|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Science in Engineering)|
|Course code||119657, IVGM|
|Tuition fee||€6,000 per year
Free for EU/EEA students
You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!
More information here: www.taltech.ee/apply
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in IT, ICT, Economics, Public Management, Law, Marketing, Business Administration, International Relations.
In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
GRE General Test result must be presented as it is a a preliminary requirement for applying. The required threshold score and other necessary information is available here.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
It is required to upload the official translations along with the original education documents to the online application system.
To apply for the studies, an adequate proof of English language proficiency must be presented. Accepted certificates and required results are specified on our homepage.
The English language certificate should be valid at the moment of submitting the application.
The proof of English may only be waived if a candidate has completed secondary or higher education taught fully in English in one of the following countries: EU/EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom. If you have completed studies in English but not on-site in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.
Please provide the following:
It is important to properly cite any sources (quotations, publications, ideas which are not your own etc.) used in your motivation letter because to do otherwise would be plagiarism and result in disqualification.
CV (Europass Format, in English) clearly stating previous educational and professional background, participation in trainings and publication list if any.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Students who require a visa for entry to Estonia will have to apply separately for a Temporary Residence Permit for Study at the closest Estonian Embassy. Please find information about the terms of the Temporary Residence Permit for Study in Estonia on the website HERE
Estonia’s e-government and the country’s other innovative e-solutions have grown into one of Europe’s success stories of the last decade. TalTech has taken a leap into the future of e-Governance education. Largely focusing on IT solutions at governmental level, its interoperability between different faculties in the university is giving fundamental background also in other aspects (law, public management and economics) of government. The programme is especially important due to the fact that it is unique in Estonia and in Europe and the demand for the specialist with broad knowledge in e-governance is increasing tremendously.
The programme gives students broad knowledge on developing a modern state, its transition to e-governance and paperless management. Studies include a wide overview of administrative and legal aspects of e-governance.
What you can expect from this Master’s programme:
- Experienced lectures
- Access to world-class know-how
- Hands-on collaboration with practitioners in the field
The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:
General studies (24 ECTS)
Core studies (24 ECTS)
- e-Governance Technologies and Services (42 ECTS)
Free choice courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation thesis (24 ECTS)
The curriculum will help to prepare managers and specialists responsible for the development of e-Governance, who are able to comprehend the business processes and the management of public administration; and are familiar with the information systems and software development.
Giving students a broad knowledge about the transition to e-governance, its management and development, helps graduates to work as a public sector high-level officials whilst leading eGov projects by having also a wider overview of administrative and legal aspects of e-governance.
Master’s degree holders have the opportunity to continue their studies in the PhD programme.