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Estonian University of Life Sciences  

Estonian University of Life Sciences is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of Man as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat. According to QS World University Rankings by Subject (2017), the Estonian University of Life Sciences is one of top 100 universities in the world in the field of agriculture and forestry, ranked 51 to 100. The university also belongs to the top 1% most cited research facilities in the world, with our plant physiology professor Ülo Niinemets being the most cited Estonian researcher altogether.

We host a wide range of international students every year – most of the continents and a large number of countries are represented among the students. We currently offer three full English-language degree programmes and doctoral programmes that cover several areas of life sciences. There are also many courses taught in English. We have a large number of partner universities and welcome exchange students.

Our supportive and friendly learning environment and small study groups enable us to put strong emphasis on practical training in well-equipped labs and workshops on site as well as in the field.


Bachelor's degree
Animal Science Length Location
Veterinary Medicine (integrated studies BA and MA) 6 years Tartu
Master's degree
Art & Design
Landscape Architecture 2 years Tartu
Agri-Food Business Management 2 years Multiple (3)

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The Estonian University of Life Sciences guarantees accommodation in its hall of residence for all international exchange students. It is possible to live in the Torn residence (Kreutzwaldi 52, Tartu).

All international students who have been admitted to the EMU and want to get a spot in the dormitory should fill in the online accommodation form. The accommodation form for beginning academic year is usually open from the first full week in August. The rent for Torn double room is 144€/month (72 EUR/person), large double room is 150€/month (75 EUR/person) and a single room is 95€/month. Utilities (water, electricity, heating) are not included. Internet is included in the room price but you need to bring your own cable. The guarantee fee is 100€. The guarantee fee is paid according to the sent invoice, it is given back to you when you move from the dormitory and hand over your room keys. There is a permanent internet connection in every room, the tenant has to provide its own internet cable. Wireless is acceptable only on the reception area.

The dormitoriy is very close to the University buildings, about a 10 minute walk away from the furthest buildings. If you want to go to the town centre, it's about 20 minute walk or a short ride using the public transportation. There are two grocery stores near the dormitories.

Students, who stay at the University for full-time or if the life in the hall of residence seems not to be their style, should try to rent an apartment. Private rooms or flats can be found through newspaper advertisements or rental agencies in town.


Estonian University of Life Sciences

Kreutzwaldi 1
51006 Tartu

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