Digital Library Learning (DILL) is a two-year international master’s programme for elite information professionals to provide them with the skills and competencies necessary to navigate through the rapidly evolving world of digital libraries. It is offered in cooperation between Tallinn University (Estonia) and the University of Parma (Italy). Students will spend at least one semester at each institution.
The first semester starts with a summer school in Tallinn, Estonia. The first semester is provided both by Tallinn University and University of Parma and the students can choose the place to stay according to their preferences or follow the courses online. For the second semester, students are in Tallinn, Estonia.The third semester contains a second summer school, and takes place in Parma, Italy. Students will also do an international internship during this time. In the fourth semester students can choose to write their Master Thesis at one of the partner institutions, depending on the subject of the thesis and the location of the student’s main supervisor.
The Digital Library Learning curriculum (2016/2017 academic year) is available here.
The course is designed to prepare information professionals who have or will have responsibility for managing digital conversion programs and/or implementing digital libraries and conducting digital library education programs. The graduates have the skills necessary to function in the complex world of digital libraries in different sectors of society.
In addition, have look at courses in Tallinn Summer School. It is an opportunity to get acquainted with Tallinn University before starting your degree studies.
Haleh Rajabi, an Iranian student taking part in a two-year master's programme Digital Library Learning and writing her MA thesis at Tallinn University, explains why she chose Tallinn and what she likes the most about the university and the city.
Watch the video to hear her story:
See also detailed guidelines on application procedure at Tallinn University site.
Duration: 2 years
Cost: € 1250 per semester
Study form: Cycle studies
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