Tallinn University of Technology

Admission Autumn 2024

Nomination Deadline May 1st
Application Deadline May 15th

Welcome to the virtual tour of TalTech!

ESN TalTech International Club invites you to the Campus tour

Name of the institution


Responsible department

Erasmus code



Contact person: name,
e-mail, phone

Tallinn University of Technology


Mobility Centre


Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn

Estonia, EE

Pillemari Lilleorg
+372 620 3517

Fact sheet for 2024/25

Key data on the institution

Official name Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool (TalTech)
Postal address Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn, Estonia
University website


Virtual tour https://virtualtour.taltech.ee/
Rector Prof. Tiit Land (Mr)
Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Hendrik Voll (Mr)

Key data on Erasmus+ and international relations

Erasmus code/charter no EE TALLINN04/
Ref. Ares (2021) 1522820-27/02/2021
Responsible Office for Erasmus Office of Academic Affairs, Mobility Centre
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator,
incoming staff
Ms. Riina Potter
Phone/ E-mail +372 620 3717/ riina.potter@taltech.ee
Responsible for ICM and Staff Trainings Ms. Ann Neudorf
Phone/ E-mail +620 3422 ann.neudorf@taltech.ee
Responsible for incoming students Ms. Pillemari Lilleorg
Phone/ E-mail +372 620 3517/ incoming@taltech.ee
Responsible for outgoing students Ms. Kerli Roosimaa
Phone/ E-mail +372 620 3549/ kerli.roosimaa@taltech.ee
Bilateral agreements and delegations
Centre of International Event Management
Ms. Anna-Maria Nizovtseva
+372 620 2007

Information for incoming exchange students

Website for incoming exchange students https://taltech.ee/en/incoming-students
Number, field and period of accepted students Based on the agreement
Online Nomination Autumn Semester, whole Academic Year - 2024 May 1st
Spring - 2024 November 1st
Nomination takes place on the SoleMove online platform. Your contact person will receive the login credentials to their email. If he/she has not received them, please send the contact name and email address to incoming@taltech.ee
Academic Calendar Autumn Semester begins on the Monday closest to September 1st, followed by 16 study weeks and 3 weeks of exams. Christmas holiday between Christmas and New Year.
Spring Semester begins on the Monday closest to February 1st, followed by 16 study weeks and 3 weeks of exams.
Application Deadlines May 15th - Autumn Semester and whole Academic year
November 15th - Spring Semester
Application and Required Documents
  • SoleMove online application. Students, who are nominated via SoleMove will get their login credentials by e-mail.
  • Learning Agreement
  • Transcript of Records
  • Certificate of English, min level B2
  • Copy of identification document
    Copy of the passport for Non-EU students
  • CV
Language requirements Level of English must be at least B2 for non-native English speaking students.
(For example: TOEFEL ibt 72, IELTS 5,5, TOEIC 780 and above)
Course selection.
Exchange students can choose courses from degree programmes delivered in English (see at right column). However, there may be some minor changes and prerequisites for exchange students each semester. Therefore we update the special course offer for exchange students twice a year. In April for Autumn and in October for Spring. Students are allowed to change their Learning Agreements once they arrive to Estonia.

   Bachelor studies:

  • International Business Administration (BA)
  • Law (BA)
  • Integrated Engineering (BSc)
  • Cyber Security Engineering (BSc)

    Master Studies:
  • International Business Administration (MA)
  • Law (MA)
  • Technology Governance and Digital Transformation (MA)
  • Cybersecurity*
  • Digital Health (MSc)
  • Software Engineering (MSc)*
  • Industrial Engineering and Management (MSc)
  • Design and Technology Futures (Msc)*
  • Technology Wood, Plastics and Textiles (MSc)
  • E-Governance Technologies and Services (MSc)
    *Joint programmes with other Estonian Universities.
    Exchange students can take only TalTech courses.
ECTS credits

TalTech uses ECTS grading system. One ECTS corresponds to 26 hours of studies (lecturers, seminars, practice, home works) performed by student.

60 ECTS is normal workload for one academic year
30 ECTS is normal workload for one semester

Minimum amount of ECTS required from student is 15 ECTS per semester.
Maximum amount of ECTS is no more than 40 ECTS per semester.

Grading system

5 - excellent
4 - very good
3 - good
2 - satisfactory
1 - poor
0 - failed

In the instance of a non-graded assessment, a threshold shall be established. With a student's reaching or surpassing this threshold the assessment shall be indicated  as sufficient - A (pass), or, in the case of students's not reaching the threshold, the assessment shall be indicated as not sufficient - M (fail). MI - not attended.

Practical information for incoming exchange students


Academic hostel is TalTech affiliated hostel and a legendary Erasmus-home in Tallinn. All the applicants will get information a day after the application deadline to TalTech. First come, first served. Feel free to contact to the hostel even you are looking accommodation out of campus or did not get the place. There is the special student price, depends on house and room and lenght of sty.
info@academichostel.com +372 620 2275

Private housing costs more, the price depends on the location and the condition of the apartment. Utilities may be high during the cold season from October to April.

Weather The weather affects all off campus activities.
Citizenship and Residence issues

D-Type long term visa is required from non-EU students.
Non-EU students with other EU countries visas and Living Permits for study purpose are accepted.

EU students have to register their residence at Tallinn upon arrival.

Living expenses

Living expenses are lower than in the old or northern EU countries, capital cities, however higher than expected, usually. Each student can determine other expenses individually depending on their needs.

  • Exchange students do not have tuition and lab fees. Books are available in the library.
  • Housing: 300-800 EUR per month.
  • Meal at TalTech canteens: Morning 2-3 EUR, lunch 5-8 EUR. Canteens are closed on Sunday and late evenings. Food cost per month is about 300+ euros.
  • Transport from the airport: By taxi, single ride in Tallinn costs around 15-20 eur.
  • Local transport for getting to the university:
    Students from third countries pay 30 eur for 30 days.
    EU students pay the same amount of money until they register their residence in Tallinn and get their Estonian ID card.
  • Free time: Depends on students' lifestyle 0-1000 eur per month.
  • Any other costs: In the beginning of semester students need to pay for some cards (Esonian ID card, ISIC card, ESN card, library card), may-be some copies.
Student services
  • Student Counselling office
  • Library
  • WiFi in the campus
  • ATM-s
  • Cafeterias
  • Bindery
  • Sport Centre (Students get credits for Basics of Physical Movement)
  • Group Study Rooms
Welcome Week A week before the beginning of the semester TalTech organizes Welcome week for new students.
Student Organisations ESN TalTech IC is responsible for international students. Many other local student organisations.
How to arrive to Tallinn and TalTech? Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (Lennujaama tee 12). 
The Tallinn Bus Station (Lastekodu 46). 
Port of Tallinn has three terminals
A (Sadama 25/2)
B (Sadama 25/3)
D (Lootsi 13)
FAQ https://taltech.ee/en/faq-0