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Tallinn University of Technology

Tallinn University of Technology

On 17 September 1918, the Estonian Engineering Society managed to open an Estonian-based engineering school named Special Engineering Courses. That date has been recognised as the founding date of Tallinn University of Technology. By the 15 September 1936 Act of the Head of State, the school was granted the status of University, named Tallinn Technical Institute. In 1938, the name - Tallinn Technical University - was effective.

TUT is one of the largest universities in Estonia, providing an interdisciplinary higher education and technological advancement. TUT has over 10 000 students and personnel of 1600. The University offers engineering and economics diploma, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programmes; University is organized into 8 academic faculties. Languages of instruction: Estonian, general subjects are also available in Russian. Since September 2003, TUT offers 6 international programmes taught in English.

The mission of Tallinn University of Technology is to provide educational, research and innovation services in the fields of engineering and entrepreneurship, which are internationally competitive and significant for Estonia's sustained development.

Tallinn University of Technology, the only university of technology in Estonia, is committed to high level research and development in the broad fields of engineering, technology, science and management. TUT promotes domestic and international scientific cooperation through strengthened contacts with business, business associations, other higher education and research institutions and public sector authorities.

TUT is an initiator in developing research-intensive enterprise environment and one of the founders of Tallinn Technology Park Development Foundation. Research and development activities are arranged through departments, research centres and through five R&D institutions.

Open to international cooperation TUT participates in several European Union programmes, is involved in international research and development agreements, and has acquired over a hundred individual research grants from different foundations and organizations.


Tallinn University of Technology

Roode Liias
Tel: +372 620 24 56

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News and Updates

June 2011
The BEENetwork Newsletter is available for downloading.

June 2011
The BEENetwork Flyer is available in English and German language.

May 2011
Residents will get additional support for refurbishment of multifamily buildings in Lithuania. more

April 2011
New European Energy Efficiency Facility to finance sustainable energy at the local and regional level. more

March 2011
On 8th March 2011, the European Commission published the new Energy Efficiency Plan (EEP). more

February 2011
State grants for the renovation of apartment buildings in Estonia. more



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