency NUTEK, Oracle and Microsoft, but also TeliaSonera. The College receives significant contributions from Hewlett-Packard, Elion, Cisco Systems and EMT. The co-operation with Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Oracle involves the international certification programmes Cisco Network Academy (CCNP and CCNA), Microsoft IT Academy and MSDN AA and Oracle Academic Initiative. The Estonian Information Technology Foundation (EITF) aims are to assist in preparation of the highly qualified IT specialists and to support information and communication technology-related development in Estonia. For these purposes the Foundation established and manages the Estonian IT College and adminsters the National Support Program for ICT in Higher Education “Tiger University.” [-]


Master Estonia Tallinn August 2018

EUROACADEMY invites you to implement your abilities by affording professional higher education and Master's level within the curricula conforming to the 3 + 2 system of studies accepted in Europe. Established in 1997 as a private higher educational establishment (its founder being NGO MTÜ Eesti Euroinfo Ühing), the Academy´s successful development can be traced in the number of students as well as in our graduates´ growing urge to pursue education at MA level within our… [+] Academy. By now, EuroAcademy has over 2050 graduates. We provide instruction at five Faculties: the Faculty of International Relations, the Faculty of Translation, the Faculty of Business Management, the Faculty of Environmental Protection, and the Faculty of Design, in three languages: English, Estonian, Russian. Spacious study rooms, a specialized library, three computer classes, a research laboratory, and an arts studio. For academic purposes, up-to-date information technologies are used, and e-learning facilities are introduced. We provide a modern dormitory with comfortable apartments at an accessible price. EuroAcademy conducts traditional events, such as student research conferences, exhibitions of works and fashion shows by students of the Faculty of Design arranged in Estonia and abroad. We also participate in the Erasmus and DoRa Programmes of the European Commission promoting students and lecturers exchange, takes part in the co-operation between states of the Baltic Sea Region regarding sustainable development, publishes scholarly contributions by staff and students as well as The Baltic Horizons, a journal known in many countries. [-]

Estonian Aviation Academy

Estonia Ülenurme August 2018

Estonian Aviation Academy was founded in 1993 with the aim of training aviation specialists, developing national aviation culture and promoting aviation science and research in international cooperation. Since 1996 state funded students have been trained at higher educational level. At our Academy it is possible to study according to nationally and internationally fully accredited curricula. The compliance of the study process with aviation requirements recognized… [+] and accepted by international aviation community is guaranteed by certificates issued by the Estonian Civil Aviation Administration. We admit students on the basis of secondary education. The duration of studies is four years and studies are free. The curricula have been divided into modules in order to make the study process more flexible and to enable to change its sequence on special occasions. As basic engineering training is carried out in cooperation with Estonian universities and specialty training takes place in cooperation with aviation institutions, we guarantee the best training available on the market. Practical training is organized in aviation enterprises both in Estonia and abroad. As we at the Academy believe that life-long learning is the key to success, we provide the possibility of continuing the studies at Master´s level as well as professional development courses to people engaged in aviation. At present it can be said that Estonian Aviation Academy is the best equipped aviation education institution in the Baltic countries. We take pride in our contemporary laboratories and the quickly developing simulator complex. Our students are in close contact with their would-be employers from the very beginning of their studies. The curricula have been developed in cooperation with different Estonian aviation institutions, whose representatives also have a say in the Academy Board of Councillors. The principle we have always followed is “Quality first!” Therefore great emphasis has been laid on developing the quality system, striving to offer our students the best education in the best learning environment possible. [-]

Tallinn University of Technology

MA Estonia Tallinn August 2018

Датой основания ТТУ считается 17 сентября 1918 года, когда началась учебная работа на Технических Спецкурсах в эстоноязычной инженерной школе, учрежденной Обществом Техники Эстонии. Изучать можно было машиностроение, электротехнику, кораблестроение, гидротехнику, строительство и архитектуру. Через год добавились отделения мелиорации, землемерия и технической химии. Сейчас в ТТУ можно учиться на 8 факультетах и в 4 колледжах. Технический университет – флагман инженерного и технич… [+] еского образования Эстонии с примерно 13 000 студентов и 2000 сотрудников (в том числе 1200 преподавателей и ученых).