Tallinn University

Tallinn University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Tallinn, Estonia.

"Tallinn is a nice combination of medieval buildings, Soviet history and modern technology" - experience from a former exchange student

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.


General information for exchange students

Course catalogue (BFM)

Practical matters

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately end of August – mid January
Semester II: approximately end of January – end of June

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Students can take courses in the programmes:

  • Integrated Arts, Music and Multimedia (BA)
  • Art Teacher (MA)

of the Baltic, Film, Media and Arts School (BFM). Students may also take courses within the Faculty of Humanities, which include the following programmes:

  • English Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • Islamic and Arabic Studies
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Russian Language and Culture

NB: based upon availability in the course! 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

On average, the cost of living in Tallinn is 300-400 EUR per month, not including accommodation.
Accommodation: prices range from 170 EUR (dormitory) to 200-400 EUR in private flats.

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Courses can either end with an exam or with an assessment. In the first case students will get a grade (A-F), for an assessment a student will get either P (passed) or MA (fail). Note that it is not possible to get a grade for a course that ends with an assessment and where the result is marked as P (passed).

Number of places available

4 places.

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).