|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€1,900 per semester
1250 € per semester (EU/EEA citizens)
|Application fee||€100 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Persons having a Bachelor’s degree, a diploma of professional higher education or a corresponding qualification may apply to Master’s degree programmes in Tallinn University.
At least 60% of the possible maximum results is expected.
Please see a list of required documents here: www.tlu.ee/en/masters
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
All required documents must be uploaded with the application by the application deadline. Please do not send your documents by post until you have personally been asked to do so. Please also read the country-specific requirements (www.tlu.ee/en/country-specific-requirements). There may be specific requirements for which documents need to be uploaded.
Once you have been asked to send your documents by post, please make sure that the copies of education documents have been officially certified (www.tlu.ee/certified-copies-and-translations-educational-documents).
The address for sending your documents is:
Please read about the application procedure here: www.tlu.ee/en/application-procedure
Only applicants who have completed their previous levels of education or their previous studies fully in English in the United States, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand or the EU/EEA countries (attested proof from the previous educational institution required), will be exempted from submitting an international language test as a proof of their English proficiency.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) academic: 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). Copy of the IELTS Test Report Form is accepted as it will be verified online by Tallinn University.
B2 First (First Certificate in English): 162 (with a minimum of 162 in each component)
Candidates presenting Cambridge English tests should make their results available in the online system for Tallinn University to be verified.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) internet based (TOEFL iBT® Test): 72 (with a minimum result of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing component). The test result has to be sent directly to Tallinn University, by the test centre. It is also possible to order the test results to be sent to Tallinn University online (Tallinn University Code number is: 0449).
PTE academic (Pearson test of English): 51 (with a minimum of 51 in each component). Test result has to be sent to Tallinn university through the secure PTE portal.
Tallinn University only accepts English language test scores which have been taken no more than 2 years before the beginning of studies.
Students graduated from International Baccalaureate studies with ENGLISH B Level HL at least grade 6 or ENGLISH A Level with at least grade 5 do not have to prove their English proficiency for B2 level.
NB! Students coming from Finland do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least “cum laude approbatur” (pitkä oppimäärä) in their matriculation certificate.
Students coming from Latvia do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least grade “A” or “B” in their General Secondary Education Certificate.
More information is available here: www.tlu.ee/en/proof-english-proficiency
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A motivation letter in English up to 2 pages describing the following: Introduce himself/herself from the professional background (related jobs, entrepreneurship, trainings). Describe why he/she is interested in studying open society technologies and how he/she sees the career after the graduation. Describing the technological issue/problem/challenge from open society he/she would like to explore in his master study. This part of the motivation letter should be supported with the references to the literature.
1) A motivation letter in English up to 2 pages describing the following: Introduce yourself from the professional background (related jobs, entrepreneurship, trainings). Describe why you are interested in studying open society technologies and how you see your career after graduation. Describe a technological issue/problem/challenge from open society you would like to explore during your Master studies. This part of the motivation letter should be supported with references to the literature.
3) Admission interview via Skype. The applicant is required to:
- Introduce yourself from the professional background (related jobs, entrepreneurship, trainings)
The applicant can address questions regarding the study programme during the interview.
Students with long-term medical conditions, may encounter obstacles in higher education. Aiming to provide equal education students have the opportunity to apply for adjustments to compensate for the disadvantage that their condition may result in. Lectures have the right to give reasonable adjustments, but not an obligation. Applicants applying for adjustments to be made during the admission exams due to their physical or psycho-social special need must submit a copy of medical proof of this special need.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please also see the country specific requirements: www.tlu.ee/en/country-specific-requirements
Country specific requirements may not apply to all countries, please see if Your country is on the list.
Open Society Technologies is the best programme for those interested in knowledge systems for Open Societies. It is an interdisciplinary programme carried out by the School of Digital Technologies and the School of Governance, Law, and Society. Thus, it offers a chance to get a wide perspective of Open Sciences, public participation and their technological support. The program includes a chance to see the connections between courses and practice interdisciplinary research. Once the students finish their studies, the doors are open for them to access the labor market or continue their studies at PhD level.
Admission is open only for the faculty members of IT Faculty and Humanities Faculty of Kabul University and for the employees of the Afghanistan Ministry of IT