Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of TechnologyABOUT TTÜ

Founded in 1918, Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ) is a public university with a long academic history - in 2018, TTÜ will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

TTÜ is a modern, international university providing its students knowledge and skills necessary in today’s international marketplace. TTÜ is the oldest and largest public university in the capital city, Tallinn and the most international university in Estonia (35% of all international degree students studying in Estonia, study at TTÜ). It also holds the 601-650 position on QS World University Rankings, which makes it attractive to international students as well as international teaching staff and researchers.

TTÜ is known as the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education, were synergy between different fields – technology, natural, exact, social and health sciences – is created and new ideas are born. With strong emphasis on internationalization, TTÜ has a multicultural student body (there are 1900 international students from around 90 countries) and many international professors (10% foreign staff members). There are over 30 fully accredited international degree programmes (4 Bachelor programmes, 17 Master programmes  and 10 PhD programmes) that are available fully in English.

At TTÜ students are offered exciting student and cultural life and the best accommodation and sporting opportunities. The TTÜ campus is also a home to the Estonian Information Technology College and 150 high-tech companies (e.g. Skype). The campus of TTÜ was chosen among the best in the world in 2014 by the Club of the Rectors of Europe. There are cooperation projects with the top 10 universities (Stanford, Technische Universität München, Delft University of Technology and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Europe to name just a few.), scientists and companies (e.g. Microsoft, Google, Samsung and Mitsubishi etc.) of the world.

Graduates of TTÜ have been admitted to Oxford University, the University of London, University of Mannheim, Chalmers University of Technology, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Helsinki Technical University, St. Gallen University, University of Southern Denmark and other renowned academic institutions.


Type of institution: Public University

Founded: 1918

Language of instruction: Estonian, English

Location: Tallinn, capital of Estonia

Number of students: 12 000

Number of international students: 1900 (1500 international degee students, 400 exchange students),

Ranking: 601-650 QS World University Rankings® 2016/17 (among top 3% in the world)


International student office: study@ttu.ee

Contact person: Ms. Kadri-Ann Matson

Phone: +372 620 2022

Email: study@ttu.ee

Website: www.ttu.ee/studying

Address: Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn 19086 Tallinn