graduation 2021

The graduation ceremonies will take place outdoors in any weather. The front attic of the Nova building has been prepared for the graduates. 

 

Schedule

Tallinn University graduation ceremonies schedule: 

14.06.2021
School of Governance, Law and Society (YTI) 

10 am - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Governance, Law and Society Master’s study programmes:

  • political science
  • international relations
  • law
  • social entrepreneurship
  • sociology
  • social pedagogy and child protection
  • social work
  • law

12 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Governance, Law and Society Bachelor’s study programmes (in Estonian):

  • administrative and business organization
  • law
  • sociology
  • social work
  • law(in Estonian)

2 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Governance, Law and Society Bachelor’s study programmes (in English):

  • interdisciplinary social sciences
  • politics and governance
  • law (in English)

15.06
School of Educational Sciences

10 am - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Educational Sciences Bachelor’s study programmes:

  • pedagogy of pre-primary education
  • special pedagogy

12 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Educational Sciences Bachelor’sstudy programmes:

  • andragogy

  • vocational pedagogy
  • pedagogy
  • youth work
  • social pedagogy

2 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Educational Sciences Master’s study programmes:

  • pre-school pedagogy
  • special pedagogue-advisor
  • vocational teacher

4 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Educational Sciences Master’s study programmes:

  • andragogy
  • education management
  • educational innovation and leadership
  • educational sciences
  • class teacher
  • multi-subject teacher
  • youth work management

16.06 .2021
School of Natural Sciences and Health
School of Digital Technologies

10 am - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Natural Sciences and Health Bachelor’s study programmes:

  • physical education
  • recreation administration
  • integrated craft and home economics technologies
  • biology
  • integrated natural sciences
  • environmental management
  • psychology

12 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Digital Technologies Bachelor’s study programmes:

  • computer science
  • information science
  • mathematics, mathematical economics and data analysis

2 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Natural Sciences and Health Master’s study programmes:

  • recreation management
  • teacher of physical education
  • teacher of technology education
  • teacher of natural sciences in secondary school
  • molecular biochemistry and ecology
  • environmental management
  • urban governance
  • arts therapies
  • psychology
  • organizational behavior

4 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Digital Technologies Master’s study programmes:

  • open society technologies
  • digital learning games

  • educational technology

  • human-computer interaction

  • teacher of computer science

  • management of information technology

  • information science

  • teacher of mathematics

17.06.2021
School of Humanities
Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School

10 am - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Humanities Bachelor’s study programmes:

  • artes liberales
  • asian studies

  • history

  • anthropology

  • estonian philology

  • european modern languages and cultures

  • philosophy

  • liberal arts in humanities

  • theory of culture

  • russian philology

12 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following School of Humanities Master’s study programmes:

  • asian studies
  • teacher of history and civic
  • history
  • anthropology
  • teacher of estonian language and literature
  • estonian studies
  • linguistics and language editing
  • translation
  • visual culture and film studies
  • literary studies
  • cultural theory and philosophy
  • slavonic languages and cultures
  • teacher of russian language and literature

  • teacher of foreign languages

2 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School Master’s study programmes:

  • music teacher
  • art teacher
  • communication management
  • Kino Eyes
  • ViewFinder
  • contemporary media
  • communication
  • documentary
  • choreography

4 pm - Graduation ceremony of the following Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School Bachelor’s study programmes:

  • crossmedia
  • IKUMUMU
  • audiovisual media
  • choreography
  • journalism
  • advertising and public relations
  • advertising and publicity studies
  • public relations

18.06.2021
Haapsalu College, at 5 pm, Haapsalu Culture House

  • craft technologies and design
  • road safety
  • applied informatics
  • health manager

Information for graduates

Dear Graduate!

NB! The graduation ceremonies will take place outdoors in any weather. The front attic of the Nova house has been prepared for the graduates.

Congratulations on a big day and for this great achievement! 
Our goal is to organise your graduation ceremony as smoothly and safely as possible. For that, please read the instructions for the event.

All graduation ceremonies take place in front of the Nova building (Narva road 27). During the ceremony, the graduates and academic staff sit in front of the Nova building under the roof. All visitors may find a place to sit in the inner courtyard square.

We start gathering 15 minutes before the ceremony in front of the Vita building. If it rains, then we'll gather at the Vita lobby. There you will be greeted by the academic staff who give instructions for lining up and helps to store personal belongings during the ceremony. They will also hand you the "Gaudeamus" lyrics. 

We recommend that risk groups consider participating in the graduation based on their health condition.
Healthy people with no signs of infectious disease are welcome to the graduation, following the general recommendations for preventing the spread of the virus. Do not come to the graduation when you are assigned to self-isolation or quarantine. Graduates, who can't attend, can get their diplomas from their school's study counsellor. 

Presentation of Diplomas for Bachelor's Degree Graduates:
  • Lined up correctly, graduates walk to the area in front of the Nova building, find themselves a seat and remain standing in front of their seat.
  • The ceremony starts with the anthem of the Republic of Estonia.
  • The host greets the graduates, staff and visitors and congratulates the graduates.
  • The host starts naming full names of the graduates, who after hearing their names walk up to the Director of the School, who hands graduates their diplomas
  • The graduate gives a signature
  • The graduate will be handed a flower after which the graduate reutrns to their seat.
  • There will be no handshake.
Presentation of Diplomas for Master's degree graduates:
  • Lined up correctly, graduates walk to the area in front of the Nova building, find themselves a seat and remain standing in front of their seat.
  • The ceremony starts with the anthem of the Republic of Estonia.
  • The host greets the graduates, staff and visitors and congratulates the graduates.
  • The host starts naming full names of the graduates, who after hearing their names walk up to the Rector who hands graduates their diplomas
  • The Director of the School congratulates the graduate
  • The graduate gives a signature
  • The graduate will be handed a flower after which the graduate reutrns to their seat.
  • There will be no handshake.
The ending of the ceremony and photoshoot
  • The ceremony ends with singing "Gaudeamus"
  • After "Gaudeamus", the graduates have a seat 
  • The host says their finals thank you words and invites graduates to take pictures course by course on Nova stairs. When the picture is taken, the graduates move to the yard to receive their congratulations and the next course is called our for the ceremony.

Information for visitors

Dear Visitor!

You are welcome to congratulate your relatives for graduating Tallinn University at our graduation ceremonies. Our goal is to organise graduation ceremonies as smoothly and safely as possible. We recommend that risk groups consider participating in the graduation based on their health condition.
Healthy people with no signs of infectious disease are welcome to the graduation, following the general recommendations for preventing the spread of the virus. Do not come to the graduation when you are assigned to self-isolation or quarantine. Therefore, we expect each graduate to congratulate no more than two guests.

The graduation ceremonies take place in front of the Nova building (Narva road 27). The graduates sit in front of the Nova building and the roof, academic staff and visitors can find a seat in the inner courtyard square, where there there are only counted number of chairs. For that, visitors must be prepared to standing during the ceremony.

All ceremonies will be live broadcasted and can be watched from Tallinn University homepage, our Youtube channel, from the TVs located all around the campus and from a big screen at the Astra lobby. 

The Bachelor's degree ceremonies last approximately 1,5 hours, Master's ceremonies 1 hour. Ceremonies start with the entrance of the Rector or Director, academic staff and the graduates and end with singing "Gaudeamus". During the entrance, we ask visitors to stand up. The congratulations of the graduates takes place in the courtyard. 
 

Photographers and ordering pictures

 

Photographers Arno Mikkor and Piret Räni