2012 Master Scholarship at Tallinn University, Estonia

Deadline: 20 May 2012
Open to: Individuals studying in a state-accredited curriculum that is fully taught in a foreign language
Scholarship: 288 EUR per month


Tallinn University is a public institution of higher education. Its main strengths lie in the fields of humanities and social sciences, but it also has a strong and constantly growing component of natural and exact sciences, as well as a notable tradition of teacher training and educational research.

Tallinn University is the third largest university in Estonia, consisting of 19 institutes and 5 colleges. It has nearly 10 000 students as well as more than 560 faculty members and research fellows, and is the fastest growing university in Estonia.

Tallinn University now offers scholarship in one of the seven Master’s curricula that students can apply to in year 2012:

  •  Anthropology
  •  International Relations
  •  Communication Management
  •  Comparative Literature and Cultural Semiotics
  •  European Studies: Europeanization of Governance and Politics
  •  Interactive Media and Knowledge Environments
  •  Audiovisual Media: Documentary Film


An eligible candidate is:

  • is not a resident of the Republic of Estonia (if the applicant is a first year master student);
  • has not exceeded the total period of stay of one year during the last three years (if the applicant is a first year master student) and will begin their studies in TU on 1st September 2012;
  •  has collected at least 54 ECP in the framework of curriculum by the end of the first academic year (if the applicant is a first year master student);
  • has a full study load and resides in Estonia during the period of scholarship acquisition;
  • studies in a state-accredited curriculum that is fully taught in a foreign language;
  • is not supported in his/her studies from other sources. The student confirms that he/she does not receive support from other sources.


The scholarship is 288 EUR per month and it is paid from 1 September to 30 June (10 months).

The university DoRa council decides on the granting of the scholarship, pursuant to the following principles:

  • the scholarship shall be granted to a first year master student with the best entrance result;
  • if there are no first year master students’ applications for the curriculum within the quota, then the scholarship is allocated to a second year student who has collected at least 54  ECP in the framework of curriculum and who, in the ranking list, has the highest weighted average grade among the second year master students applying for the scholarship;
  • if there are no applications submitted for the curriculum within the quota, the scholarship is given to a curriculum within the quota that has a large number of candidates, giving preference to first year master students.


To apply for a scholarship:

  • an applicant must complete and send the DATA SHEET via e-mail and via post to International Student Adviser Ms. Maarja Liht ([email protected]) at the Academic Affairs Office by the 20th of May.
  • second year master students must also submit an extract of their academic record in hard copy

Ms. Maarja Liht
Academic Affairs Office
Tallinn University
Narva mnt 25
Tallinn 10120

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