Each year, Estonian universities welcome many international students from all over the world.
So, Why Should I Study in Estonia? Lets Find out
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Scholarships in Estonia
Estonian government and universities have initiated various scholarship schemes to support international students who are interested in studying in Estonia. Various state scholarships and funding possibilities for incoming students.
With the scholarship database you can search for the most suitable scholarship available according to your interest. A variety of scholarships are also available directly through the universities.
Funding opportunities in Estonia
Although it is very common to find funding opportunities for Master’s and PhD programmes (especially in the science field), most of the time they demand you to be a resident of the funding country. But this is not the case in Estonia! While funding opportunities are not limited to Estonian residents. On the contrary, academics appreciate student’s talent no matter the nationality!
Free PhD & Low Competition in Estonia
Estonia is a small country, living costs are low, there are funding opportunities open to foreign students and it is a digital society.
All doctoral studies in Estonia are without tuition fee.
It is just probability – most of the time students look up popular countries, e.g. Central Europe countries, and the higher the number of applications the more difficult it gets to get enrolled in a program. On the other hand, with less number of applications the easier it is to get enrolled in a program!
Low Tuition Fee
Estonia has become an attractive study destination for students abroad due to its budget-friendly and high-quality education.
The currency used in Estonia is Euro.
In addition, some universities offer a few Master and Bachelor programmes with no tuition fee at all (tuition fee waivers, tuition free programmes).
Living costs in Estonia
Compared to Central Europe and North America, Estonia is an affordable country regarding living costs and taxes for foreigners.
Most universities in Estonia have their own dormitories and students settle their to study in Estonia.
Estonia is the first country to offer e-residency – a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location-independent business online.
Alternatively, as a student, your student card which is issued by your University and can also be issued as a bank card from your Estonian local bank. It is very convenient and can be used for as a student identification, a bus card and if issued from your bank, a bank card!
English Taught Programs
At this point you might be thinking “Estonia sounds like a good place to study, but I am afraid I don’t speak Estonian”. However, there are more than 250 degree programmes offered in Estonia which are fully taught in English! If you are looking to study abroad at any level, I am asking you now! Why not start looking up study programmes in Estonia?
Study in Estonia without IELTS
You can study in Estonia without IELTS or TOEFL. What you have to do, is to take an English Preparatory course. Once you would complete the English Language Preparatory course, you can start a bachelor’s degree course at a specified university. You have to mention in advance a bachelor’s degree course before you apply for English preparatory course.
The English language preparatory course duration varies for each applicant depending upon his/her English language fluency.
For most master’s degree courses, IELTS is optional. You can only submit an English proficiency letter to get admission. There are many master degree courses, which are offered in English. It’s always better to check master’s degree requirements on a few universities’ web portal before finalizing one course or programme.
Best Performing Economy
Estonia is the best-performing economy in Europe. Estonia has more successful start-up companies per head than in any other country in Europe, e.g. TransferWise, CrabCAD, Fortumo etc. The English language is widely spoken in Estonia.
English entry-level Positions
After graduation, there are plenty of accessible English entry-level positions with flexible hours, international experience, growth potential, and ability to learn new skills.
In Estonia, there are several means of transportation that you should familiarize yourself with if you’re moving inside city borders. There are trams, trolleys and buses
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