Admission and studies

The Faculty of Social Sciences is the largest faculty of four at the University of Tartu by the number of students. There are 13 400 students studying at the university and 43% of them (5900, incl. international students) are students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. There are 6 institutes in Tartu, 2 regional colleges in Pärnu & Narva and a School of Law in the capital Tallinn. Our main research areas include law, economics, business, educational science and educational management, politics etc.

Degree programmes and admission requirements

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Admission to our international programmes starts on 2 January and ends on 15 March for our Master´s level programmes and on 15 April for our first level programme.

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Admission to Bachelor's and Master's studies

PhD Studies

For Current Students

Everyone at the University of Tartu has their own rights, obligations and possibilities which have been established to make the learning process fair and successful for all. The UT Counselling Centre offers free support services for students of all study levels.

UT Counselling Centre

Regulations and documents

Academic fraud

Study Instructions And Guidelines