Tuition and research scholarships
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Doctoral students who are not studying on a state or EBS financed study place have to pay tuition fee.
The tuition fee for students from Estonia and EU countries starting their studies from study year 2016/17 is credit point based: the fee for one credit point is 50 € (core and special subjects), supervising fee is 750 € per semester and graduation fee is 1500 €. Tuition can be paid in one or several parts.
The tuition fee for students from non-EU countries starting their studies from study year 2016/17 is 3900 € per semester (7800 € per year). Students studying full-time will receive a monthly stipend of 422 €.
The tuition fee for students who started their studies before study year 2014/2015 is 1595 € per semester (3190 € per year) - that includes participation at doctoral courses, supervision and all costs related to graduation, e.g. editing and printing the thesis. Tuition can be paid in one or several parts.
All doctoral students can equally apply for several additional one-time scholarships aimed to enhance research activity. More information on both financing your studies and research scholarships can be read below and asked from the study consultant.
Translation of rector´s decree 2016/2017 study year tuition fees.
Financing of studies
State financed doctoral students are exempt from tuition and receive an additional monthly support of 422 €. Distribution of state financing is decided yearly by the Research Council based on the proposals made by the attestation committee at the end of October.
Scholarships of Estonian Government for Doctoral students: 422 EUR per month
Doctoral students who have showed notable results in research or development activities can apply for EBS scholarships that either partially or fully cover their tuition. Scholarship decisions are made by the Research Council based on the application by doctoral students, supervisor’s recommendation and the results of last attestation yearly at the end of October.