• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Master's programme in Law at Tallinn University of Technology is tailored to enable students to learn both the general principles and philosophy of law in Europe as well as give detailed knowledge and skills in specialised areas: European Union and International Law and Law and Technology. 

Overview

The Law programme at Tallinn University of Technology enables you to get basic knowledge about private and public law and study and research in detail newer areas of law, such as European Union law, intellectual property law, information and communication law, environmental and planning law, municipal law, e-voting regulation, data protection law, human rights law and other areas.

The faculty – Tallinn Law School (TLS) members, who come from Estonia, Sweden, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Columbia, Australia, India, the UK and the USA, include highly qualified legal academics and well-respected legal practitioners from international law firms (Tark, Grunte and Sutkiene, Glimstedt, MAQS, etc.), public officials, public prosecutors, trial lawyers and judges.

Why this programme?

  • Participation in international moot court competitions, research projects and different networks (e.g., European Law Faculties Association, International Association of Law Schools, etc.)

  • Internationally recognised lecturers (professor Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, professor Tanel Kerikmäe, Associate Professor Lehte Roots, etc.) who received their doctoral degrees from Uppsala, Helsinki, Florence, Bremen and elsewhere

Future Career

Taught by the Law School’s international faculty, graduates of Tallinn Law School have excellent career prospects in the public and private sectors, at international organisations and European institutions, such as the European Commission, ministries and regulators, patent offices or as corporate lawyers in the rapidly growing high-technology field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tax Law 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • Real Estate and Planning Law 
  • Special Seminar of Public Law 
  • Special Seminar in Criminal Law 
  • Law of Financial Market 

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

Students for TalTech international study programmes are admitted based on the admission threshold. By the motivation letter and interview, candidate’s English, skills of expression, analysing and argumentation are evaluated. Max score is 10 points. An applicant who receives the minimum of 5 points is admitted.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 36 ECTS in law courses

Candidate must have passed at least 36 ECTS from the following courses:

  • EU Law
  • Constitutional Law,
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Property Law

In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tallinn

  • 598 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Tuition fee waiver scholarship

A tuition fee waiver is a non-monetary scholarship granted automatically to the best candidates according to the points earned in the course of admission. Scholarship is awarded for the whole study period. 

  • Performance scholarship

Students can apply for performance scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is 100 € (euros) per month. First-year students can apply from the second semester. 

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