The following areas on the university main campus provide facilities for independent wheelchair use:
Terra building (Narva Road 25) – first floor rooms (marked with the prefix ‘T’) and through the Astra building the third and fourth floor rooms. The second floor is accessible by using the stairclimber situated on the first floor of the Terra building.
Astra building (Narva Road 29) – rooms on all floors (marked with the prefix ‘A’). The building has toilet facilities designed for people with special needs.
Silva building (Narva Road 29) – rooms on all floors (marked with the prefix ‘S’) are accessible through the Astra building. Additionally the second floor is accessible from the second floor of the Mare building.
Mare building (Uus-Sadama Street 5) – rooms on all floors (marked with the prefix ‘M’). The building has toilet facilities designed for people with special needs.
Nova building (Narva Road 27) – rooms on all floors (marked with the prefix ‘N’). The building has toilet facilities designed for people with special needs.
TU Academic Library (Rävala Avenue 10) – some of the reading halls are accessible by wheelchair.
To assist people with impaired vision, the first and last steps of all staircases in the university buildings are marked with red-white stripes (or black-yellow stripes in the Silva building).
The reading device Tieman Reader Color is available for people with impaired vision at the TU Academic Library (Rävala Avenue 10) and the Study Centre (Astra building, second floor).
Tallinn University student dormitory (17 Karu Street) provides accommodation specially designed for students using a wheelchair. The dormitory is located in the centre of Tallinn, in the immediate vicinity of Tallinn University. In 2010, a three-room, specially designed apartment was opened in the student residence for tenants with special needs. The apartment consists of two single rooms and one double room. The double room is designed to accommodate an additional person who is accompanying a student with special needs. The apartment is located on the first floor - the entrance is located besides the parking spaces and opens with a magnetic card. The stairs are equipped with a platform lift. Pictures are available here.
More information about special needs support you can refer to Erasmus+ testimonials:
Advice can be obtained from the counsellor for students with special needs.