|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€1,750.00 per semester|
|Application fee||€80.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Master level (MA) applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. At least 60% of the possible maximum results is expected.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail, according to the instructions given by the institution. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Academic Affairs Office Tallinn University Narva mnt 25 Tallinn 10120 Estonia *Please take into account also the Country Specific Requirements on how to send the required documents.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) academic: 5.5
Cambridge English tests:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) paper version: 543, internet based: 72, (Tallinn University Code number is: 0449).
PTE academic (Pearson test of English): 51
More information about language proficiency requirements is available at www.tlu.ee/en/proof-english-proficiency
Language test can also be carried out at Tallinn University for EU/EEA citizens.
Students coming from Finland don’t have to prove their language proficiency if they have at least “cum laude approbatur” (pitkä oppimäärä) in their matriculation certificate.
Students coming from Latvia do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least grade “A” or “B” in their General Secondary Education Certificate.
Students graduated from International Baccalaureate studies with ENGLISH B Level HL at least grade 6 or ENGLISH A Level with at least grade 5 do not have to prove their English proficiency for B2 level.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
1) A motivation letter in English up to 2 pages describing the following: Introduce yourself from the professional background (related jobs, entrepreneurship, trainings). Describe why you are interested in studying open society technologies and how you see your career after graduation. Describe a technological issue/problem/challenge from open society you would like to explore during your Master studies. This part of the motivation letter should be supported with references to the literature.
3) Admission interview via Skype. The applicant is required to:
- Introduce yourself from the professional background (related jobs, entrepreneurship, trainings)
The applicant can address questions regarding the study programme during the interview.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please also see the country specific requirements: www.tlu.ee/en/country-specific-requirements
Country specific requirements may not apply to all countries, please see if Your country is on the list.
Open Society Technologies is the best programme for those interested in knowledge systems for Open Societies. It is an interdisciplinary programme carried out by the School of Digital Technologies and the School of Governance, Law, and Society. Thus, it offers a chance to get a wide perspective of Open Sciences, public participation and their technological support. The program includes a chance to see the connections between courses and practice interdisciplinary research. Once the students finish their studies, the doors are open for them to access the labor market or continue their studies at PhD level.