1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia offers number of scholarships to Georgian candidates applying for English taught Master’s programmes. The scholarship covers two years tuition fee and additional stipend of 400 EUR per month. Please, see more details here.
UT welcomes all Georgian students to apply. The University follows Bologna process in the organization of its teaching and Bachelor-Master (3+2) system of study modules. The length of doctoral studies is 4 years.
Each study programme has its own requirements, but in general the application process is like this:
1. Online application (link available on the university’s official website)
2. All Georgian applicants should print and sign the application and send together with other required documents before April 16 (deadline) by regular mail to the address: International Student Service, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18, Tartu 50090, ESTONIA. All required documents (if they are not issued in English) should be translated into English language and officially notarized.
All candidates from Georgia (except Medicine and PhD) must provide a proof of English language proficiency. The minimum required scores are: TOEFL - 69/70 internet based, 196 computer based, 525 paper based; IELTS - 5.5. If you are a student graduating in spring/summer, you can still apply with your latest results.
Application deadline - 16th of April.
Academic year starts on the 1st of September each year.
Field of study: IT, enterprise software, real-time and embedded software
Location & duration: Tartu and/or Tallinn, Estonia & 2 years
Qualification: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related field; applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Business or Economics are eligible if they have completed at least 24 ECTS of courses in Information Technology, including courses in Programming, Database Technology and Software Engineering; motivation letter; English language proficiency
Tuition fee: 3200 EUR/year (wide opportunity of tuition-waiving scholarships and monthly stipends)
Field of study: finance, statistics, insurance mathematics
Location & duration: Tartu, Estonia & 1 year
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (240 ECTS) in the areas of Natural and Exact Sciences, or Economics; eligible applicants must have completed the following in their prior learning period: a) Mathematics, including Calculus, Measure-Theoretic Probability, Statistics (at least 30 ECTS), b) Economics, including Corporate Finance, Investments and Derivatives, Microeconomics (at least 15 ECTS), c) Computer Science (at least 9 ECTS); English language proficiency.
Tuition fee: 3200 EUR/year (tuition-waiving scholarships and monthly stipends available)
Field of study: chemistry, measurement science, metrology, chemical analysis
Location & duration: Tartu, Estonia & 2 years
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in the field of Exact or Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering or Medicine; applicants must have completed 18 ECTS in Physics or Chemistry in prior learning periods; motivation letter, English language proficiency.
Tuition fee: 4600 EUR/year (tuition-waiving scholarships and monthly stipends available)
University of Tartu was founded in 1632 which means that UT is one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe. Early records about Georgian students studying in Tartu go back to the beginning of XX century.
The university includes 9 faculties and 4 colleges. Currently, there are more than 18 000 students studying at UT, including more than 700 international students. The university has 66 partner universities in 24 countries including Georgia. The map of partner schools can be viewed here. Many Georgian students studying at the UT have used an opportunity to visit another country for an exchange semester. These short-term studies are based on the bilateral partnership agreements of UT with different schools around the world and international exchange programmes (e.g. Erasmus) . Please, see more about how to become an exchange student of UT in another country here.
UT is located in Tartu, the second biggest town in Estonia, which is a member state of EU, Schengen Treaty and Eurozone. Tartu has a population of 100 000, and a fifth of its residents are students. When coupled together with high school students and children, at least 30% of the town’s population is comprised of young people. Tartu is located in Southern Estonia: it takes 2.5 hours by bus to get to the capital Tallinn and 45 minutes to fly to the capital of Finland, Helsinki.
Student life is bustling in Tartu. Each academic year starts with freshman days and one can find a social activity, whether fun or edifying, every day. These activities include international food fests, sledging, sauna days, guest lectures etc. The highlights of each semester are the Spring and Autumn Student Days, 2 weeks filled with dozens of entertaining and educating events only for students. UT has numerous students clubs and associations, ranging from professional organizations to informal groups based on common hobbies. International students are actively involved in the social and entertaining events organized by Erasmus Student Network: movie nights, boat trips, national evenings, concerts, trips around Estonia, sports events, etc. Students are encouraged to create football, basketball or volleyball teams and participate in the championships. Others find an opportunity to form music bands and perform at youth concerts.