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MAInformation Technology Law

Tuition fee €4,200 per year

There are 6 tuition waivers available for top ranked applicants in 2024, including 5 tuition waivers for EU/EEA/Swiss applicants, 1 tuition waiver for other applicants.

More information on tuition fees is available at www.ut.ee/tuition.

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.
Further information: www.ut.ee/application-fee

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The IT Law Programme at the University of Tartu is driven by the high demand for IT Law specialists in the private and public sector worldwide as well as by the ambitions of Estonia as a tech-savvy country and a forerunner in innovative digital initiatives.

Designed for lawyers interested in pursuing careers in the field of information technology and cyber security, the programme trains highly qualified IT Law experts much needed at law firms, IT companies, public agencies, international organisations, and consulting firms.

Why study IT Law?

  • The programme is designed to provide both technical and legal skills for working as an IT lawyer.
  • The programme is taught by academics and practitioners in the field.
  • Take part in conferences, summer schools and competitions, provide legal services to the start-up community in the TechStartup Legal Clinic and work on current challenges in the IT Law Lab.
  • Estonia is considered an international leader in IT for its e-solutions and openness to technological advancements.

Programme structure

Please see the programme structure in our Study Information System

Career opportunities

Graduates of the programme are information technology law specialists equipped with the necessary skills to successfully engage and excel in the process of legislative drafting as well as to conduct both analytical and expert work in matters related to ICT. This is achieved particularly thanks to a strong emphasis on:
• Case-by-case research;
• Simulation of real-life situations;
• Evaluation of development tendencies;
• Problem centred approach.
• The rapidly increasing importance and ubiquity of ICTs has created a concurrent need for lawyers adept at relevant technical matters in

• Law firms;
ICT companies;
• Public agencies;
• International organisations;
• Consulting firms and
• Scientific institutions.

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
2 Sept 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
2 Sept 2024