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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.
After graduation, students may either continue their studies in any field of natural science or work for a technology company.
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.
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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
- Materials Science
- Inorganic Chemistry
We welcome all students who are interested in natural sciences.
The programme director is Ilona Faustova, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Tartu.
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesBiotechnology Robotics Genetics
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Secondary education
- English language proficiency
- Higher/senior secondary school result in Mathematics
- Higher/senior secondary school result in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics
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International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Tartu
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.