Each year, Estonian universities welcome more and more international students from all over the world. With long academic traditions and world-renowned higher education institutions, Estonia has become an attractive study destination for students abroad. Degree programmes taught in English are currently offered in 7 Estonian universities and in 1 university of applied sciences.

Admission to internationally accredited and English language study programmes is usually administered by the higher education institution.

Overall, there are 20 educational institutions offering higher education in Estonia:

  • 6 public universities
  • 1 privately owned university
  • 8 state professional higher education institutions
  • 5 private professional higher education institutions

Mikheil Basilaia


I study Cyber Security. I think in Estonia there is everything needed for study – from libraries to high level academic personnel. It is the country where student can have both – high level education and high level fun!