|Study location||Estonia, Tartu|
|Nominal duration||6 years|
|Tuition fee||€12,000 per year
There are tuiton fee based student places only.
NB! Applicants who are not citizens of EU/EEA/Switzerland must pre-pay half of the first semester’s tuition-fee after receiving an admission offer.
|Application fee||€100 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
1) Higher secondary education – for country-specific document requirements please see www.ut.ee/country-specific.
2) BMAT – The BioMedical Admissions Test
Applications are evaluated as follows:
- The BioMedical Admissions Test with minimum score of 3 for sections 1 and 2 (yields 70% of the final score)
NB! In order to be considered eligible for an entrance interview, the first 2 indicators (BMAT score and motivation letter score) must each give at least 51 points out of 100 as the maximum.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Separate English language test result is not required for applying for the Medicine programme since the compulsory BMAT (The BioMedical Admissions Test) test result also serves as proof of English language proficiency.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please upload the final version of the motivation letter before submitting the application. It can not be edited after the application is submitted.
Please write a brief motivation letter (in English, maximum of 4000 characters with spaces) based
In evaluation, the following criteria will be considered:
The purpose of the entrance interview is to find out the student candidate:
• motivation to study in the chosen field and ability to self-analyze;
The structure of the entrance interview:
1. Introduction of the interviewee and members of the committee (1-2 min);
• motivation to study in the chosen field and the ability to self-analyze (up to 50 points);
Development of the grade: Each member of the committee evaluates the candidate during the
6-year programme in Medicine is designed to teach students the core competencies required to become highly skilled doctors.
Why study Medicine?
•You will work with real patients in the largest provider of medical care in Estonia, Tartu University Hospital.
•The university belongs to the top 1% of the world’s most-cited universities and scientific institutions in Clinical Medicine (ESI 2021).
•You will learn the Estonian language to work in local hospitals.
•After graduation, you can work as a doctor, enter postgraduate specialist medical training or a PhD programme in Medicine.
•99% of Estonian doctors have graduated from the University of Tartu.
After graduation students can pursue a wide variety of careers internationally. Students have an opportunity to continue their education in a residency programme in Estonia or abroad and become doctor-specialists; study medicine at doctoral level, or have a job requiring a medical degree.