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Tallinn University Estonia, Tallinn

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Location Estonia, Tallinn
Type Undergraduate, full-time
Begins The end of August
Nominal duration 3 years
Study language English
Awards BA
Tuition fee €2,000.00 per semester
Application fee €80.00 one-time
Entry qualification

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 (Lukion Päättötodistus and Ylioppilastutkintotodistus) are accepted in the original language (Finnish).

It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!

Academic Affairs Office
Tallinn University
Narva mnt 25
Tallinn 10120

Language requirements

Accepted proof of proficiency: IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL IBT 70+ or TOEFL paper based test 525+

More information about language proficiency requirements is available at

Language test can also be carried out at Tallinn University for EU/EEA citizens.

Students coming from Finland don’t have to prove their language proficiency if they have at least “cum laude approbatur” in their matriculation certificate.

Other requirements

A relevant portfolio is required.

Creative portfolio (if available, submitted with admission documents) containing examples of creative works, including photographs, short films/videos, essays, scripts, poems, etc. Portfolio can be uploaded to this system or sent by post along with copies of educational documents.

Entrance exam is a part of admissions procedure. It consists of:
1. Written assignments
2. Creative assignments (personal photo camera needed)
3. Interview with admission committee

CV to be sent:

Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:

Please also see the country specific requirements:

Country specific requirements may not apply to all countries, please see if Your country is on the list.

More information

Application deadline:
1 Jun 2016 23:59 (GMT)


This program is designed for all active, creative and skilled young people who are interested in media and who possess suitable artistic, social and cultural orientations to study at our student-friendly international school.

The Baltic Film and Media School offers an international education with a variety of curricular options leading to careers or graduate studies in the dynamic world of television, broadcast journalism, new media, advertising and public relations. The curriculum offers both vocational and theoretical courses and thus prepares students for work in today’s highly competitive and demanding media environment. The school’s well-equipped film and television studio on the one hand, and the international experience of our Estonian and foreign professors on the other, are important and valuable aspects of your studies at the Baltic Film and Media School.

Career opportunities

The curriculum in English prepares graduates to work in television and the audiovisual media industry (as producers, journalists, directors, editors, cameramen) and/or in the public relations field both at home and abroad in an English-speaking environment. Graduates can also continue their studies at MA level.

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