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Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia, Tallinn
School of Business and Governance Estonia, Akadeemia tee 3, Tallinn 12618
Tuition fee

Full tuition fee waivers available

Application fee €100.00 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!

Course code 84368
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This programme offers the chance of studying modern techniques in legal interpretation and implementation, and to gain an understanding of the interrelations between different legal systems. It provides knowledge in international and European Union law, private and public law, and in international relations along with study and research in detail of newer areas, such as law and technology. Tallinn Law School (TLS) faculty members come from Estonia, Sweden, Finland, UK, Czech Republic, India, USA, including highly qualified legal academics and well-respected legal practitioners from international law firms (Tark, Grunte and Sutkiene, Glimstedt, MAQS, etc.), public officials, public prosecutors, trial lawyers and judges.


  • Specialisations in: 1) European Union and international law 2) Estonian private and public law 3) International Relations
  • Student exchange with top European universities (such as Maastricht University, Turku University, etc), and international summer schools
  • Participation in international moot court competitions, research projects, and various networks (such as the European Law Faculties Association, the International Association of Law Schools, etc)
  • Students have access to the best legal online library in the region and the programme uses a lot of virtual studies to complement lectures and seminars

Programme structure

The 3 year (180 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

Specialisation: European Union and International Law

General Studies (21 ECTS)
Legal Theory and Methods (21 ECTS)
Public, Private and EU Law (36 ECTS)
EU and International Law (30 ECTS)
Practical Law (6 ECTS)
Specific Courses of EU and Internationl Law (21 ECTS)
Optional Courses (27 ECTS)
Free Choice Courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (12 ECTS)

Specialisation: Estonian Public and Private Law (in Estonian)

General Studies (21 ECTS)
Public and Private Law (42 ECTS)
EU and International Law (24 ECTS)
Legal Theory and Methods (21 ECTS)
Practical Law (6 ECTS)
Estonian Public and Private Law (21 ECTS)
Optional Courses (27 ECTS)
Free Choice Courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (12 ECTS)

Career opportunities

The programme offers a great basis for starting a career in international organisations, law firms, and the public sector. After graduation, it is recommended that students continue their studies at the Master’s level if they are interested in a career as a lawyer. Many past graduates are now working in Brussels for EU-related organisations.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application start
Jan 1, 2019
Application deadline
May 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States