TU in World Top 250 in Sociology Studies


QS World University Rankings® has placed Tallinn University among the top 250 universities in the world in sociology. In Europe alone, we hold position #90.

Sociology studies at Tallinn University rely on long-term research in many aspects of Estonian society, which reflects in our position in the ranking. Tallinn University School of Governance, Law and Society hosts one of the largest and oldest sociological research centres in Estonia – Estonian Institute for Population Studies. It also hosts the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Lifecourse Studies.

Our studies have a strong base of social studies methodology and social process analysis. Our alumni often excel in thesis competitions, foreign universities, as well as local careers in positions that demand a good grasp of social analysis.

The QS World University Rankings® index is based on the reputation of a field and the university in academia and employers (through a worldwide survey), as well as the amount of citations in research articles (Scopus database, H-index).