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ESTONIA: UNIVERSITY OF TARTU

Tartu, Estonia

GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

The University of Tartu
Tartu, Estonia

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

4

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Eveli Putsepp
Student Exchange Coordinator

Study Abroad Centre

University of Tartu

Ulikooli 18-131

Tartu 50090

Estonia

+372-737-6270

eveli.putsepp@ut.ee

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Same as above

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

No difference

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Yes

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

Medicine

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Medicine

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

Minimum requirement: 15 ECTS per semester. No maximum limits but it is not recommended to take more than 30 ECTS per semester (full work load).

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Both

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

Two weeks after the beginning of the semester

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

A proof of the English language proficiency is not required from native speakers and students of the universities where English is the language of instruction.

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Exchange students (not native speakers) must meet level B2 requirements for English proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (www.ut.ee/sites/default/files/ut_files/da5a424f8e5f32f1d2b3239b55df9293.pdf). Documented evidence is needed to demonstrate student's English language proficiency. This could include an official letter from a language instructor at student's home university stating the student's language level on CEF scale. International language tests (TOEFL, IELTS) are also accepted.

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

No

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Services that assist on registration for courses: from the website http://www.ut.ee/en/courses-taught-english students can find guidelines for using the Study Information System (video tutorial and general guideline on how to search and register for courses); students can also ask help from their tutors (senior students who help international students).

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 15 April
Semester 2/Spring: 1 November

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Semester 1/Fall: The official exam period is in January
Semester 2/Spring: The official exam period is in June.

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

Depends on the course. Sometimes it is possible but this cannot be confirmed beforehand. Exam times are discussed with the professors at first lectures

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Not mandatory but highly recommended.
Semester 1/Fall: 28-30 August
Semester 2/Spring: 6-7 February

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

EUR 370-420

HOUSING

EUR 130 (dormitory)

MEALS

EUR 200-250

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 30

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

EUR 10 (if monthly ticket is used; otherwise, more expensive)

HEALTH INSURANCE

OTHER

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes

HOUSING OPTIONS

Place in a twin room in the dormitory. All dormitories are centrally located. Dormitories mainly consist of twin rooms with shared bathroom and kitchen (usually 2-3 rooms share a bathroom and kitchen). The chance of getting a single room is very limited.

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

Separate housing application. Information about the housing application and deadlines will be sent together with the admission letter.

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

General public facilities available.

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Yes Limited possibilities, must be agreed beforehand

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

Very limited possibilities

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS UNIVERSITY

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