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MSce-Governance Technologies and Services

Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia, Tallinn
School of Information Technologies Estonia, Akadeemia tee 15a, Tallinn, 12618
Tuition fee €6,000 per year

Free for EU students

Full tuition fee waivers available

Application fee €100 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!

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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.

Programme structure

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)
Special studies:
- e-Governance Technologies and Services (42 ECTS)
Free choice courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation thesis (24 ECTS)

Career opportunities

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.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Apr 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 31, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States