|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Awards||BA (Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences)|
Full tuition fee waivers available
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable!
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Finnish secondary education diplomas are accepted in the original language.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail, according to the instructions given by the institution. Important! Never send original documents by post!
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This is for general information purposes only, for details please visit www.ttu.ee/studying/tut_admission/english-language-requirements/.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Students who require a visa for entry to Estonia will have to apply separately for a Temporary Residence Permit at their local Estonian Embassy. Please find information about the terms of the Temporary Residence Permit for study in Estonia at the web page: ttu.ee/temporary-residence-permit/
This programme offers 3 specializations to choose between:
1) European Union and international law.
2) Estonian private and public law.
3) International Relations.
Law specializations offer 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, and in private and public law, along with study and research in detail of newer areas, such as law and technology. Tallinn Law School 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.
International Relations (separate major within law programme)
The programme is directed at those with an interest in foreign relations, international affairs and law. The programme is designed according to the needs of changing nature of international relations, taking into account the suggestions of different stakeholders from public and private sector. Therefore, the programme has a strong interdisciplinary approach, combining relevant fields of studies in international relations and law, with the aim to prepare modern experts.
- Specialisations in: 1) European Union and international law 2) Estonian private and public law.
- 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).
- Develops in-depth policy analysis.
- The faculty professors come from a large variety of different regions of the world, e.g. USA, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, New Zealand, Japan, China and Ukraine.
- Staff does not only include theoreticians, but also practitioners, who have extensive experience in diplomacy, policy making, corporate business and many other fields, and who are frequent presenters and participants in international forums and conferences
- Substantial knowledge in legal studies.
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.
- International Relations
Inderdisciplinary character of the programme, adding fundamental legal studies to the international relations, perfectly answers the challenges of the modern labour market in the field of international relations and political science. The programme graduates therefore are suitable candidates to be employed by the public sector as foreign affairs specialists, as well as by private companies as specialists and experts of foreign relations.