Welcome to the information page for applicants who have completed studies in Estonia, with information about meeting the English requirement, what previous studies meet the basic entry requirements, and any special documentation instructions. 

Start with Step 1 - Finding out what I need to submit

There are general instructions for all applicants; it is important that you start with Step 1 and then work your way through the remaining steps in order to submit the right documents in the right way.

Meeting the English requirement - bachelor's and master's level studies

You can meet the English requirement with your upper seconday studies with any of the following:

  • English studied as A or B language
  • a minimum of 6 completed courses and graduation before 2014;
  • English as B2 language, with a minimum of 5 courses and graduation 2014 and later.

If you’re documenting your English based on your upper secondary studies, you must provide upper secondary documents in order to demonstrate you meet the requirement. Please submit your upper secondary documents as indicated below under ’For bachelor’s level studies’.

You can also demonstrate that you meet the English language requirement through some previous university studies or an internationally approved English test. Find out more at the following link:

English language requirements

Previous studies that meet the general entry requirements and any special documentation instructions

For bachelor's level studies:

Secondary School Certificate (Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus), State Examination Certificate (Riigieksamitunnistus) and final transcript (Hinneteleht) from 2003.

Always submit your documents in the original language

You must submit your documents in the original language. You must also provide a translation of your documents – this translation must be completed by an official translator.

If your school issues your documents in English, these alone cannot be accepted. We must also have the documents in their original language.

For master's level studies:

Minimum requirement is Bakkalaureus or Rakenduskõrgharidusõppe or Bakalaureusekraad, minimum 3-year and equivalent to 180 ECTS.

  • To demonstrate your eligibility, you must submit your transcript of record and Diploma. If your diploma supplement lists all your courses, it can replace the transcript if it is sent together with the diploma. All pages with text/writing/stamps must be submitted, even back pages.
  • Please note that entries in academic record books cannot be accepted as transcripts of records.

Translation requirements

Academic documents issued in English by the university can be accepted (no translation is required) if the title of the degree is clearly stated on the documents. Please note that in some instances, we may also require documents issued in their original language.

If your documentation is issued in another language you need to submit documentation both in the original language and a translation completed by an official translator. Accepted languages for translations are Swedish, English, French or German.