Established in 1918, TUT is the second largest university in terms of enrolment in Estonia, and the oldest and largest public university in the capital city. The University holds the 501-550 position in the QS World University Rankings.
The university is attractive to international teaching staff and researchers, as well as internationally mobile students. Of all international students studying in Estonia in 2013/2014, some 36% studied at the Tallinn University of Technology. The university places strong emphasis on internationalisation, innovation and the provision of interdisciplinary high-level education.
TUT is home to a total of 2000 international students (8.86%) from some 83 different countries. Moreover, some 10% of its staff members are international, and the university offers 21 English-taught programmes (4 at Bachelor’s and 17 at Master’s level), plus PhD programmes. There are also more than 400 Erasmus and bilateral agreements.
The university has also entered into partnerships with prestigious European, Asian and American universities, and as a result, there is extensive cooperation for student and staff exchange and academic development with the world’s leading universities.
TUT offers a broad range of internationally recognised degree programmes taught fully in English, many of those have no tuition-fees for international students. With an emphasis on practical applications and independent research, each programme ensures that academic excellence and professional training go hand-in-hand.
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