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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

Full tuition fee waivers available

Application fee €100.00 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!

Course code 119657
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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. Tallinn Tech 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 program 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 Master’s e-Governance Technologies and Services studying 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.

Key features

  • Focuses on designing, developing and improving governmental systems and implementing e-government components on every state level
  • Specialization in IT, innovation/services in public and private sectors or adoption and marketing of e-government
  • User-oriented services offered by government that are based on ICT
  • Offers experience in the field, practical research and project work already during studies
  • Curriculum is closely related to “e-state technologies laboratory” offering students a possibility to do research in e-governance field as well as take part in new development projects

Programme structure

The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

General Studies (24 ECTS)
Core Module (24 ECTS)
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 in the public and private sectors whilst leading eGov projects by having also a wider overview of administrative and legal aspects of e-governance.r analysts.

Master’s degree holders have the opportunity to continue their studies in the PhD programme.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application start
Jan 1, 2019
Application deadline
May 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States