Tallinn, Estonia - Tallinn University of Technology
*Much of the information below was taken or adapted from the TUT website
. The map is from the US State Department.*
In Estonia you will be living in highly connected society, with free wireless Wi-Fi almost everywhere. Many of everyday activities are made easier with various IT solutions: register a company with 18 minutes, buy a cinema ticket with your mobile phone app, park your car with a phone, register courses online etc. Entrepreneurship and innovative solutions are highly welcomed in Estonia, which has strong start-up community and has also become known as the new Silicon Valley of Europe.
Higher education in this small EU state comes at a good value, with relatively low tuition fee programs, living costs and various scholarships for international students. As a student in Estonia you can take advantage of various discounts and special offers generated especially for people, who are full-time students.
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology. TUT serves as the engine for interdisciplinary synergy. The Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration offers classes in English in the area of International Business Administration and International Relations.
Some facts about TUT:
• TUT is founded in 1918
• Public University
• Location in Tallinn, capital of Estonia
• 1400 international degree students from around 90 countries
• Campus university, modern infrastructure
• Internationally recognized & fully accredited degrees
• 4 Bachelor`s programs taught in English
Semester course listings may be found here
The Fall semester typically begins in early September and ends in mid- to late- January. Spring semester begins in late-January and lasts to mid-June. The academic calendar may be found here
Academic Hostel provides a limited amount of places for exchange students. All applicants receive information after the application deadline as to when and where to make a deposit. Students are strongly encouraged to act quickly as they take deposits on a first come, first served basis.
More information on accommodations may be found here
All participants in UMass Dartmouth study abroad programs must:
• Be at least 18 years old
• Have completed one semester and at least 15 credits at the time of application
• Be matriculated students and registered for credit
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application
• Student account paid in full
• Satisfactory student conduct history. Student conduct history is provided to the International Programs Office (IPO) by the Office of Student Conduct and Dispute Resolution.
Students interested in applying must do so through the International Programs Office’s (IPO) online application, which may be accessed here
. Click the “Apply Now” button. At the prompt, select the first option (“I have a Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell username and password”) and enter your complete UMassD email address (including “@umassd.edu”) and COIN password. These steps will open an application for you!
The application is comprised of several “questionnaires,” “signature documents,” and “material submissions.” Don’t be overwhelmed by the number of items; many of them are very short and easy to complete. You must complete all questionnaires and material submissions in order for us to receive your application. Once you believe you have completed your application, you are welcome to send an email to email@example.com and we’ll be happy to confirm that your application has been received in good order.
At any time during the application process, please reach out to the IPO with any questions. You may stop by our office (LARTS 016), call (508-910-6506) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)!
Once your application has been received it will be reviewed by the IPO. If it is determined that you are “Eligible to Study Abroad,” a number of additional questionnaires and material submissions will be opened for you. You will be required to meet with a study abroad advisor within one week of being notified of eligibility to review the additional questionnaires and material submissions.
Fall semester - Application due March 15.
Additional questionnaires/material submissions Apr 30
Spring semester - Application due Oct 15.
Additional questionnaires/material submissions Nov 30
International Progams Office, LARTS 016