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Estonian Studies offered by Tallinn University is a unique MA programme, teaching Estonian language, culture, history, societal and political topics using English.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Estonian Studies offered by Tallinn University  enables you to get a broad-based and interdisciplinary postgraduate degree and offers the possibility to see both the uniqueness and specifics of Estonia, the place of Estonia in a global context.

Estonian Studies is in many respects the calling card of Estonian State and is aimed at everybody who is interested in various aspects of Estonia. Come and study with us!

The main target group are people who are interested in the Estonian language, culture, history and society but who do not have Estonian as their first language. 

This study programme is suitable for you: 

  • if you have been learning the Estonian language and culture in one of the universities in the world that teach these subjects, you are interested in Estonian culture, history and society but your Estonian is not good enough to study in Estonian. Estonian Studies will help you to enhance your knowledge on Estonia and develop your language skills.
  • if your BA is in any other field but you are interested in Estonia and you wish to know how Estonian society functions, what is unique to the culture and wish to develop your Estonian language skills up to intermediate level.
  • if you are interested in Estonian literature, you have some knowledge of Estonian language and you wish to translate Estonian literature into your native language in the future.

Graduate career options

The graduates will have a balanced knowledge on Estonian language, culture, history and society and have acquired Estonian language at least at B1 level. 

Such knowledge provides pre-requisites for working in ones home country or in Estonia in the fields of cultural, economic or business relations, as a diplomat, export culture or engage in any type of creative industry. 

The graduates will have necessary skills to start translating Estonian literature into foreign languages.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • LIFE - Learning in Interdisciplinary Focused Environment
  • Introduction to Estonian Studies
  • Estonian Regional Studies
  • Estonian Contemporary Culture
  • Language and Society
  • Estonian Politics and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants from Russia, Ukraine and Georgia:

  • Deadline for submitting your application: 1 June 
  • Deadline for sending your documents by post: 30 June 

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
  • Proof of English Proficiency
Entrance exams
  • Motivation letter and statement of research interests
  • Interview
  • Student candidates who wish to specialise on translating Estonian literature should also upload a two page sample of a translation (from Estonian into their native language and the Estonian original)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1826 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 913 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1826 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 913 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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