B.A. On Campus

Business Administration

University of Tartu

36 months
3800 EUR/year
3800 EUR/year
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The Bachelor of Business Administration at University of Tartu is a 3-year full-time programme preparing students for successful entry to international or local labour market and further studies. 


 The programme in  Business Administration at University of Tartu aims to develop a thorough understanding of an enterprise and its environment. It covers all major areas of business administration: business law, management, economic policy, accounting, finance, marketing, ethics, human resources, global economy, innovation and research methods.

Studies involve analysing real life cases, lectures by company representatives, group works, home assignments that engage several courses at once, company visits, drafting a business plan etc. Students are also expected to complete an internship in companies. A wide-ranging curriculum enables students to continue after graduation on the path they prefer the most.


After graduation, the students have a wide range of possible career choices and opportunities. Thousands of School of Economics and Business Administration graduates work successfully in private businesses, hold important positions in public companies and institutions, or have continued in academic careers worldwide, incl. many outstanding business and political leaders, notably, Mr. Siim Kallas, former Vice-President of the European Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Basics of Business Ethics
  • Business Communication
  • Practical Training in Economics and Business Administration
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Microeconomics


Helen Poltimäe, Programme Director. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

April 15: deadline for non-EU/EU/EEA/Switzerland with tuition waivers

June 30: deadline for EU/EEA/UK/Switzerlandwithout tuition waivers


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • secondary education
  • English language proficiency

Applications are evaluated based on

the higher/senior secondary school result in Mathematics (yields 40% of the final score). 

As a higher/senior secondary school result in Mathematics we accept:

  • - state exam result or final grade in Mathematics (in case you have already graduated)


  • - SAT Subject Test in Mathematics (level 1 or 2) result (in case yo do not have a high school result in Mathematics or want to improve your result)


  • - current grades in Mathematics (in case you have not yet graduated), which means the grades for Mathematics for all your higher/senior secondary school years up until the moment you submit the application. NB! Applying with current grades is only available for some countries (see Step 1 below).
  • the score of the motivation letter (yields 60% of the final score)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3800 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3800 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.


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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