Programmes

Complex Systems in Natural Sciences, PhD

School of Natural Sciences and Health

The study programme is aimed at those who are interested in various problems in the field of natural and exact sciences, life sciences and environmental sciences.

PhD studies
Estonian
English
2

Demography PhD

School of Governance, Law and Society

 

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
Cost: Free
Language of Instruction: English, Estonian
Field of Study: Social Sciences, Business and Law 
Conferred Degree: PhD (Demography)

PhD studies
Estonian
English
1

Educational Sciences

School of Educational Sciences

Our doctoral programme is all about creating conditions for achieving professionalism in the field of educational sciences and conducting independent research on an internationally recognized level. We support doctoral students in becoming highly qualified university teachers, scientists and experts in the field of education.

PhD studies
Estonian
English
3
Free

Government and Politics PhD

School of Governance, Law and Society

 

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
Cost: Free
Language of Instruction: English, Estonian
Field of Study: Social Sciences
Conferred Degree: PhD (Government and Politics)

PhD studies
Estonian
English
1

Health Behaviour and Wellbeing, PhD

School of Natural Sciences and Health

During the programme, the students are taught the principles of carrying out research and its practical application to pursue a career in higher education, research and development institutions and in health care system by integrating knowledge with health technologies that meet present-day expectations, taking into account the peculiarities of health administration.

PhD studies
Estonian
English
2

History

School of Humanities

The History PhD programme aims to prepare researchers, lecturers and other academic staff in the broad fields of history, including archaeology and art history.

PhD studies
Estonian
English

Information Society Technologies

School of Digital Technologies

This doctoral programme provides conditions for preparing specialists with the highest scientific qualification in ICT area. It supports development of research based and innovative approaches for working on appropriate positions as well as readiness for continuous personal professional development and supports development of competences for working on academic positions (researcher, lecturer) or as senior specialist in public, private or third sector.

PhD studies
English
Estonian

Linguistics

School of Humanities

The goal of the Linguistics PhD programme is to train researchers and instructors in the field of linguistics.

PhD studies
English
Estonian

Psychology, PhD

School of Natural Sciences and Health

The School of Natural Sciences and Health is home to researchers and lecturers who work on an international level in developmental, cultural, and school psychology and also the new psychology paradigm – idiographic psychology.

PhD studies
Estonian
English
1

Social Work PhD

School of Governance, Law and Society

 

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
Cost: Free
Language of Instruction: Estonian, English
Field of Study: Health Sciences
Conferred Degree: PhD (Social Work)

PhD studies
Estonian
English
2

Sociology PhD

School of Governance, Law and Society

 

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
Cost: Free
Language of Instruction: English, Estonian
Field of Study: Social Sciences, Business and Law 
Conferred Degree: PhD (Sociology)

PhD studies
Estonian
English
2

Studies of Cultures

School of Humanities

Our Studies of Cultures is an umbrella PhD study programme covering fields like Cultural Theory, Estonian Literature and Culture, English Literature and Culture, German Literature and Culture, Romance Studies, Russian Literature and Culture, Middle Eastern and Asian Literatures and Cultures, Cultural Geography, Philosophy, and Social and Cultural Anthropology.

PhD studies
Estonian
English