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International Business Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #651 (QS) Tallinn, Estonia
The curriculum of International Business Administration at Tallinn University of Technology provides students with the knowledge of essential functionalities of an international company: management, marketing, logistics, accounting, and financial management.
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As your future course mates are from different countries, you will get to know different cultures and hone your English language skills. All the teaching is carried out in English and comprises lectures and practical seminars. Several classes are read by guest professors working in their field. Students will also visit different companies.

After acquiring fundamental business knowledge, students in the International Business Administration programme at Tallinn University of Technology are free to specialise in either marketing, finance, accounting and business intelligence, and entrepreneurship and management.

Specialisation in Marketing

In marketing, you will learn the basics of the field and get to know different theoretical viewpoints. You will see how to increase the competitive advantages of an international company with the help of marketing. You will learn the ways to manage marketing, e-marketing, consumer behaviour, market research and planning, and marketing communication.

Specialisation in Finance

If you select this field of study, you will learn how to comprehend business in financial terms. You will learn to interpret the information in a company’s financial report and to make meaningful and productive managerial decisions based on it. 

Specialisation in Accounting and Business Intelligence

In accounting and business intelligence, you will get to know the foundations of analysing securities and factors that shape the value of a company. You will learn various methods of analysing financial data and summarising and reporting your findings.

Specialisation in Entrepreneurship and Management

This specialisation combines knowledge and skills for starting your own enterprise or managing an already existing one. You will learn about start-up entrepreneurship and innovation as well as get acquainted with management and leadership, personnel management, project management and functioning principles of different companies. 

Career Prospects

In the global economy, companies become heavily interdependent in their commercial activities. Talented people, who can understand the specifics of international business and can integrate supply chain elements from different corners of the world, are in high demand.

Who Will You Become After Graduation?

TalTech's School of Business and Governance prepares managers and specialists with extensive knowledge of economy and business for international companies and the public sector. Therefore, you will have the prerequisites to work in the field of marketing, finance, accounting and human resources of international companies all over the world. A strong international marketing background also gives you the opportunity to find a job in export management. You can, of course, start your own company and determine its development yourself. There is also always the possibility to continue business education at the master’s level and to specialise even more in your chosen field of studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Business Mathematics 
  • Environmental and Sustainable Development Economics 
  • Statistics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics  
  • Research Methods in Business Studies 
  • Business Law 
  • Principles of Financial Accounting 
  • Basic Finance 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Please note that you must submit your education documents in digital form by the application deadline. In case you are unable to submit the final Diploma, you should include your most recent transcript (Diploma may be submitted later). The Admissions office needs this to pre-evaluate your eligibility for a given programme.

Students for TalTech international study programmes are admitted based on the admission threshold. Online interview will be conducted only to the candidates who have passed the online test. The maximum score for the motivation letter and online interview is 10 points. An applicant who receives the minimum of 5 points is admitted.

Please note that although there are no formal subject prerequisites, we assume that you have passed Mathematics subject at the high school level.

Specific Requirements

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent 
  • Motivation Letter 
  • Online test 
  • Online Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3100 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3100 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Tallinn

  • 598 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


  • Tuition fee waiver scholarship

A tuition fee waiver is a non-monetary scholarship granted automatically to the best candidates according to the points earned in the course of admission. Scholarship is awarded for the whole study period. 

  • Performance scholarship

Students can apply for performance scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is 100 € (euros) per month. First-year students can apply from the second semester. 

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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