University of Tartu is an exchange destination for University College Utrecht students, located in Tartu, Estonia.

Acclaimed subjects

The University of Tartu is particularly interesting for studying Russian as well as regional political affairs.

Semesters available

We recommend going in Spring semester since it lines up better with UCU's academic calendar.

Number of places available


Academic calendar

Fall Semester: Mid-August – beginning of February
Spring Semester: Mid-February – end of June

Language of instruction


Application deadlines

Spring Semester: November 1

Course offer

You can find an overview of courses here.

Credit system


Grade system



There are 2 options: to stay at the university dorm for €48 a month or to rent an apartment for the price about €150 a month.


Living costs in Estonia are lower than in the Netherlands.



Student experiences

University of Tartu is a new destination, and therefore we have not received feedback from our students yet. Be the first UCU student to explore Tartu!

More information

For information about the requirements for studying abroad, the application procedure and more, go to UCU's Study abroad page. 

You can browse through all UCU exchange destinations and UU exchange destinations in the exchange catalog.