Classes in the speciality module are taught in the respective language (with the exception of Classical philology, which is taught in Estonian). That is, if you are specialising in English language and literature, your classes are in English, but if you are specialising in French language and literature, they are in French and so on. At the time of admission to the programme, being proficient in the language of the chosen specialty is expected and written as well as spoken language skills are to be demonstrated in the entrance exams (the essay is written and the interview conducted in the language of the speciality).
The graduates of the European Languages and Cultures course at University of Tartu will be competitive candidates for careers in professions that require excellent proficiency in foreign languages and cultural competence in state institutions, universities and research institutions, IT companies, museums, publishing houses cultural exchange organisations in Estonia and abroad.
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You can choose one of the following specialities:
- Classical philology
- English language and literature
- French language and literature
- German language and literature
- Russian and Slavic philology
- Scandinavian languages and literature
- Spanish language and literature
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Extended application deadline: 15 May for all applicants
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies Linguistics View 3 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in Estonia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- English language proficiency
- the score of the motivation letter (yields 40% of the final score)
- the score of the essay (yields 40% of the final score)
- the admission interview (yields 20% of the final score)
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International4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Tartu
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.