University of Tartu is a universitywide partner in Tartu, Estonia.

Academic calendar

Semester I: (Fall) 1st/2nd week of September – last week of January/1st week of February
Semester II: (Spring) 2nd/3rd week of February – ends last week of June

Academic Calendar



Areas of study open to UU students

Nomination/registration at Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, 50% of courses can be taken at other faculties.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Courses for international students are taught in English. 

Estimated living costs per month

Food, other basic costs and accommodation: around 600-700 euros per month. More information


Normal study load per term in credits: 30 ECTS and in courses: 6 to 10.

Grading system: A to F
A excellent 91-100%
B very good 81-90%
C good 71-80%
D sufficient 61-70%
E poor 51-60%
F  fail 0-50%
Minimum pass: E

Number of places available

2 places per year


More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.