Tuition fee €6,000 per year

There are 41 tuition waivers available for top ranked applicants in 2024, including 31 tuition waivers for EU/EEA/Swiss applicants, 10 tuition waivers for other applicants. Further information:

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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

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The International Master’s Programme in Computer Science prepares students for becoming leading specialists in public and private organisations and for further studies at the PhD level in Computer Science.

After passing the curriculum the student:

  • Has acquired the core knowledge in the field of computer science and can use it to analyse and resolve practical problems;
  • Has deeper knowledge of one narrower sub field of computer science and of its surrounding disciplines;
  • Can do independent research on a problem posed by the supervisor and present his/her results in a coherent and understandable way.

Why study Computer Science?
• UT is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world in computer science (THE Rankings 2022).
• An opportunity to spend half of your studies at a partner company and follow a personalised study plan.
• Our alumni run their own successful businesses (Bolt, Nortal, Wise) or work for international companies (Facebook, Microsoft, Spotify).
• Study in the University of Tartu Delta Centre which brings together a vibrant community of students, researchers and innovators in the fields of computer science, business and economics, mathematics and statistics.
• Estonia is known as e-Estonia: the first country to vote online and offer e-residency.

Programme structure

Please see the programme structure in our Study Information System

Career opportunities

Computer Science prepares students for a career path leading to high-end technical as well as managerial roles (e.g. project/team leader or technology officer). Graduates of this programme are well equipped to join the highly dynamic software industry in all European countries.

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