After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.
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.
Tartu is home to the oldest university in Estonia – the University of Tartu. The city is the 2nd largest with a population of over 100,000 inhabitants. Tartu is home to other universities and colleges.
The program provides comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects, and practice of international law and human rights.
International Law and Human Rights is a 2-year master's program providing comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects, and practice in the field of international law and human rights.
Why study international law and human rights?
Students obtain comprehensive knowledge in the field of international law and human rights.
The program aims to provide a good comparative perspective on the issues of international law and human rights, relying on our historical experience and geographical position — Estonia is located where the “West” and the “East” meet.
Practice is a compulsory component of the program.
The School of Law is one of the oldest faculties of the University of Tartu, where lawyers have been educated since the university was founded in 1632. Our alumni form 87% of the attorneys-at-law, 95% of the prosecutors and nearly all of the judges in Estonia. Also, Estonia’s previous and current judges at the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union obtained their degrees at the University of Tartu.
Studies take place in the capital, Tallinn, where various international organizations and relevant state institutions are located.
Students can take part in Martens Summer School on International Law. The summers school addresses current developments and challenges in international law and human rights and involves internationally renowned speakers, e.g. Bruno Simma, Christian Tomuschat, Angelika Nussberger, Alexander Trunk.
Designed for lawyers interested in pursuing careers in the field of information technology and cybersecurity, the program trains highly qualified IT Law experts much need
Designed for lawyers interested in pursuing careers in the field of information technology and cybersecurity, the program trains highly qualified IT Law experts much needed at law firms, IT companies, public agencies, international organizations, and consulting firms. The students will enjoy full access to UT services and full participation in all events of the IT Law Program.
Practical focus: a significant part of teaching in this program will simulate real-life situations. Students gain access to 30 IT Law practitioners and IT specialists from around the world participating in the program. As consultants, lecturers, or mentors, they synchronize the legal education with the technical developments in the ICT sector....
2-year master's programme prepares specialists for the financial sector, banking and insurance industries.
2-year master's Actuarial and Financial Engineering programme prepares specialists for the financial sector, banking and insurance industries in quantitative methods of risk assessment and hedging, providing knowledge and skills in two major areas - financial engineering and insurance mathematics.
Why Actuarial and Financial Engineering?
Special emphasis on applied mathematical models and quantitative methods.
The only programme of this kind in the region, meeting EU educational standards in actuarial mathematics.
Graduates are very competitive on the national and international job market as analysts, actuaries and risk engineers.
Knowledge, practical skills and competence needed to succeed in careers at banks, insurance companies, consulting, financial utilities and financial supervisory authorities.
The teaching staff consists of highly qualified professors, who have also done extensive research and have international experience. Some of the lectures in the programme will be delivered by visiting international staff.
All graduates can find jobs easily in Estonia and around the world.