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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 2021/2022

2 per year, 4 per semester

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Ms Eveli Pütsepp, Student Exchange Coordinator 

Eveli.putsepp@ut.ee

+372 737 6270

Study Abroad Centre, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18, Tartu, 50090 ESTONIA

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Ms Eveli Pütsepp, Student Exchange Coordinator

 Eveli.putsepp@ut.ee

+372 737 6270

Study Abroad Centre, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18, Tartu, 50090 ESTONIA

APPLICATION WEBSITE

http://www.ut.ee/en/prospective-students/exchange-students 

 

Students need to submit online application (https://incoming.ut.ee/

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 (possible but depends on the course and student)

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 

TOEFL iBT: 75; IELTS (academic): 5.5 (no part can be below 5.5)

 

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

Yes

Yes

DATES

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

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

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

1st Semester: 30 August 2021 until 30 January 2022, depending on the course  (some courses could end before Christmas 20.12.2021)

2nd Semester: 7 February – 26 June 2022

https://ois2.ut.ee/#/academic-calendar 

EXAMINATION PERIOD

December/January and May/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 may be possible but this cannot be confirmed/guaranteed 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.

Autumn semester: late August 2020 (TBC)

spring semester: early February 2020 (TBC)

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

EUR 370-420

HOUSING

EUR 300 (dormitory)

MEALS

EUR 250-300

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 30

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

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

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

University Video:

University Image Library: 

University Logos: 

University Incoming Student App: 

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