English language requirement for PhD programmes in History, Linguistics and Studies of Cultures:


EU/EEA citizens

International applicants to whom English is not a native language are required to provide a proof of their English language proficiency. Exceptions are made only for applicants who have completed their previous studies fully in English (attested proof from the previous educational institution required).

One of the following international language test is accepted:
  • IELTS  (International English Language Testing System) academic: 7.0 .Copy of the IELTS test result is accepted as it will be verified online by Tallinn University.Please note that IELTS test result is valid 2 years.
  • C1 Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English): 180
  • C2 Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English) : 180

    Candidates presenting Cambridge English tests should indicate their ID number and secret number in their application form.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) paper version: 627, internet based: 95 (Tallinn University Code number is: 0449). Test result has to be sent directly to Tallinn University, by the test centre. It is also possible to order the test results to be sent to Tallinn University online. Please note that TOEFL iBT test score is valid 2 years.
  • PTE academic (Pearson test of English): 67. Test result has to be sent to Tallinn university through the secure PTE portal. Test results are valid for two years.

 

Non-EU/EEA citizens

International applicants are required to provide a proof of their English language proficiency. Exceptions are made only for applicants who have completed one of their previous levels of education or their previous studies fully in English in the United States, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand or the EU/EEA countries (attested proof from the previous educational institution required).

One of the following international language test is accepted:
  • IELTS  (International English Language Testing System) academic: 7.0 Copy of the IELTS test result is accepted as it will be verified online by Tallinn University. Please note that IELTS test result is valid 2 years.
  • C1 Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English): 180
  • C2 Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English) : 180

    Candidates presenting Cambridge English tests should indicate their ID number and secret number in their application form.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) paper version: 627, internet based: 95 (Tallinn University Code number is: 0449).Test result has to be sent directly to Tallinn University, by the test centre. It is also possible to order the test results to be sent to Tallinn University online. Please note that TOEFL iBT test score is valid 2 years.
  • PTE academic (Pearson test of English): 67. Test result has to be sent to Tallinn university through the secure PTE portal. Test results are valid for two years.