Tallinn University of Technology
A vision of today’s society is innovative, entrepreneurial, technologically advanced, and open to the world, and this is what Tallinn Unversity of Technology (TalTech) is applying for through internationally high-level studies and research.
At TalTech, we make real things and develop them on the spot from scratch. The featured projects cover a wide range - self-driving vehicles, TalTech100 satellite, e-Pavement (road pavement that produces solar electricity), artificial intelligence to create personal routes for tourists, and much more!
We offer an opportunity to study in a modern digital campus where many of the most recent technologies are tested and implemented on a daily basis. One of our recent initiatives — TalTechDigital — links digitalization with education, making TalTech the most innovative campus in the country.
World ranked and the most international university in Estonia
Founded in 1918, TalTech is the only university of technology in Estonia. It is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and is currently the most international university in the country with around 1700 international degree students coming from over 100 different countries.
TalTech is ranked in top 2,5% of the global universities and top 2% in certain fields. According to QS Ranking TalTech holds 601-650 position among over 25,000 assessed universities. Position by fields:
- 351-400 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- 351-400 in Economics & Econometrics
- 551-600 in Computer Science
Modern study programmes
TalTech’s study programmes and learning environment are constantly developing. Experienced professionals from both private and public sectors are involved and consulted to create curricula that would meet the latest needs of the labour market.
Several of the university’s laboratories have recently been renewed and more and more teaching is done via e-channels. Engineering and IT go in hand in hand in TalTech, which is reflected in our modern study programmes that closely combine the two fields. Over the years, TalTech engineers have developed smart and sustainable solutions for many pertinent problems in Estonia.
Our programmes provide high-quality education by combining in-depth study and creative labs. Thus, you will get the best hands-on experience for your education and your career. You can find a suitable programme for your career with internationally recognised programmes in:
- School of Information Technologies
- School of Business and Governance
- School of Engineering
- School of Science
Bringing together students, scientist and entrepreneurs
At TalTech, we value cooperation with enterprises and business. For many companies as well as public authorities, we are often the first contact point for finding solutions to a variety of organizational and product development questions.
Our innovation and business centre Mektory brings together researchers, students and entrepreneurs offering young people inspiration, knowledge, and resources to create and develop student start-ups and other innovative business ideas.
TalTech is an academic opinion leader as well as the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology. The courage to change, the will to evolve, and desire to have knowledge-based discussions make TalTech a think tank in academic discussions.
We believe that a high level of research and academic studies, as well as academic freedom, are absolutely crucial. Thus, TalTech has become the first university in Estonia to offer a tenure-based academic career model.
Scholarships & funding
Students from non-EU countries are required to pay tuition fees unless they receive a tuition fee waiver. A tuition fee waiver is a scholarship that grants free education based on the points gained in the course of admission (it is automatically awarded to the best candidates).
The EU citizens are exempt from tuition fees unless they are enrolled in a study programme under the School of Business and Governance.
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