36 months
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About

The Science and Technology bachelor's programme at the University of Tartu provides a broad overview of natural and exact sciences and technologies. You can specialise in either bioengineering & robotics, chemistry & materials science or genetics & biotechnology.

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Overview

*This programme profile is financed by Dora Plus Action 4: Marketing of study and employment opportunities in Estonia (European Regional Development Fund).

The international three-year bachelor’s programme in Science and Technology has innovative content and comprises selected parts of all taught in the Faculty of Science and Technology. It provides a broad overview of natural and exact sciences and technologies. In the first year, the students study subjects which give good basic knowledge and prepare to work with modern technologies and materials. Later it is possible to choose a suitable field of specialisation, based on the acquired knowledge about different areas.

Students can choose a combined specialisation in genetics and biotechnology, bioengineering and robotics, or chemistry and materials science.

Why study Science and Technology at the University of Tartu ?

  • The University of Tartu belongs to the top 1.2% of the world's universities (300th position in the QS World University Rankings 2022).
  • You do not have to choose a specialisation right away: try out different fields and make your choice in the second year.
  • Explore a wide range of study-related extracurricular activities, including participation in student satellite project ESTCube and the biggest synthetic biology competition in the world, iGEM, which was won by our students in 2021.
  • Graduates can continue studies in any natural science or work for technology companies.

Career opportunities

After graduation, students may either continue their studies in any field of natural science or work for a technology company.

Accreditation

University of Tartu Institutional Accreditation 2015-2022: The Quality Assessment Council for Higher Education of the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education decided to accredit the University of Tartu for seven years.

The next accreditation will be conducted in 2022.

Programme Structure

There are three specialisations:

  • bioengineering and robotics
  • chemistry and materials science
  • genetics and biotechnology

Examples of courses: 

  • Chemical Principles
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Physics and Engineering
  • Introduction to Analytical Modelling
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Materials Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Audience

We welcome all students who are interested in natural sciences.

Lecturers

The programme director is Ilona Faustova, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Tartu.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Tartu and/or in Estonia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Secondary education
  • English language proficiency
  • Higher/senior secondary school  result in Mathematics
  • Higher/senior secondary school  result in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tartu

300 - 600 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Tuition waivers are available.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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