How to apply?
Before you submit your application online, make sure you have read the following terms and conditions:
The online application form must be submitted to apply for studies at TalTech. Create an account to complete the online application. You may complete it in multiple sessions.
You'll also have the opportunity to submit:
- A Motivation Letter - highlighting why you would like to attend the chosen programme and explaining your future academic and career goals;
- CV - detailing your educational background and professional experience, if applicable.
Once you have filled in your personal data and inserted the motivation letter, please upload:
- Previous education documents or the most recent academic transcripts in English (if the final documents are not yet available). If possible, transcripts should include an explanation of the grading system;
- Proof of English certificate or other acceptable information, according to the language requirements set by TalTech University;
- Copy of passport identification page.
PS! Before hitting the final SUBMIT button, please review your application and attachments for accuracy one last time.
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. Your online application will be processed only after the non-refundable application fee has been received by the International Recruitment and Admissions Division.
For us to be able to process your application after the deadline, it is crucial to make the payment latest on the application deadline. International bank transfer can take up to 2 weeks to process. The confirmation will be provided via online applications system Dreamapply.
Below, please find the most suitable payment method for you:
- International Money Transfer
BENEFICIARY: Tallinna Tehnikaülikool
ADDRESS: Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn
DESCRIPTION: application fee, (Dreamapply applicant ID), applicants first and last name (as it appears in passport and in online application).
BANK NAME: SEB Pank AS
BANK CODE: 401
- Online Payment Form
Available payment methods are: direct Estonian bank links and Visa or Mastercard credit payments.
In the description please write your Dreamapply Applicant ID.
You will be able to access your applicant ID by clicking on your name (1) and your applicant ID (2) will be displayed.
- For better service, candidates are requested to upload receipt of application fee payment to the online application system or notify us via email by writing to email@example.com.
- Applicants who have obtained previous degree in TalTech are waived from application fee
Once the first 2 steps have been fulfilled a preliminary evaluation and further guidance will be provided via online application system within 5 working days.
Skype interview date and time will be co-ordinated with the candidate personally.
If the programme requires additional test the instructions will be provided via online application system.
Only candidates who have succesfully passed the Skype interview are asked to send in documents by post. Individual notifications will be sent to each applicant via online application system.
Requirements for documents sent by post:
- printed and signed online application form;
- proof of English;
- copy of passport identification pages;
- receipt of application fee.
For Bachelor's studies
For Master's studies
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Final deadline for sending in documents by post
Education documents should be send only upon a request by the International Student Recruitment and Admissions Division. The evaluation of education documents by the Estonian ENIC/NARIC Centre takes approximately 1 month; therefore, it is preferable that hard copies of verified education documents will reach our office as soon as possible, but no later than:
- Non-EU 1st of July.
- EU 5th of August.
If your graduation is not within the allocated time frame for our application process (re: you could not send your documents before the specified deadlines), then contact us via study at taltech dot ee.
Documents should be sent to following address:
Tallinn University of Technology
International Recruitment and Admissions Division
Ehitajate tee 5
Please note, that application documents will not be returned.
Admission results will be announced online latest 1st of June. In order to be issued an acceptance letter, candidates must first receive a positive evaluation from faculty, and then complete the following steps:
- TalTech has received by the indicated deadline by post officially certified copies of education documents, proof of English proficiency certificate, printed and signed Dreamapply application and copy of passports identification pages.
- The applicant's previous education documents must have received positive evaluation from the Estonian ENIC/NARIC Centre to grant access to higher education in Estonia (this takes approximately 1 month).
- Application fee has been collected.
- For the tuition fee study place, tuition fee has been collected.
Upon receiving the acceptance letter, which will be sent individually to your e-mail address, you may proceed further with arranging your arrival (flights, accommodation and residence permits when applicable).
PS! TalTech has a right not to open a curriculum if less than 15 applicants have confirmed their student places. In this case, accepted students will be notified at the earliest opportunity, but no later than 20th of July 2019.
Application deadlines for non-Estonian citizens
(only Bachelor's and Master's programmes)
|1 January||Application period begins for 2019/2020|
|1 April||Application deadline for Non-EU|
|1 May||Application deadline for TalTech students, EU/EEA member states, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and countries who do not need visa to enter Estonia (See the complete list of countries on Ministry of Foreign Affairs website).|
|1 June||Admission results|
|1 August|| |
Application deadline for Finnish students applying for study programmes of School of Business and Governance (International Business Administration, Law, and Technology Governance) and BSc Integrated Engineering (extended for Finnish citizens only).
|2 Sept.||Beginning of Autumn semester studies.|