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Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of Technology


A vision of today’s society is innovative, entrepreneurial, technologically advanced, and open to the world, and this is what Tallinn Unversity of Technology (TalTech) is applying for through internationally high-level studies and research.

At TalTech, you can experience the future without stepping into a time machine. Here, education meets all things digital!

Here we make real things and develop them on the spot from scratch. The featured projects cover self-driving vehicles, student satellites, e-Pavement (road pavement that produces solar electricity), artificial intelligence to create personal routes for tourists, and much more. We offer an opportunity to study in a modern digital campus where many of the most recent technologies are tested and implemented on a daily basis. One of our recent initiatives — TalTechDigital — links digitalisation with education, making TalTech the most innovative campus in the country.

Modern study programmes

TalTech’s study programmes and learning environment are constantly developing. Experienced professionals from both private and public sectors are involved and consulted to create curricula that would meet the latest needs of the labour market. Several of the university’s laboratories have recently been renewed and more and more teaching is done via e-channels. Engineering and IT go in hand in hand in TalTech, which is reflected in our modern study programmes that closely combine the two fields. Over the years, TalTech engineers have developed smart and sustainable solutions for many pertinent problems in Estonia.

Our programmes provide high-quality education by combining in-depth study and creative labs. Thus, you will get the best hands-on experience for your education and your career. You can find a suitable programme for your career with internationally recognised programmes in:

  • School of Information Technologies
  • School of Business and Governance
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Science

Bringing together students, scientists and entrepreneurs

At TalTech, we value cooperation with enterprises and businesses. For many companies as well as public authorities, we are often the first contact point for finding solutions to a variety of organizational and product development questions. Our innovation and business centre Mektory brings together researchers, students and entrepreneurs offering young people inspiration, knowledge, and resources to create and develop student start-ups and other innovative business ideas.

TalTech is an academic opinion leader as well as the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology. The courage to change, the will to evolve, and the desire to have knowledge-based discussions make TalTech a think tank in academic discussions.

We believe that a high level of research and academic studies, as well as academic freedom, are absolutely crucial. Thus, TalTech is the first university in Estonia to offer a tenure-based academic career model.


Founded in 1918, TalTech is ranked in top 3% of world's best universities (QS World University Rankings). It is the only university of technology in Estonia and accommodates around 10,000 students, out of which 14% are international students from over 100 different countries.


Admission start and deadlines

  • February 1st, 2023 – Admission opens
  • April 1st, 2023 – Application deadline for non-EU citizens
  • May 1st, 2023 – Application deadline for citizens from OECD member states, Georgia, Ukraine, and non-EU candidates who are residing in Estonia on a legal basis
  • June 1st, 2023 – Application deadline for citizens from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland
  • August 1st, 2023 – Application deadline for Finnish, Latvian, and Lithuanian citizens applying for programmes of the School of Business and Governance

Campus Features

    Why study at Tallinn University of Technology

    Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) is the flagship in engineering and IT science and education in Estonia, providing higher education at all levels in engineering and technology, information technology, economics, science, and maritime. TalTech’s mission is to be a promoter of science, technology, and innovation and a leading provider of engineering and economic education in Estonia. The curricula are regularly updated to meet the needs of the labour market and strong private sector practitioners are involved. TalTech’s learning environment is also constantly evolving – several laboratories have been renovated and more and more teaching is done via e-channels. TalTech supports companies in organisational and product development. The Innovation and Business Centre Mektory brings together researchers, students, and entrepreneurs. Young people get inspiration, knowledge, and resources to establish and develop student start-ups. The university attaches great importance to the distinctive high standard of science and teaching and academic freedom. Thus, TalTech has become the first university in Estonia to offer a tenure-based academic career model.

    Student services & facilities

    TalTech provides student counselling services to help students to be successful in their studies. The center offers information, counselling, training, consultation, and cooperation, as well as career counselling and psychological counselling in order to support those students who are experiencing study-related and personal difficulties. TalTech library is located in the centre of the university campus, making it a convenient spot for studying and relaxing between lectures. It offers five hundred different reading and study places and provides computers for its users on each floor. At the campus you can also find printing, copying and scanning services, as well as Bank ATM, lockers, self-service laundry, cafeterias and canteens.

    Program Admission Requirements

    Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

    Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


    • Tallinn

      Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn