Estonian higher education is top quality stuff. The first university in Estonia was established in Tartu in 1632. Tartu University is now among the top 3% best universities of the world.* It is also the highest ranked university in the Baltic states, if you were wondering.
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) – with the alumni including world-class start up entrepreneurs – is also ranked among the 500 best universities in the world.
Higher education in Estonia is open to all eligible students at bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate levels. In universities, many courses are taught in English. The quality of teaching is high and 89% of international students at Estonian universities are satisfied with the quality of education they have received.**
All students with secondary education (or equal foreign qualifications) have the right to apply for a place in a higher education institution.
*according to Times Higher Education world university rankings.
**according to the International Student Barometer (IBS).
Universities in Estonia
University of Tartu
Tallinn University of Technology
Estonian Academy of Arts
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Estonian Business School (private university)
The dedicated Study in Estonia website offers a wealth of information about courses that are accessible to those who don’t (yet!) speak Estonian.