Estonian Information Technology College
Note! As of 1 August 2017, Estonian IT College will merge with Tallinn University of Technology. The Bachelor’s programme of Cyber Security Engineering, which will be taught in Tallinn University of Technology as of September 2017, is based on the programme previously taught by IT College. Graduates enrolled from September 2017 will receive a Bachelor’s degree from Tallinn University of Technology.
Estonian IT College is a private non-profit higher educational institution (UAS – University of Applied Sciences), established in 2000 and owned by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation for Education (HITSA). Founders of HITSA demonstrate unique public-private partnership in country – they are: state, represented by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, two largest Estonian universities – Tallinn University of Technology and Tartu University, and private sector, represented by Estonian Telecom and Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications.
The Estonian Information Technology College is the leading IT institution of applied higher education in Estonia. What makes the IT College special is its academic staff that are all professionals in the field – a third of all of the lecturers come from IT firms and company or state IT departments.
The strengths of Estonian IT College are based on years of educational and development work using our network of highly educated and experienced specialists of Estonian ICT industry, third sector and academic world.
To provide well balanced knowledge based teaching and practice oriented training, IT College works very closely together with both founder universities as well as with ICT industry in Estonia. Good neighbors of Estonian IT College are Tallinn University of Technology and Tallinn Technology Park Tehnopol. The education in IT College is enriched through international cooperation and networking with more than twenty higher educational partners in different European countries.
Professional higher education is higher education of the first cycle, the purpose of which is to acquire the competencies necessary for working in a certain profession or for continuing studies at the master’s level. The Estonian IT College diploma gives access to Master's Studies.
Type of institution: Private University, University of Applied Sciences
Faculties and colleges: Information Technology, curriculums Cyber Security Engineering, IT Systems Development, IT Systems Administration and Information System Analysis.
Completing a three-year programme of 180 credit points students acquire a special qualification that corresponds to the Bachelor’s degree and is aimed at working in a specific field. The graduates are able to continue their studies at the Master’s level.
Number of students: over 800
International student office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact person: Ms. Martina Tsänkmann
Phone: +372 628 5831
Address: Raja 4c, Tallinn 12616 Estonia