MA Programmes in Political Science at the University of Tartu 2017/2018

We are pleased to announce the call for applications to MA programmes taught in English:

Tuition-waiver scholarships available on a competitive basis for all programmes! Scholarships are decided based on admission results, all candidates are automatically considered.


Why study in Tartu, Estonia?

  • Estonia offers very good education at all levels. The University of Tartu is ranked in the TOP 2% of the world’s best universities (QS World University Rankings 2016-2017).
  • International students rate Estonia as the #1 place to stay (Erasmus Student Network Survey).
  • 60% of students at our Institute are international, with most students from Georgia, US, Germany, UK, Ukraine, Russia.
  • Our programmes offer various mobility opportunities – you can go on an exchange in our numerous partner universities across the world, participate in summer or winter schools, do an internship, etc.
  • A degree from Estonia is great value for money: you will receive a high-quality European education at an affordable cost.
  • Estonia is safe, clean and dynamic. It has a modern infrastructure, such as e-government and free WiFi almost everywhere.
  • Tartu is a university town whose academic life has been historically linked with both Russia and Western Europe. It offers something to everyone: cozy bars and nightclubs in the centre, with nature parks and trails nearby, world-class culture and much more!


We welcome applications from all disciplines and backgrounds. All programmes combine comprehensive academic knowledge with training in core competences, preparing you for a career in the public as well as private sector or academia.


Begin building a great career and open yourself up to new experiences – apply now!


Application deadline: March 15, 2017
All information available at

Contact us: Oliivia Võrk, Coordinator,


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