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Master programmes in Political Science at the University of Tartu, Estonia

Publish Date: Apr 09, 2015

Deadline: Apr 16, 2015

Master programmes in Political Science at the University of Tartu 2015/2016

Application deadline: April 16, 2015

The Institute of Government and Politics at the University of Tartu (Estonia) is pleased to announce its call for applications to three MA programmes taught exclusively in English:

All qualified applicants are eligible for scholarships and tuition fee waivers on a competitive basis in all three programmes.

Why study in Tartu, Estonia?

  • Our study programmes address various themes in political science. Tartu is the perfect place to learn about the cooperation in the wider Baltic region, e-governance and democracy, or Russia’s relations with the EU and NATO. Get aunique insight into these topics from the Northeast corner of Europe and shape the development of your country and society!
  • You can study in an environment that also gives you first-hand experience! Despite being a small EU member state, Estonia is a world leader in digital society: it has electronic ID-cards, digital signatures, e-government, e-voting, e-parking, etc. Estonia is the home of Skype, and it has more successful start-up companies per head than in any other country in Europe. It also holds significant expertise in cyber security and is home to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence.
  • The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 3% of the world’s best universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14). Our university is the biggest and most reputable in Estonia, but here everyone matters: you can expect a lot of personal space as well as personal attention, coupled with high academic excellence.
  • We are an international community: our faculty includes leading scholars from Russia and Estonia as well as Germany, Italy, and elsewhere.
  • The programmes offer various mobility opportunities in our numerous partner universities across Russia, Europe and beyond, you can participate in summer or winter schools, do an internship, etc.
  • For more reasons why study in Tartu, see here:


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!


Contact us: Maili Vilson,

Contact our students for primary experience about life in Tartu:

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