TalTech, the only technological university in Estonia, is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. Here the synergy between different fields (technological, natural, exact, social and health sciences) is created and new ideas are born.

Top reasons to study here

  • TalTech is Estonia’s most innovative university, as confirmed by the Estonian universities’ reputation survey.
  • TalTech is currently the most international university in the country with around 1600 international degree students coming from over 90 different countries.
  • At TalTech, we value cooperation with enterprises and business.

About

History

TalTech was established on 17 September, 1918, when the Estonian Engineering Society uniting local technology intellectuals began to provide special engineering courses in German-occupied Estonia. In 1919, the activities were continued under a private school called Tallinn College of Engineering (TCE).

Education

  • Bachelor's Studies
  • Master's Studies
  • Doctoral Studies

Research

The tasks of the research field of TalTech are:

  • To initiate and engage in basic and applied studies in the relevant fields of research
  • To conduct target- and grant-based research and R&D services on a contract basis
  • To initiate and engage in programs and projects related to R&D activities and the implementation of research results

Career

Career counseling is free for TalTech students, prospective students and recent graduates.

Career counselling is a process that supports a person in making their career choices. You are the expert of your own life and responsible for your decisions. Career counsellor can support you in getting to know yourself and your possibilities better, give you information about education and labor market, advice on job search, and support you in making your career plans.

Career counselling can be helpful for:

  • making career choices and career plans
  • making self analysis
  • job search and applying for a job
  • writing your CV and cover letter
  • preparing for a job interview

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
601
2018
601
2017
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
601
2018
601
2017
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
896
2017
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2016
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

ESN TTÜ IC is a society set up by the Student’s Council of TalTech. It is also a section of Erasmus Student Network (ESN), an international student organization set up to help exchange students.

The mission of ESN TTÜ International Club (IC) is to integrate international students into Estonian life. ESN TTÜ International Club was officially founded in 2003 and consists of 20-30 active students of TTÜ. Tutors are mostly volunteers, who are either international or local degree students in TTÜ.

Housing services

  • On-Campus:
TalTech offers 7 different residential living communities. Most of the residences are located in Mustamäe, at close range of university study buildings. The newest TalTech Student Campus building is located in Kristiine borough, near the centre of Tallinn.
  • Off-Campus:
Private rooms and apartments

Library services

  • The TalTech  Library (hereinafter: Library) is the University’s library, a research library and the public central technical library of Estonia. This rules ensure the implementation of these three main directions, within the scope prescribed by the statutes of the Library.
  • In order to register as a user, a valid personal identification document with a photograph is required.

ICT services

  • E-mail
  • Classroom and network folders
  • Eduroam
  • Remote access to TTÜ library's databases
  • Remote access to network resources via FTP
  • Software for students
  • Web catalogue
  • ArcGIS
  • Moodle
  • Print and copy service

Medical services

All persons insured with health insurance in Estonia have a family practicioner who is the first person to consult with in the case of illness. One can register with a family practitioner by submitting an application to the physician selected.

If you are an EU citizen, please bring your European health insurance card or its replacement certificate to prove your eligibility for Estonian health care.

Student Life

Campus life

With its scenic location in Mustamäe, TalTech is the only campus-type university in the Baltic countries and one of the most compact university campuses in Europe. The territory of TalTech includes 72 buildings and has a total area of 55.5 hectares.

There is always something exciting happening at TalTech– scientific discoveries and experiments, new technologies and products, important lectures and conferences, etc. Campus is the scene of many communal activities, with a large number of student, cultural and sports events.

Sports facilities

TalTech has a new and modern Sports Center right on the main campus area. You can join the following activities:

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Gym
  • Indoor hockey
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Student clubs

  • AIESEC
  • WiT - Women in Tech
  • ESN TUT International Club
  • AEGEE-Tallinn
  • BEST-Estonia
  • Debate Society
  • TTÜ Cinema Club
  • TTÜ Adventure Cycling Club
  • Tennis Court Fellowship
  • T-Teater
  • Skeemipesa
  • TTÜ Culture Club
  • TTÜ Photo Club
  • TTÜ Film Club
  • Rally Club
  • TTÜ Marketing Club
  • Mining Group
  • Tartu Ehitiste Restaureerimise Tudengite Selts MTÜ (TERTS)
  • TTÜ Software Development Club lapikud
  • TTÜ Robotics Club
  • Formula Student Team Tallinn
  • Õigus Law Student Association