|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Master of Arts in Law (International Law and Human Rights))|
|Tuition fee||€2,420.00 per year|
|Application fee||€50.00 one-time
Further information: www.ut.ee/en/application-fee
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of education (180 ECTS), including at least 60 ECTS of law courses.
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.
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!
Please note that the documents are expected to be mailed to the University only by those receiving the admission offer (unless instructed otherwise by the admissions staff).
Address for sending the application documents:
All applicants must comply with the English language requirements. The only acceptable English tests and exempt categories are specified at www.ut.ee/requirements
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Estonian applicants should apply from February 1 until March 15 via SAIS.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please check the country-specific information to find out if there are additional requirements you need to meet: www.ut.ee/en/country-specific-requirements.
If admitted, you will most likely need to apply for visa/residence permit. Please find more information about the application process: www.ut.ee/en/welcome/non-eu-citizens-residence-permits-and-visas.
International Law and Human Rights is a 2-year master’s programme providing comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects and practice in the field of international law and human rights.
Studies take place in Tallinn, Estonia.
Graduates have a competitive advantage in applying to and are well-prepared to work for international organisations as well as public and private sector. As international law and human rights are global, the graduates are prepared to start their career potentially anywhere in the world. The increasing globalisation, the importance of international legal regulations, and the role and proliferation of international organisations provide new opportunities for people with the specialised knowledge and skills in international law and human rights.