|Õppetöö asukoht||Eesti, Tallinn|
|Kraad / diplom / tunnistus||PhD|
|Kandideerimistasu||100 € one-time|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Doctoral level (PhD) applicants must have a Master’s degree or corresponding qualifications and experience.
At least 60% of the possible maximum results from your Bachelor’s as well as Master’s studies is expected in order to qualify for studies in Tallinn University.
Step-by-step application guides can be found here.
We advise you to apply as soon as possible so that the admission specialists can give you feedback before the application deadline and a chance for you to update your application, if necessary.
Tallinn University does not accept applications submitted by third parties. Applicants must complete and sign the application form themselves.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: inglise / eesti.
All academic documents (diploma, transcript) need to be certified by a public notary or issuing university. If the document is not in English or Estonian it also needs to be officially translated.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
All required documents must be uploaded with the application by the application deadline.
Applicants who have successfully passed their entrance exam, may be asked to send their educational documents to Tallinn University by post. Specific instructions will be given by the admission specialists to each applicant individually. Please do not send any documents by post until you have personally been asked to do so.
Whether any documents are required by post can also be determined by examining Tallinn University’s country-specific requirements. which may state, for example, that the applicant’s Transcript of Records must be sent to Tallinn University by the awarding institution or that a document needs to be certified in a particular way.
Only applicants who have completed their previous levels of education or their previous studies fully in English in the United States, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Switzerland or the EU/EEA countries (attested proof from the previous educational institution required), will be exempted from submitting an international language test as a proof of their English proficiency.
The following tests with scores outlined are accepted:
Tallinn University only accepts English language test scores which have been taken no more than 2 years before the beginning of studies.
More information is available here.
Programme-specific requirements are listed on the programme’s website.
Objectives of the Programme:
- to provide conditions for preparing specialists with the highest scientific qualification in ICT area;
- to support development of research based and innovative approaches for working on appropriate positions as well as readiness for continuous personal professional development;
- to support development of competences for working on academic positions (researcher, lecturer) or as senior specialist in public, private or third sector.
- is internationally known specialist in an ICT problem area;
- has exhaustive knowledge and skills in a narrower area of the PhD thesis;
- is able to use adequate scientific methods and technologies for determining as well in analysing and solving ICT related problems;
- is able to compose high level scientific and popular publications and presentations;
- is able to work in a multinational team and as a team leader involve different partners; possesses necessary communication skills;
- is able to find innovative and adequate solutions in changing and unexpected situations;
- is independent and responsible in analysing, diagnosing, making decisions and implementations;
- is ready to follow established professional, ethical and intellectual property protection principles as well tolerant to diverse attitude and standpoints;
- is ready to analyse its own professional activities as well to plan and realize personal professional growth; possesses skills of effective independent learning.