A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Estonia is among other things known for its forests (they make up almost half of the territory) and for being the only country in Europe with almost total 4G network coverage. Estonia provides high-level and internationally recognized education, and many universities in the country offer degree programs in English.
We provide a comprehensive curriculum in Asian and Middle Eastern economies, politics, languages and societies, a flexible and personalised study plan, and a multinationa
Asia and the Middle East are two of the most fascinating and rapidly developing regions of the World, creating challenges and offering opportunities for the 21st century. By 2050, close to 60% of world’s consumers will live in the region, China will be an indisputable superpower, Hindi, Bengali and Urdu will dominate much of the world business, Islam will change and diversify due to its contact with modernity, and migration will continue to put pressure on the Middle East.
We provide a comprehensive curriculum in Asian and Middle Eastern economies, politics, languages and societies, a flexible and personalised study plan, and a multinational study environment. The programme creates tailor-made study packages at our partner universities across Asia and the Middle East and values the need to fine-tune your practical skills through internships (included in the programme) in private companies, state organisations and NGOs....
The master's programme provides knowledge and skills in a modern or classical language and culture.
The European Languages and Cultures master's programme trains students to be cultural mediators (translators, administrators, editors, etc.) by providing knowledge and skills in a modern or classical language and culture. The programme covers 7 areas of speciality (students focus on one):
English language and literature
French language and literature
Spanish language and literature
Russian and Slavic philology
German language and literature
Scandinavian languages and literature
The graduates will be competitive candidates for careers in professions that require excellent proficiency in foreign languages and cultural competence in state institutions, universities and research institutions, IT companies, museums, publishing houses cultural exchange organisations in Estonia and abroad....
The programme integrates empirical and theoretical understanding of democracy and governance, the two essential parameters of political development in the contemporary wo
Is democracy conquering the world as the single most accepted model for political and social development? Is democracy being overwhelmed by globalization, popular discontent with politics and renewed authoritarian tendencies? How can democratic political leaders govern and retain legitimacy in the world today?
These are the most important challenges to tackle as a professional in this field. The MA programme in Democracy and Governance offers you the knowledge and skills to be a part of this search for solutions.
The MA programme integrates an empirical and theoretical understanding of democracy and governance. Understanding them is the key to building a successful career in modern government, civil society, politics and international organisations....
The MA program combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several ke
The MA program of International Relations and Regional Studies combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several key regions of the world, including the European Union, Russia and Eurasia, and the Baltic Sea region.
Why study international relations at the University of Tartu?
The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings)
The research and teaching in the field of IR at UT is internationally visible and recognized placing us among the top IR schools in Eastern and Central Europe.
Extensive international collaboration with universities in the U.S. (George Mason University, George Washington University), various universities in Europe, partner institutions in Russia (Higher School of Economics, MGIMO, and others), and major international academic networks (e.g. PONARS-Eurasia, EISA, CEEISA).
Interesting geographical location: Estonia is one of the smallest EU member states which is situated in the center of the Baltic Sea Region and on Russia’s doorstep.
Since 1989, Estonia has been in the center of democratic, economic and geopolitical change in Eastern Europe.
Advanced study facilities, excellent libraries, well-equipped computer labs and modern residence halls.
Interactive and innovative teaching and learning methods are widely used.
A wide variety of opportunities to study abroad, incl. Erasmus+ agreements and ISEP.
Studying in Tartu is both attractive and affordable – high-quality education at a low cost in a country that is simultaneously both ancient and very modern, close to nature and technologically...
The programme provides students with the analytical tools and skills to understand the political, historical, and economic developments in Russia, the EU, and their share
The European Union – Russia Studies master’s programme (EURUS) is a unique multidisciplinary programme combining different disciplines such as political science, comparative politics, international relations, economics, law, history and cultural studies. The programme binds together the study of two regions - Europe and Russia - in one curriculum, providing a comprehensive understanding of political, social, and economic developments in the EU and its member states as well as in Russia and its neighbouring transition countries.
The objective of the European Union-Russia Studies MA-Programme is to provide global labour market with experts in the field of the EU-Russian affairs for the public and private sector. Given the overall expanding complex relations between the European Union and the Russian Federation – there is a growing need for specialists trained in European Union and Russia affairs....