Established in 1914, the Estonian Academy of Arts is the only public university in Estonia providing higher education in fine arts, design, architecture, media, visual studies, art culture, and conservation. The EAA is striving to be among the leading international centres of innovation in the field of visual culture.
Strategy published here: https://www.artun.ee/en/academy/international/
Being the only art-design-and architecture university in Estonia, it has a significant role in leading and developing relevant fields of study.
Estonian Academy of Arts is the only institution in Estonia providing art, design-and architecture education at BA, MA and PhD level
faculties and departments
All are listed here: https://www.artun.ee/en/academy/international/
bachelor level programs
Programs available in Estonian only.
master level programs
MA programs in English: https://www.artun.ee/en/admissions/
research activity and main areas
Architecture, Design, Fine Arts and Art Culture
doctorate level programs
PhD Architecture (4 years) PhD Art History (4 years) PhD Design (4 years) PhD Cultural Heritage and Conservation (4 years)
subject areas for exchange students
Most programmes, but more information can be requested by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- 1 May for autumn semester and academic year
- 15 October for spring semester
All staff members have good command of English and groups are relatively small (5-15 students). There are five MA programmes in English: Design and Engineering MA (joint programme with Tallinn Technical University), Animation MA, Urban Studies MA, Interaction Design and Design and Crafts. The official language of instruction for other study programmes is Estonian, however, foreign students are guided individually in English.
- Autumn semester: 1 September – 23 December
- Spring semester: 22 January – 31 May
cost of living per month (studying and living)
Minimum 500 EUR per month (moderate conditions)