|Study location||Estonia, Tartu|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||MA (Master of Arts in Social Sciences (Democracy and Governance))|
|Tuition fee||€3,400.00 per year
The programme has tuition-waivers.
|Application fee||€50.00 one-time
Further information: www.ut.ee/en/application-fee
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (180 ECTS).
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!
Please note that the documents are expected to be mailed to the University only by those receiving the admission offer (unless instructed otherwise by the admissions staff).
Address for sending the application documents:
All applicants must comply with the English language requirements. The only acceptable English tests and exempt categories are specified at www.ut.ee/requirements
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Estonian applicants should apply from February 1 until March 15 via SAIS.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please check the country-specific information to find out if there are additional requirements you need to meet: www.ut.ee/en/country-specific-requirements.
If admitted, you will most likely need to apply for visa/residence permit. Please find more information about the application process: www.ut.ee/en/welcome/non-eu-citizens-residence-permits-and-visas.
A two year MA-Programme is providing students with in-depth knowledge about:
- the global, historical context of democracy
- modern democratic institutions
- public policy and governance
- political theory and ethics
- elections and political behavior
- comparative ethnopolitics
This knowledge is reinforced by top-notch training in:
- analytical logic and methodology
- quantitative and qualitative techniques
- English-language writing and oral presentation skills
Graduates of the programme will be well-placed for jobs in national government, international organizations, NGOs and development work