Your official national guide to higher education in the Republic of Estonia

What is...

...Study in Estonia?

Study in Estonia is your official national guide to higher education in the Republic of Estonia and is maintained by the Education and Youth Board of Estonia. Our aim is to promote Estonia as an attractive study destination and promote the possibilities for studying for international students.

More than 150 degree programmes offered by our partner institutions are fully taught in English. We hope that all of you who have made the decision to come to study in Estonia will experience something new and gain valuable experiences for the rest of your life.



A bachelor’s degree provides you with the basic understanding and knowledge of the study programme that you have chosen.


The European education system is famous for its unique and high quality master’s degree programmes all over the world.


Doctoral studies in Estonia are without tuition fee. There are PhD students from more than 50 countries studying here.

Short courses

Estonian universities offer various international short courses (1-4 weeks) for applicants.

Application deadlines are approaching

Visit our online admission system to apply to Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral programmes.

why estonia?

Map of Estonia

Estonia is an e-society, with electronic ID-cards, e-government, e-health, e-school, e-parking and so much more ( You would be living in a very unique country!

It takes only about 20 minutes to found your own company online and 99% of banking is done online.

Europe's start-up hot-spot!

One of the safest countries in the world.

Ranks 2nd place for internet freedom in the world.


Estonian government and universities have initiated various scholarship schemes in order to support international students who are interested in studying in Estonia.


Before applying to study in Estonia, please read the relevant information about study programmes, admission process, requirements for applicants, tuition fees and deadlines.


International students in Estonia do not need an additional working permit to work while studying full time. They are allowed to work on the condition that it does not interfere with their studies.

Visa and residence permit

The visa and residence permit application process will usually begin after student has been accepted to study on chosen programme.


We would be happy to answer your questions! Please fill in the contact form HERE

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