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Estonian Academy of Arts

Estonia, Tallinn    See a map
Põhja Puiestee 7, Tallinn

The Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) is the only public university in Estonia offering higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art culture, cultural heritage and conservation. As an active study and research institution, it is the leading national centre of innovation in visual culture.

EAA offers six Master’s programmes taught in English: Design and Crafts, Animation, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture, Contemporary Art and Urban Studies. (Within Design and Crafts, students choose a specialisation: ceramics, glass art and design, jewellery and blacksmithing, textile design, leather art and design and fashion design.) All programmes are two years (120 ECTS). EAA encourages innovation and experimentation, and students are able to take modules and workshops outside of their specialisations. 

The 1,200 students currently enrolled at the Estonian Academy of Arts are taught by 83 professors, associate professors, teachers and lecturers from Estonia and abroad. Additionally, 38 workshop managers are on hand to assist the students. Studies take place in small groups of carefully selected students. The Estonian Academy of Arts prides itself on the low student to professor ratio, which creates a more personal, one-on-one approach to instruction.

One of EAA’s primary aims is to be an island of freedom in a world where those whose brains are limited by standard measures try to measure our immeasurable work. In a world ruled by Excel tables, as long as art manages to fulfil its role as a centre of resistance there is still hope. To this end, EAA encourages innovation and experimentation. Have an idea? Try it! You’ll find there’s refreshing lack of red tape here. Those who study at EAA soon discover a wide spectrum of possibilities.

We invite you to join us!

The Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) is the only public university in Estonia offering higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art culture, cultural heritage and conservation. As an active study and research institution, it is the leading national centre of innovation in visual culture.

EAA offers six Master’s programmes taught in English: Design and Crafts, Animation, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture, Contemporary Art and Urban Studies. (Within Design and Crafts, students choose a specialisation: ceramics, glass art and design, jewellery and blacksmithing, textile design, leather art and design and fashion design.) All programmes are two years (120 ECTS). EAA encourages innovation and experimentation, and students are able to take modules and workshops outside of their specialisations. 

The 1,200 students currently enrolled at the Estonian Academy of Arts are taught by 83 professors, associate professors, teachers and lecturers from Estonia and abroad. Additionally, 38 workshop managers are on hand to assist the students. Studies take place in small groups of carefully selected students. The Estonian Academy of Arts prides itself on the low student to professor ratio, which creates a more personal, one-on-one approach to instruction.

One of EAA’s primary aims is to be an island of freedom in a world where those whose brains are limited by standard measures try to measure our immeasurable work. In a world ruled by Excel tables, as long as art manages to fulfil its role as a centre of resistance there is still hope. To this end, EAA encourages innovation and experimentation. Have an idea? Try it! You’ll find there’s refreshing lack of red tape here. Those who study at EAA soon discover a wide spectrum of possibilities.

We invite you to join us!

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Undergraduate

BAMedia Graphics
Undergraduate, full-time
Estonian Academy of Arts

Postgraduate

MScUrban Studies
Postgraduate, full-time
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MAInteraction Design
Postgraduate, full-time
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MAAnimation
Postgraduate, full-time
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MAMaking Space (previously "Interior Architecture")
Postgraduate, full-time
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MAContemporary Art
Postgraduate, full-time
Estonian Academy of Arts
MADesign and Crafts: Fashion Design
Postgraduate, full-time
Estonian Academy of Arts
MADesign and Crafts: Jewellery and Blacksmithing
Postgraduate, full-time
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Doctoral

PhDArt and Design
Doctoral, full-time
Estonian Academy of Arts
PhDArchitecture and Urban Planning
Doctoral, full-time
Estonian Academy of Arts