Documents to be submitted:
- Online application
- Motivation letter – guidelines and evaluation criteria are included in the online application form;
- Official copy of the Bachelor’s diploma or its equivalent and Diploma Supplement (transcript/mark sheet) in the original language;
- Official translation of the Bachelor’s diploma and Diploma Supplement (transcript/mark sheet) into English, translation certified;
- Proof on the English language proficiency;
- Copy of the passport page stating the applicant’s personal particulars.
Please keep in mind that the electronic copies must be made of the original educational certificates that have been stamped and signed by the issuing institution. Incomplete applications or those submitted by email will not be considered by the University.
Applicants will receive feedback, notifications and official admission offers through the DreamApply system to their email. Once applying, you should ensure that you have access to your DreamApply and email accounts. The decisions on the applications will be made based on the electronic copies that have been added to the DreamApply system by the applicants. If needed, the University has a right to request the applicant to send application documents by post immediately after providing the scanned copies.
All the applicants who have been admitted are required to send all the application documents by post to: Student Admissions, University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18-134, Tartu 50090, ESTONIA.
Please note that the documents are expected to be mailed to the University only by those receiving the admission offer (unless instructed otherwise by the admissions staff). Some country-specific requirements also specify the way documents must be certified.
Please make sure the documents reach the University within 3 weeks from the announcement of the offer. For example, if the admission offer is announced on April 1, the hard copies of the application documents must be received by the University by April 21. You will be informed when the documents have arrived.
The official admission letter will be sent to the accepted students by email only after reviewing their hard copies of the application documents. Once you receive the admission letter, you may proceed further with arranging your arrival (flights, accommodation and residence permits/visas when applicable). If your application documents do not reach us in 3 weeks, the University has a right to withdraw the admission offer.
General admission requirements
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (at least 3 years of studies at a higher educational institution).
- English language requirements available here.
Residence permit issues
Please find more information about the application process for the residence permit.
NB! Applicants graduating in 2016 and having their diplomas issued later than application deadlines (in July, for example), please send an application form and the most recent an official Transcript of Records by the required deadline. Inform the International Student Service when the final diploma will be issued. For detailed information contact studyinfo [ät] ut.ee.
Only completed applications will be considered by the Admission Commission.
Announcement of admissions results
The university`s Admissions Commission will announce final admissions results by June 15. Admission notifications are sent by an e-mail. All admitted students must inform the university of their decision to accept or cancel the admission offer.
Please note that the decision regarding admission can only be taken if all required documents have been sent to the university!