Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ), the only technological university in Estonia, is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. Here the synergy between different fields (technological, natural, exact, social and health sciences) is created and new ideas are born.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (10)
Computer Science & IT (5)
Business & Management (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)
  • M.A. Law
    School of Business and Governance
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

TTÜ was established on 17 September, 1918, when the Estonian Engineering Society uniting local technology intellectuals began to provide special engineering courses in German-occupied Estonia. When Estonia gained independence, the need for engineers, architects and technicians kept growing. In 1919, the activities were continued under a private school called Tallinn College of Engineering (TCE).

Education

  • Bachelor's Studies
  • Master's Studies
  • Doctoral Studies

Research

The tasks of the research field of TTÜ are:

  • To initiate and engage in basic and applied studies in the relevant fields of research
  • To conduct target- and grant-based research and R&D services on a contract basis
  • To initiate and engage in programs and projects related to R&D activities and the implementation of research results

Career

Career counseling is free for TTÜ students, prospective students and recent graduates.

Career counselling is a process that supports a person in making their career choices. You are the expert of your own life and responsible for your decisions. Career counsellor can support you in getting to know yourself and your possibilities better, give you information about education and labor market, advice on job search, and support you in making your career plans.

Career counselling can be helpful for:

  • making career choices and career plans
  • making self analysis
  • job search and applying for a job
  • writing your CV and cover letter
  • preparing for a job interview

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
601
2017
601 -100
2016
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
601
2017
601
2016
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
896
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Orientation Days for new international students of Tallinn University of Technology take place a few days before the semester starts in September.

During the Orientation Days you will hear about:

  • academic issues regarding your programme, courses, classes and professors.
  • services provided by the university - library, sports center, student counsellor etc.
  • possibilities to take part in student activites
  • settling down in Estonia.

In addition to all the useful information, you will also get aquainted with your fellow students!

Housing services

  • On-Campus:
TTÜ offers 7 different residential living communities. Most of the residences are located in Mustamäe, at close range of university study buildings. The newest TTÜ Student Campus building is located in Kristiine borough, near the centre of Tallinn.
  • Off-Campus:
Private rooms and apartments

Library services

  • The Tallinn University of Technology Library (hereinafter: Library) is the University’s library, a research library and the public central technical library of Estonia. This rules ensure the implementation of these three main directions, within the scope prescribed by the statutes of the Library.
  • In order to register as a user, a valid personal identification document with a photograph is required.

ICT services

On the 2nd floor there is a Computer Lab within 21 PC-s, also there are 12 computers (PC-s) in front of the service desk.

The wireless internet WiFi is available everywhere.

Medical services

All persons insured with health insurance in Estonia have a family practicioner who is the first person to consult with in the case of illness. One can register with a family practitioner by submitting an application to the physician selected.

If you are an EU citizen, please bring your European health insurance card or its replacement certificate to prove your eligibility for Estonian health care.

Student Life

Campus life

With its scenic location in Mustamäe, TTÜ is the only campus-type university in the Baltic countries and one of the most compact university campuses in Europe. The territory of TTÜ includes 72 buildings and has a total area of 55.5 hectares.

There is always something exciting happening at TTÜ – scientific discoveries and experiments, new technologies and products, important lectures and conferences, etc. Campus is the scene of many communal activities, with a large number of student, cultural and sports events.

Sports facilities

Tallinn University of Technology has a new and modern Sports Center right on the main campus area. You can join the following activities:

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Gym
  • Indoor hockey
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Student clubs

  • AIESEC
  • WiT - Women in Tech
  • ESN TUT International Club
  • AEGEE-Tallinn
  • BEST-Estonia
  • Debate Society
  • TTÜ Cinema Club
  • TTÜ Adventure Cycling Club
  • Tennis Court Fellowship
  • T-Teater
  • Skeemipesa
  • TTÜ Culture Club
  • TTÜ Photo Club
  • TTÜ Film Club
  • Rally Club
  • TTÜ Marketing Club
  • Mining Group
  • Tartu Ehitiste Restaureerimise Tudengite Selts MTÜ (TERTS)
  • TTÜ Software Development Club lapikud
  • TTÜ Robotics Club
  • Formula Student Team Tallinn
  • Õigus Law Student Association

Accreditation

  • RNS received positive accreditation of all curricula by the Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency, acting on behalf of the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.
  • RNS received positive accreditation of all its bachelor- and master-level public administration curricula by the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation. The accreditation is valid until 2016.