|Study location||Estonia, Tartu|
|Nominal duration||1 year (60 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Master of Arts in Social Sciences)|
|Tuition fee||€24,500 per year
There are no tuition waivers for this programme.
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.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Master’s degree and at least 5 years of professional experience as an industry specialist or senior manager in the field of digitalization.
NB! For this programme, we implement the same country-specific document requirements as for applicants of doctoral studies.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
All applicants must comply with our 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.
Please upload the final version of the motivation letter before submitting the application. It can not be edited after the application is submitted.
The motivation letter (in English, up to 4000 characters with spaces) should address the following points:
Motivation for applying for the program and how the previous education and work experience relate to it;
Well-argued reasons for applying for the program; the relevance of previous education and career path in selecting this program (40%)
The maximum score for the motivation letter is 100 points and minimum positive score 51 points. The applicant needs to receive at least 51 points for the motivation letter, in order to be invited to the interview.
Motivation and ambition (70%);
Only those applicants who score 66 points or higher (out of 100) as a combined score from both the motivation letter and admission interview will be considered for admission.
The innovative one-year master’s programme in Digital Administration aims to train top public servants, professionals and IT specialists in leading a comprehensive digitalisation of the public sector based on Estonia’s experience in building a digital state and related technology business ecosystem.
Courses are available on the programme’s website.
Graduates are trained not only as general managers of e-governance but practitioners who are able to recognise e-governance use cases across disciplines.